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1 hr 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, Environmental Quality

5 hrs ago | NWAonline

Majestic cleanup start gets deadline

Removal of the Majestic Hotel rubble that has been piled along Park Avenue since Feb. 27 should begin within 30 days, according to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Environmental Quality, Environmental

9 hrs ago | 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, Environmental, Pennsylvania

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, Environmental Quality

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: Republic Services, Environmental, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

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, Environmental Quality, Fire

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: Environmental, Casella Waste Systems

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, Environmental Quality, 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, Environmental Quality, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indian River, MI, Science, Ecology

PR-inside.com

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Report

The company operates in segments such as Solid Waste Services, Landfill Disposal Services, Transfer Station and Intermodal Services, Recycling Services, and E&P Waste Treatment, Recovery and Disposal Services. It serves more than 2m residential, industrial, commercial customers from operations in 31 states in the US.

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Related Topix: Waste Connections, Environmental, Minnesota

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, Environmental, 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, Environmental, 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, Environmental Quality, 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, Environmental Quality, Beggs, OK, Okmulgee, OK, Schulter, OK

KHQ-TV Spokane

Toxic algae found in south Idaho reservoir

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.

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Related Topix: Twin Falls County, ID, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Twin Falls, ID

The Victoria Advocate

Formosa flare raises community concerns 31 minutes ago

Environmentalist Diane Wilson, of Seadrift, said she received several phone calls and text messages with images of the flare from people in the Point Comfort community concerned about their health. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had no indication whether the amounts of chemicals released were at a level that would cause immediate health concerns Tuesday, spokeswoman Andrea Morrow wrote in an email.

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Related Topix: Seadrift, TX, Environmental, Environmental Quality

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Black Enterprise

Hampton University and Norfolk State Create Environmental Science Partnership

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.

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Related Topix: Hampton University, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Virginia, Virginia Government, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Norfolk State University

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Snyder boil water notice lifted

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Environmental

NOLA.com

Biloxi, Pass Christian beaches reopen after sewage concerns

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.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, Biloxi, MS, Environmental Quality, Environmental

Thu Sep 11, 2014

PR-inside.com

Recent Study: Allied Waste Industries, LLC - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile

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.

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Related Topix: Allied Waste Industries, Environmental, Republic Services

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