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2 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings
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.
7 hrs ago | Insider Monkey
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.
8 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
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.
8 hrs ago | KAUZ
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.
12 hrs ago | The Times
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.
16 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
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.
20 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
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.
Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:42 pm
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