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There's 'No Government-Wide Mechanism' to Determine How...

How much does it cost taxpayers for the federal government to do environmental assessments? And what's the return on that cost? Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies on Capitol Hill with Acting EPA Chief Financial Officer Maryann Froehlich, March 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Refinery issues statement in response to river spill



Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Plastics News

Shintech in early stages of planning ethylene feedstock plant in Louisiana

Shintech Inc. has filed an air permit with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that would allow for the construction of a new unit with more than 1 billion pounds of annual capacity for plastic feedstock ethylene.


Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Plaquemine, LA, Addis, LA


Chemung County Landfill Concerns

Residents opposed to the Chemung County Landfill expansion proposal came out to voice their concerns on April 14th.


Related Topix: Chemung County, NY, Casella Waste Systems, Waste Management, Horseheads, NY

KKSA-AM San Angelo

City Water Blending Begins May 1st

The City of San Angelo will begin blending water from the Hickory Aquifer with surface water on May 1 at a rate of approximately 10 parts lake water to one part Hickory water.


Related Topix: San Angelo, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Resource Investing News

UEC Moves Closer to ISR Production from Burke Hollow

Uranium Energy has moved its third ISR uranium project into the production permitting stage, bringing the Burke Hollow project in South Texas a few steps closer to its targeted steady production date of 2017.


Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Off the Kuff

SA City Council to begin the plastic bag debate

City staffers Wednesday plan to recommend to the City Council's Governance Committee that San Antonio move forward with a ban on single-use plastic and paper bags.


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

Salt Lake City Weekly

Waste Watch

As Russell Ridge walked the length of a vacant lot in North Salt Lake, trying to get a feel for how the excavation company he worked for might be able to use the property, he spotted something out of the ordinary - the rusted top of what looked like an oil drum poking out of the ground.


Related Topix: North Salt Lake, UT, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Salt Lake County, UT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sun Advocate

Division of Water Quality Utah Department of Environmental Quality...

Division of Water Quality Utah Department of Environmental Quality Public Notice of Intent to Issue Construction Permit Related to the Ground Water Discharge Permit No.


Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Sundance Film Festival, East Carbon, UT, Carbon County, UT, Sunnyside, UT

Perma-Fix Environmental Services (PESI) Announces Quarterly Earnings, Misses Estimates By $2.62 EPS

Perma-Fix Environmental Services released its earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of by $2.62, Stock Ratings News reports.


Related Topix: PermaFix Environmental Services, Waste Management


Ivy Material Utilization Center Risks Being Shut Down

Supervisor Liz Palmer says, while she would like to see the open-air Ivy Material Utilization Center stay open, it's costing the county big bucks.


Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Pscholka Holding May 1 Town Hall On Orchard Hill Landfill

A town hall meeting is set for Thursday, May 1 concerning the Orchard Hill Landfill in the Coloma and Watervliet areas.


Related Topix: Coloma, MI, Watervliet, MI, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

WFNT-AM Burton

Governor Snyder Announces Statewide Recycling Initiative

On Monday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced a statewide plan designed to increase residential recycling across the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Mississippi Business Journal

Entergy gives $500K grant to The Nature Conservancy

NEW ORLEANS - Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation to The Nature Conservancy.


Related Topix: Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi

Market Wire

DirectCash Payments Inc. Announces Payday Loan Customer Has...

DirectCash Payments Inc. announces that one of its payday loan customers, Cash Store Financial Inc. , has obtained an order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granting the Cash Store's application for protection from its creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act .


Related Topix: Donaldson

The Capital-Journal

City's Takeover/Makeover cleanup will proceed

From left, Darin Scott and Tom Vlach talk Monday about how the city will proceed next month with holding its annual Takeover/Makeover cleanup.


Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Shawnee County, KS, Waste Management

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Entergy PT Raised to $70.50 at Jefferies Group

The firm currently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Jefferies Group's price target indicates a potential upside of 0.21% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy New Orleans, Energy, Entergy, Entergy Mississippi, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services

Franklin News-Post

Water advisory lifted for Pigg River after spill

Late last week, approximately 30,000 gallons of cow manure from a holding lagoon near the intersection of Calico Rock Road and Six Mile Post Road, west of Rocky Mount, spilled into a small tributary that feeds into the Pigg River.


Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Sys-Con Media

Donaldson Announces Winners of the 12th Annual Inventor Awards

Donaldson Company, Inc. a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, is pleased to announce the winners of the Company's 12th Annual Inventor Awards given to employees whose work on various technology innovations have contributed to Donaldson's continued success as a leader in filtration technology.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Donaldson, Bloomington, MN

Mississippi Business Journal

MDEQ lifts beach advisories, closure; all stations now clear

HARRISON COUNTY - The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality , through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted two water contact advisories for Coast beach monitoring stations.


Related Topix: Harrison County, MS, Environmental Quality, Waste Management


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