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48 min ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Seminole Co. Woman Reported Missing Under Suspicious Circumstances

Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions.

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Related Topix: Sapulpa, OK, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Jenks, OK

2 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

D.E.Q. visits new office location and redevelopment sites in U.P.

The Department of Environmental Quality has been touring the Upper Peninsula this week visiting many sites previously classified as brownfields as well as their new office in Marquette.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Marquette, MI

7 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Blue-green algae advisory issued for Hayden Lake - Fri, 01 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A health advisory for blue-green algae was issued Friday for the northeastern end of Hayden Lake near the sportsman's access.

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Related Topix: Hayden Lake, ID, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland garbage scales back rate increases

The City Council handed over Oakland's $1 billion garbage and recycling franchise to a homegrown upstart that will charge homeowners lower rates than its top competitor, but might not be able to deliver service when the contract begins next July.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

15 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Recycling going well in Pike County

The city of McComb, in partnership with the other three towns, recently received a $140,000 recycling cooperative grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to promote a healthier, safer community.

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Related Topix: McComb, MS, Pike County, MS, Magnolia, MS, Osyka, MS, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

19 hrs ago | Water Online

Ontario's Water Tech Acceleration Project: Fighting For The Future Of Water

Water is big business in Ontario. Over 900 water technology companies call the Canadian province home, including Grundfos Canada, Purifics, UV Pure, TrojanUV, Eco-Tec, and Echologics.

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Related Topix: AMEC Earth and Environmental

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News Times

Wheelabrator sold to private equity firm for $1.9 billion

Overhead crane operator Luis Rullan guides a giant claw to pick up trash at Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

Portland Tribune

DEQ charges Japanese boat with illegal discharge into Willamette River

Japanese merchant ship 'La Bamba' was fined $15,600 by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for discharging its ballast water illegally into the Willamette River.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Portland, OR

Sunherald.com

Residents turn out to gain voice in air quality process

They came with notebooks out and questions ready as more than 50 people packed the Pascagoula Senior Center for what may be the first-of-its-kind meeting on air quality.

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

KIVI

Pilot of crop duster walks away from crash

The site where a crop duster crashed in south-central Idaho is being cleaned up by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Insider Monkey

Cascade Investment LLC Buys Some More Republic Services Inc. (RSG) Shares

Is it a good time to buy some more Republic Services, Inc. shares? The managers of Bill Gates' Cascade Investment LLC seem to think so.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Waste Management, Financial Services, Investment Services, Gabelli Asset Management

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Michigan DEQ tour future site of Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex

Nearly 46 acres of land north of Newberry, long contaminated by industrial waste, is being repurposed into a one of a kind ice skating facility.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Wed Jul 30, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.07

Tetra Tech declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 30th, AR Network reports.

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Related Topix: Tetra Tech, Construction, Architecture, Smith Consulting Architects

Sydney Morning Herald

Coke boss gets up close to beer

Coca Cola chief Alison Watkins took took over from long-serving CC Amatil boss Terry Davis in March.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Beverages, CocaCola, Casella Waste Systems, Waste Management, Australia, World News,

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2014 were $16.9 milli... )--LifeLock, Inc. , an industry leader in identity theft protection, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Glu Mobile, Startups, Hudson Technologies, Waste Management, Solazyme, Real Estate, Apartment Investment and Management, Tessera Technologies, Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Electronics

Customer Interaction Solutions

Entergy Foundation Targets Education, Environmental Programs and Poverty Solutions

NEW ORLEANS, July 29 -- Entergy issued the following news release: More than 100 nonprofit organizations are benefiting from $1.76 million in grant awards from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.

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Related Topix: Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi, New Orleans, Jazz

The Arizona Republic

Quick look at morning wires

Quick look at morning wires Quick look at morning wires Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mZQrch In this July 17, 2014, file photo, people walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Waste Management, Plano, TX

Sunherald.com

Around Mississippi

The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality has fined Columbus steel mill Severstal $135,000 because the company's pollution-control monitors didn't function properly after the plant expanded in June 2011.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Yazoo County, MS, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

Waste haulers seek chance to bid on Manatee County's estimated $140 million business

Manatee County commissioners Tuesday agreed to suspend further legal work on a proposed renewal of solid waste contracts with current haulers, estimated to be worth $140 million.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Republic Services, Waste Management, Bradenton, FL, Palmetto, FL

Portland Tribune

DEQ prepares draft permit for coal export project

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has released a draft "401" water quality certification for the proposed Coyote Island coal terminal in Boardman.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR

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