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Enbridge Inc, Canada's largest pipeline company, might be able to circumvent a delay in U.S. approvals for plans to nearly double the size of its Alberta Clipper line taking oil sands crude to the Midwest, saying it can put the oil in another pipeline to cross the border.
5 hrs ago | MLive.com
Two spills in the last 10 days have dumped more than 16 million gallons of sewage into the Flint River, according to reports filed by the city with the state Department of Environmental Quality.
"The City of Flint's Utilities Department has received word today from the Department of Environmental Quality that the boil water advisory issued for a small portion of the city has been lifted," reads a statement from the city.
Michigan authorities say that Flint is discharging raw sewage into the Flint River because a municipal pump station lost electrical service.
Depleted uranium from federal energy facilities can be buried at a nuclear-waste dumping site in West Texas, state regulators decided Wednesday.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has announced $3.1 million in grant funding will soon be available for the Drayage Truck Incentive Program .
Sen. Brown Announces $2 Million in Emergency Federal Funds to Reduce Runoff and Outline Long-Term Plan to Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur announced $2 million in new federal emergency funds to reduce ... (more)
The city of Stafford will likely have the opportunity to replace the departing Texas Instruments headquarters with the new, The Legacy at Stafford mixed-use development.
Nearly two years after it opened and started moving millions of gallons of crude oil, Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie now has the air pollution permit it needs to operate -- and expand.
A suspected rock slide damaged an oil well pipeline, sending at least five barrels of crude oil into a wash that is a tributary of the San Juan River.
The wastewater system would serve a large retail establishment rumored to be a Walmart.The public comment period for this draft permit ended on July 10, but based on the comments and feedback received by DEQ during the public comment period concerning the fact sheet, the draft EA, and/or the draft permit, DEQ is reopening the public comment period.
Dominion Virginia Power's plan to close its coal-fired power plant on the Elizabeth River would leave nearly a million tons of fly ash in a waste dump that has leaked arsenic and other contaminants into groundwater for more than a decade, company documents show.
A few roads will get repaired in St. Clair thanks to a grant from the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Universities and local governments are sharing over 2.5-million dollars in grant money from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
E. coli contamination has been found in drinking water in a small area on the city's west side for a second time in three days, meaning owners of businesses and residents there should continue to boil water until further notice -- at least until Tuesday, Aug. 19. "We don't know yet what caused this.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:02 pm
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