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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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Waste Management, Environmental

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Waste Management, Environmental

Panolian

Como moves toward city sewer/water improvements 7/29/2014

The Town of Como is under Department of Environmental Quality to update and repair the sewer system and has two years to get it done according to Mayor Everette Hill.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Libraries

The Countywide

El Oso WSC issues public notice to boil water

El Oso Water Supply Corporation posted the following alert for their customers at their website today, July 29: Public Notice to Boil Water July 29, 2014 Due to a river crossing line break, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required our water system El Oso Water Supply Corporation to notify customers of the need to boil their water ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, Waste Management, Environmental

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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

Metro Times

Detroit residents sue incinerator owner over 'noxious' odors

A class-action lawsuit was filed against the owner of Detroit's municipal solid waste incinerator Monday, accusing the company of nuisance and gross negligence violations.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Environmental, Waste Management

The Bee

DEQ prepares draft permit for coal export project

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has prepared a draft "401" water quality certification for the proposed Coyote Island coal terminal in Boardman.

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

Washington Examiner

Miss. fines Severstal $135K on emission sensors

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.

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

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma news briefs, July 29, 2014

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

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFBB

Montana Air quality affected by WA Wildfires

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

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

WDSU-TV New Orleans

LDEQ Finds Problems At Plaquemines Dump

Just a little more than the length of a football field separates a Plaquemines Parish landfill from one of the busiest marinas in the gulf south, and the WDSU I-Team has obtained an internal report outlining all sorts of concerns at the facility.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Port Sulphur, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, Transportation, Tidewater, Energy, Oil & Gas, Venice, LA

News9 Oklahoma City

City Of Mustang Cited For High Levels Of Arsenic In Drinking Water

The Department of Environmental Quality said the city of Mustang has arsenic levels above drinking water standards.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Mustang, OK, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water Online

Which State Has The Most Drinking Water Quality Violations?

Texas is struggling with regulatory compliance at drinking water plants, and by some standards, it is having more trouble than any other state in the nation.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

NOLA.com

Gretna City Council upholds chemical company's license suspension

A small chemical mixing company in Gretna that was shut down because of safety and environmental violations cannot resume operating until the state allows it, the Gretna City Council decided Monday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Ferriday, LA

JD Supra

Texas Court of Appeals Holds There is No Right Under The...

On July 23, 2014, the Austin Court of Appeals held that Texas trial courts lack subject matter jurisdiction under the Texas Administrative Procedure Act to review orders by state agencies denying petitions for rulemaking.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Waste Management, Environmental

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

E. coli reported in Oakdale Schools well water in northeast Oklahoma City

The state Department of Environmental Quality reports recent test samples of well water used by Oakdale Schools in northeast Oklahoma City contained E. coli.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Environmental, Waste Management, Education Etc.

KTAR

Arizona, mining company reach settlement

Arizona environmental regulators have announced that a mining company will pay $40,000 in civil penalties under a settlement for twice illegally discharging water mixed with mill tailings into the Gila River in 2012.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Waste Management, Environmental

The Spokesman-Review

Sewage spills into Lake Coeur d'Alene at Arrow Point - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. An estimated 1,320 gallons of sewage spilled this week into Lake Coeur d'Alene at the Arrow Point Marina.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Waste Management, Environmental

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Boil water notice issued in Chapel Hill area

Due to numerous power outages in the Tyler area, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Jackson Water Supply to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Environmental, Waste Management, Smith County, TX

NBC12

Tanker truck spill on I-95 in Chesterfield impacts Swift Creek

The tanker truck that overturned on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield early Thursday morning was carrying about 7,500 gallons of gasoline and another 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Virginia, Virginia Government

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