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27 min ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago |

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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Michigan, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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

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.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.


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.


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

Miss. fines Severstal $135K on emission sensors

Chris Wells, a lawyer for the state Department of Environmental Quality, says Severstal agreed to install a continuous emissions monitoring system when it made a $550 million plant expansion, adding a second steel-melting furnace.


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


Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Singapore's City Developments Ltd and Australia's Stockland Group Ltd are considering bidding for Leighton Holdings' $7 billion residential and commercial property portfolio, a leading Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Waste Management

The News Tribune

Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B

It is selling Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., which owns or runs 17 waste-to-energy facilities and four independent power-producing plants in the U.S. The business also has four ash monofill landfills, three transfer stations and an ongoing development and construction project in the U.K. Wheelabrator's 2013 revenue totaled about $845 million.


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

Sys-Con Media

US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Management will conduct an investor conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss these results.


Related Topix: American Ecology, Waste Management

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs, July 29, 2014

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Cromwell, OK, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Seminole County, OK, Boat Disaster, Tulsa, OK


Montana Air quality affected by WA Wildfires

Smoke from the wildfires last week in Eastern Washington slowly traveled through Montana.


Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management


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