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2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Intel fined $143,000 for fluoride flub, Hillsboro man arrested for ax attack: Hillsboro news

Intel has agreed to pay a $143,000 fine for failing to disclose fluoride emissions in an agreement with the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Oregon

5 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

COFO Bldg. Cleanup Halted

Debris cleanup at the demolition site for the historic COFO building in Meridian has not resumed since Monday.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Waste Management, Environmental

9 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Advisories lifted on three Coast beaches by MDEQ

HANCOCK COUNTY and HARRISON COUNTY - The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality , through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted three water contact advisories for three beach monitoring stations.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, MS, Harrison County, MS, Waste Management, Environmental

13 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Dallas Jury Awards $3 Million to Wise County Family In 'First Fracking Trial'

When the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality took air samples from near Bob and Lisa Parr's Wise County ranch in 2010 on several occasions in 2010, their conclusions varied little.

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Related Topix: Wise County, TX, Dallas, TX, Environmental, Waste Management, Dallas County, TX

18 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Pollution Update 4-24-14

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality sent San Mateo-based J.H. Baxter & Co.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Eugene, OR, Environmental Law, Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County school earns state's only green ribbon

The youngest students in Woodland Elementary District 50 are "Growing up Green," and the practices associated with the effort have received national recognition.

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Related Topix: Lake County, IL, Illinois, Environmental, Waste Management, Gages Lake, IL, Oak Lawn, IL, Skokie, IL

NOLA.com

Marathon to seek permits for multibillion-dollar Garyville upgrades

Marathon Petroleum Corp. plans to file permit applications for a proposed multibillion-dollar upgrade to its Garyville refinery in late April, a key step in bringing the project closer to reality, the company said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Garyville, LA, Environmental, Waste Management

ThinkProgress

After Some Counties In Texas Released Air Pollution Data, A State Agency Cut Their Funding

Earlier this month, a coalition of county governments in Texas posted a study that air pollution would increase significantly by 2018 thanks to a local drilling boom.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Waste Management, San Antonio, TX, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Liberal Political News

The Daily Courier

Judge rules against city in Pure Wafer lawsuit; will cost Prescott hundreds of thousands of dollars

Cindy Barks The Daily Courier PRESCOTT - A development agreement that helped to attract a major employer to the community 17 years ago could end up costing the City of Prescott hundreds of thousands of dollars in the future.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Environmental, Waste Management

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

FOX 17 Investigation: Should Farm With Manure Spill Keep MEAP Verification?

ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. - Should a farm that had a massive manure spill earlier this year keep its state certification promoting environmental protections? That will depend on what the DEQ and the Michigan Department of Agriculture uncover when their investigation into a Massive manure spill in Allegan County is complete.

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Related Topix: Allegan County, MI, Agriculture, Science, Environmental, Waste Management

WCAV

Clock Ticking On Ivy Station Decision

The dilemma over what to do with our trash just got a little more urgent. The clock is ticking on making a decision about the Ivy Transfer station.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

World News Report

Locus Expands Software Functionality to Address City-Specific Reporting Requirements

Locus EIM solves the problem of expensive, labor-intensive manual SMRF generation by completely automating the process.

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Related Topix: Startups, Locus Technologies, Arizona, Arizona Government, Environmental, Waste Management

Portland Tribune

This ain't granny's house anymore

But that's just fine with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, which recently completed the first comprehensive survey of accessory dwelling units, as they are officially known.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Portland, OR

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Times Herald

Lawmakers fail Sanilac County again

Lansing cares -- just not enough. Thanks to state lawmakers, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is providing aid for Sanilac County beach testing.

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Related Topix: Sanilac County, MI, Michigan, Environmental, Waste Management

MLive.com

Plans change for Holland-area marina, opponents want more fixes

Developers of a proposed marina on Lake Macatawa in southern Park Township have made some changes to their plans to try to alleviate objections, but project opponents say the changes don't go far enough.

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Related Topix: Macatawa, MI, Holland, MI, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental, Waste Management

World Trade

TERP Guideline Revisions, Public Comment on Drayage Truck Incentive Guidelines

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is providing an opportunity for written and oral public comments on the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive Program entitled T exas Emissions Reduction Plan: Guidelines for Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants and the new Drayage Truck Incentive Program Guidelines .

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Waste Management, Dayton, TX, Austin, TX

MLive.com

Flint disinfectant system work delays switch to Flint River for drinking water

Residents looking forward to drinking from the Flint River in the city today will have to stay thirsty for at least a couple more days.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Waste Management, Lansing, MI, Detroit, MI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Saipan Tribune

4 Saipan beaches red-flagged

The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged four Saipan beaches and is advising the public not to fish or swim within 300 feet of these locations for the next 48 hours or until otherwise notified.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

NWAonline

Sewage Overflow From West Fork Causes Beaver Lake Concerns

Raw sewage from the West Fork wastewater treatment plant spilled into the White River for about two weeks in early April, according to state officials, which raises concern about water quality in Beaver Lake.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Waste Management, Environmental, Health, E. Coli

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Mercury may put Rogue mining at risk

The recent discovery of elevated levels of mercury in the Rogue River's resident pikeminnow could, at least temporarily, regulate suction-dredge miners off 216 miles of the Rogue River and other Oregon streams beginning in 2015.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Environmental, Waste Management, Medford, OR, Baker City, OR

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