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12 min ago | The Town Talk

Neighbors collect complaints about chemical plantNeighbors collect...

An Environmental Protection Agency inspector, during a tour of Mississippi Phosphates in 2009, walked through a puddle so acidic it ate leather off the inspector's steel-toed boots. Neighbors collect complaints about chemical plant PASCAGOULA, Miss.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Pascagoula, MS, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Republic Services major shareholder Acquires $4,322,427 in Stock

Republic Services major shareholder Cascade Investment Llc bought 110,548 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $39.10 per share, with a total value of $4,322,426.80.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Republic Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: Edwin D. Johnson Buys 1,000 Shares of Casella Waste Systems Stock

Casella Waste Systems COO Edwin D. Johnson bought 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $4.15 per share, for a total transaction of $4,150.00.

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Related Topix: Casella Waste Systems, Waste Management

7 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

36 Pit fire grows to 2,300 acres near Mt. Hood, people evacuated

ESTACADA, Ore. The air-quality index reached unhealthy levels and people were evacuated from their homes as the 36 Pit fire east of Estacada grew to 2,300 acres Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Estacada, OR, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Rogue River, OR, Grants Pass, OR

10 hrs ago | Marine News

USCG, Enbridge to Conduct Oil Spill Response Exercise

More than 200 participants from the Coast Guard; Enbridge; the Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet County Office of Emergency Management; Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; and the Environmental Protection Agency, will participate in the exercise, which simulates a breach in Enbridge's Line 5 and a worst-case discharge of light crude oil. Participating agencies spent 18 months planning the exercise, which tests booming strategies to validate existing oil spill response plans.

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Related Topix: Cheboygan, MI, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indian River, MI, Science, Ecology

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Semi-Annual Changes to the NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index

The following three securities will be added to the Index: Ameresco, Inc. , ESCO Technologies, Inc. and OPOWER, Inc. . The Index is designed to track the performance of clean-energy companies that are publicly traded in the U.S. The Index includes companies engaged in the manufacturing, development, distribution, and installation of emerging clean-energy technologies such as solar photovoltaics, biofuels and advanced batteries.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Scientific Instruments, Esco Techologies

18 hrs ago | Pollution Online

Calgon Carbon Awarded 10-Year Contract For Reactivation Services By...

Calgon Carbon Corporation announced that the company and Palmdale Water District , have signed a 10-year contract under which Calgon Carbon will provide reactivation services to treat the District's drinking water. The value of the contract will depend upon the amount of spent carbon that is reactivated annually, which is expected to be 1 million pounds.

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Related Topix: Calgon Carbon, Chemicals, CCC Information Services, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MLive.com

Republic Services to begin trash pickup in Ypsilanti on Sept. 22

The City of Ypsilanti is in final preparations to switch residents over to the new trash collection service beginning on Sept. 22. In June, City Council approved a contract with Republic Services Inc. to have the company take over for Waste Management who currently handles trash pickup.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Waste Management, Ypsilanti, MI

Seeking Alpha

Republic Services: The Best Of Bonds And Stocks

Price restrictions on rates and a correlation to housing have limited growth but may clear over the next few years as inflation and housing pick up. An annualized return of nearly 10% over the last decade on lower risk has attracted big institutional support, including a $4 billion investment from Bill Gates.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Waste Management, Financial Markets, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Neighbors collect complaints about chemical plant

An Environmental Protection Agency inspector, during a tour of Mississippi Phosphates in 2009, walked through a puddle so acidic it ate leather off the inspector's steel-toed boots. The inspector's vivid account is one of dozens from an inspection that year that yielded a biting administrative order from the EPA to the company, using the words "imminent and substantial" danger when referring to the possible impact on human health or the environment.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Pascagoula, MS

News9 Oklahoma City

Okmulgee County Crews Seek Source Of Spill Into Deep Fork River

Okmulgee County Emergency Management hopes the public can help them track the source of a substance that spilled into the Deep Fork River. Round one tests results, conducted by the Department of Environmental Quality, are so far inconclusive as to what the substance is.

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Related Topix: Okmulgee County, OK, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Beggs, OK, Okmulgee, OK, Schulter, OK

KHQ-TV Spokane

Toxic algae found in south Idaho reservoir

State health and environment officials say they have found potentially toxic blue-green algae in the Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir in southern Idaho. It is the first time that the toxin has been detected in the Twin Falls County reservoir and the first time such a warning has been issued.

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Related Topix: Twin Falls County, ID, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Twin Falls, ID

The Victoria Advocate

Formosa flare raises community concerns 31 minutes ago

Environmentalist Diane Wilson, of Seadrift, said she received several phone calls and text messages with images of the flare from people in the Point Comfort community concerned about their health. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had no indication whether the amounts of chemicals released were at a level that would cause immediate health concerns Tuesday, spokeswoman Andrea Morrow wrote in an email.

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Related Topix: Seadrift, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

PMFG Stock Rating Lowered by William Blair

PMFG remained flat at $5.25 during during mid-day trading trading on Friday. 52,941 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

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Related Topix: Peerless Manufacturing

Black Enterprise

Hampton University and Norfolk State Create Environmental Science Partnership

Hampton University President William R. Harvey, EPA's Shawn M. Garvin, NSU Interim President and CEO Eddie Moore and David Paylor, Director of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality sign partnership. Two of Virginia's leading HBCU institutions, Hampton University and Norfolk State University , have entered a partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to help recruit more black students to pursue careers in the fields of environmental science and engineering.

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Related Topix: Hampton University, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Virginia, Virginia Government, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Norfolk State University

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Snyder boil water notice lifted

On September 11th, 2014, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required The City of Snyder, PWS ID 2080001 to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform our customers that due to the presence of contaminants or an interruption in service, water from our system must be boiled prior to consumption.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management

NOLA.com

Biloxi, Pass Christian beaches reopen after sewage concerns

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has reopened beaches in Biloxi and Pass Christian that were closed earlier this week after sewage leaked into Mississippi Sound. Officials tell WLOX-TV the beaches between Beauvoir Road and Sadler Beach Drive in Biloxi and between Espy Avenue and Hayden Avenue in Pass Christian were closed Monday.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, Biloxi, MS, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

PR-inside.com

Recent Study: Allied Waste Industries, LLC - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile

Allied Waste Industries, Inc. is a non-hazardous, solid waste management company. The company is engaged in providing the collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services for more than eight million industrial, residential and commercial customers in US.

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Related Topix: Allied Waste Industries, Waste Management, Republic Services

PR-inside.com

"Waste Connections, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships ...

Project Description: MarketLines' Waste Connections, Inc. Mergers & Acquisitions , Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions , divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Waste Connections, Inc. since January 2007. Scope: * Provides intelligence on Waste Connections, Inc.'s M&A, strategic partnerships and alliances, capital raising and private equity transactions.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Waste Connections

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New York

The co-inventors are . The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,832,502.PN.&OS=PN/8,832,502&RS=PN/8,832,502 Written by , has been assigned a patent developed by seven co-inventors for a "tunable error resilience computing."

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Scientific Instruments, Pall, Science, Computer Science

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