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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Times Herald

DEQ grant not enough for Sanilac County beach tests

Sanilac County received some state money to monitor beaches for harmful bacteria -- but it's not nearly enough.

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

Click2Houston

Ozone Alert Saturday for Harris, Galveston & Brazoria counties

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone Action Day for Harris, Galveston and Brazoria counties for Saturday, April 19. High levels of ozone are expected Saturday, which could pose health problems for people with respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, and COPD.

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Related Topix: Texas, Waste Management, Environmental

Northern Michigan News

Reduce storm water runoff with rain gardens

Thunderstorms recently left many homes and roads flooded throughout Northern Michigan, raising water levels as well as concerns about storm water runoff.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Weather, Home Gardening, Home, Lake City, MI, Evart, MI, Cadillac, MI

Fredericksburg.com

Residents want say on sludge spreading Caroline County residents can...

Caroline County residents can formally weigh in on Synagro Central LLC's plans to spread treated sewage sludge on several thousand acres.

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Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Environmental, Waste Management, Spotsylvania County, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Fauquier County, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Officials: No new plans to clean up air

State environmental officials reaffirmed Thursday that they have no plans to add new control measures to clean up North Texas air, insisting that air quality will meet federal standards by 2018.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Waste Management, University of North Texas

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Winona falls behind on gas bill, water maintenance

Residents in Winona will see increases in their monthly utility bills, but the increases will not address an outstanding balance on the city's gas bill.

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Related Topix: Winona, TX, Environmental, Waste Management

WRIC-TV Richmond

Hundreds of Fish Found Dead in Byrd Park Lake

Fountain Lake looks as pretty as it always does until you get to close to some of the edges and see several dead fish, which has disturbed many park goers.

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

MLive.com

City says Flint River water will be pumped to homes, businesses Monday, April 21

Faucets in the city will be filled with Flint River water starting Monday, April 21, officials said today, April 17. Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and city public works officials said they plan to open gates at the Flint water treatment plant at 2 p.m. today, bringing in about 12 million gallons of river water for treatment test runs that are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Waste Management, Genesee County, MI

Eugene Weekly

Pollution Update 4-17-14

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

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Eugene, OR

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