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23 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
The State Department of Environmental Quality says the city of Wewoka is working hard to fix the discoloration issue, which the DEQ says is from the large amount of iron in Wewoka Lake.
Yesterday | The Oregonian
Tuesday was a good day for Intel, and not just because the company officially won over $2 billion in potential property tax breaks over 30 years.
Whirlpool Corporation said in a statement Thursday that previously detected TCE contamination near a south Fort Smith Boys and Girls Club facility that originated at its shuttered facility posed no risk and was not detected in the majority of water samples taken at the club's property.
On Thursday, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the Public Service Commission held a stakeholder meeting to discuss the economic impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan , the major new proposed rule that aims to curtail carbon dioxide emissions by imposing higher standards on existing power plants over the next 15 years.
City Hall has received word that a $1-million portion of a loan will be forgiven as part of a five-phase, $26-million water project to repair and replace more than 18 miles of water lines in Burton.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $100,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for water management planning.
Landfill ordered closed within six months The tentative closure for Harrelson Materials Management's landfill in Shreveport is about six months from now.
State and local agencies Tuesday granted approval to redevelopment projects which will bring a variety of mixed-use developments to the city of Detroit.
The City Council voted unanimously Monday to put a 120-day hold on permits for medical waste facilities in Mansfield after a Dallas company came under fire for proposing a site in the city's industrial park.
More than 300,000 scrap tires are piled a few feet from the Federal Correctional Institution in Seagoville.
The "stigma" of environmental contamination that has already been removed does not merit damages for a Texas ranch, the state's high court ruled.
Gov. Rick Snyder ordered a review Monday of state standards for disposing certain types of radioactive waste in landfills, responding to public anger over the disclosure that material generated in Pennsylvania but rejected for storage there would be shipped to Michigan.
UPDATE: The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reports that there was not a release of 8,700 gallons of diesel fuel oil as initially suspected.
Metro Detroit treatment plants released about 4.5 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into local streams and rivers as a result of last week's massive rainstorm, according to a preliminary report from the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:37 pm
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