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11 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

City Eligible To Receive Over $1.5-Million In DEQ Grant Program

To help improve water quality and system efficiancy, the City of South Haven is going after a $1.5-million grant through the Department of Environmental Quality. A Stormwater-Asset Management-Wastewater or SAW grant would help address water quality problems by identifying runoff, problems in storm-water drains, and citing the source of pollution.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Environmental

National Fisherman

A frank discussion in the White House

By Jerry Fraser, Publisher, National Fisherman Consider this a shout-out to the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council members and others who traveled to the White House to make the case, if in vain, that the proposed expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to 700,000 square miles is misguided policy. This map illustrates the vast expanse of ocean that would be off limits to fishermen with the proposed expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Environmental Quality, Life, Food, Seafood

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Environmental investigator urges Jones County to issue public nuisance against oil and gas co.

Bob Bowcock, chief environmental investigator for Erin Brockavich, is investigating a lawsuit between a Jones County family, Petro Harvester Oil and Gas Company, and others tied to Petro. Bowcock says a public nuisance declaration would help short circuit the process of getting the Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Oil and Gas Board to extensively test for toxic chemicals.

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Related Topix: Jones County, MS, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Magee, MS

Area News

Leaders want to keep Father

Member for Murrumbidgee, Adrian Piccoli, Griffith City Mayor John Dal Broi and John Casella from Casella Family Brands are backing calls for Wagga Diocese Bishop Gerard Hanna to reconsider the decision to relocate Fr Neru to Narrandera. Member for Murrumbidgee, Adrian Piccoli, Griffith City Mayor John Dal Broi and John Casella from Casella Family Brands are backing calls for Wagga Diocese Bishop Gerard Hanna to reconsider the decision to relocate Fr Neru to Narrandera.

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Related Topix: Casella Waste Systems, Environmental

PR-inside.com

"Waste Connections, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships ...

Project Description: MarketLines' Waste Connections, Inc. Mergers & Acquisitions , Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions , divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Waste Connections, Inc. since January 2007. Scope: * Provides intelligence on Waste Connections, Inc.'s M&A, strategic partnerships and alliances, capital raising and private equity transactions.

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Related Topix: Waste Connections, Environmental

The La Grande Observer

Frustrations mounting over Wastewater issue

The city has not been able to irrigate its wastewater lagoons since July, which is causing water levels to rise to dangerous levels, according to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Typically, the city would relieve the ponds by irrigating on adjacent property, but a disagreement over an easement has stalled such relief.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Environmental

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Mom: 3-year-old caught bacterial infection from Biloxi Beach

After a visit to the beach in Biloxi, a 3-year-old girl developed a painful bacterial infection. You may have seen pictures of the little girl on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Harrison County, MS, Environmental, Environmental Quality

Berryessa Sun

Our actions, our future: eco-friendly efforts

San Jose has an extensive network of creeks that flow into two main waterways emptying into San Francisco Bay. San Jose also has more than 30,000 storm drains that empty rain runoff into creeks without treatment.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Berryessa (San Jose, CA), Environmental, Environmental Quality, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

AmericanBankingNews.com

Republic Services major shareholder Cascade Investment Llc Acquires 12,600 Shares

Republic Services major shareholder Cascade Investment Llc acquired 12,600 shares of Republic Services stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $39.18 per share, with a total value of $493,668.00.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Environmental

Hispanic Business

TRC Companies Inc /de/ - 10-K - Management's Discussion and Analysis...

You should read the following discussion of our results of operations and financial condition in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and related notes included elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10-K. This discussion contains forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties.

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Related Topix: TRC Companies, Environmental

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