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2 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings

Algae in Willamette prompts state health warning

Blue-green algae was spotted floating on the Willamette River Tuesday in Portland, promoting the Oregon Health Advisory to issue a health advisory. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is studying samples of the blue-green algae cells to determine if they are the type with potential to produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

7 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

HeartWare International Inc (HTWR), Republic Services Inc. (RSG):...

Not only company officers qualify as insiders. Shareholders that own more than 10% of a company's outstanding stock are also considered to be insiders, as they can usually access information that the broader public can't.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Waste Management, HeartWare International, Healthcare Industry

8 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Charge filed against dad in 1983 toddler killing

The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill. The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA

8 hrs ago | KAUZ

New Wells In Burkburnett Will Keep Water In Area Lakes

Water wells in Burkburnett are officially online. Nine new pumps are generating the city 400,000 gallons of water per day, according to Burkburnett City Manager, Mike Whaley.

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Related Topix: Burkburnett, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Wichita Falls, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

12 hrs ago | The Times

DEQ issues order to halt landfill operations

DEQ issues order to halt landfill operations The DEQ issued an order requiring Harrelson Materials to cease landfill operations. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/16/deq-issues-order-halt-landfill-operations/15730931/ BATON ROUGE The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order Tuesday requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc. to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Shreveport, LA

16 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Pall Corp. Director Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock

Pall Corp. Director Dennis N. Longstreet sold 3,000 shares of Pall Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.90, for a total transaction of $251,700.00.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Pall

20 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Cadillac receives $2M, $0 match stormwater, wastewater system grant

The city of Cadillac has 2,000,000 reasons to be excited about the future of its stormwater and wastewater infrastructure. The city recently was notified that its grant application submitted last fall was accepted and would provide $2 million, with no local match required.

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

Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Valley

WVIA Public Media announced Waste Management of Pennsylvania has donated $2,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services. WVIA provides educational television programming to its member schools, delivering an inventory of curriculum-based programming.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Pennsylvania

Yesterday | KLEW-TV Lewiston

Air quality advisory alert for region- moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups

You've probably noticed our skies are a bit hazy Monday It's from smoke from fires in the region, which has prompted the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to issue an air quality advisory and a burn ban for Nez Perce, Latah, Idaho, Lewis and Clearwater counties. The air quality is currently in the moderate category and is forecasted to remain in the moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups category for the next few days depending on fire activity.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Fire

Mon Sep 15, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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