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12 min ago | The Town Talk
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.
1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
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.
3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
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.
7 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene
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.
10 hrs ago | Marine News
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.
14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PMFG remained flat at $5.25 during during mid-day trading trading on Friday. 52,941 shares of the company's stock traded hands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:38 pm
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