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News on Environmental Quality continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

Metal Center News

2-2011 News: Nucor Go-Ahead

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality permit to Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., paving the way for construction to begin on the steelmaker's direct reduced iron facility in St. James Parish.

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Related Topix: Steel, Mining, Nucor, Louisiana, Environmental, Louisiana Government, Waste Management, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TheBlaze.com

There's 'No Government-Wide Mechanism' to Determine How...

How much does it cost taxpayers for the federal government to do environmental assessments? And what's the return on that cost? Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies on Capitol Hill with Acting EPA Chief Financial Officer Maryann Froehlich, March 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, Environmental, Waste Management, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Refinery issues statement in response to river spill

WE WILL HAVE COMPLETE COVERAGE FOR YOU ON THE "NIGHT BEAT." NEW SAFETY MEASURES ARE BEING PUT IN PLACE AT THE CALUMET REFINERY.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Environmental, Waste Management

KKSA-AM San Angelo

City Water Blending Begins May 1st

The City of San Angelo will begin blending water from the Hickory Aquifer with surface water on May 1 at a rate of approximately 10 parts lake water to one part Hickory water.

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Related Topix: San Angelo, TX, Environmental, Waste Management, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Dallas Observer

Texas Freezes Agency's Funding Over Release of Data Linking Fracking to Ozone Pollution

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has consistently said that fracking has no significant impact on air quality, not in the Barnett Shale .

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Waste Management, San Antonio, TX, Eagle Ford, TX

Salt Lake City Weekly

Waste Watch

As Russell Ridge walked the length of a vacant lot in North Salt Lake, trying to get a feel for how the excavation company he worked for might be able to use the property, he spotted something out of the ordinary - the rusted top of what looked like an oil drum poking out of the ground.

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Related Topix: North Salt Lake, UT, Environmental, Waste Management, Salt Lake County, UT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Plastics News

Shintech in early stages of planning ethylene feedstock plant in Louisiana

Shintech Inc. has filed an air permit with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that would allow for the construction of a new unit with more than 1 billion pounds of annual capacity for plastic feedstock ethylene.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Plaquemine, LA, Addis, LA

Resource Investing News

Uranium Energy Corp Reaches Production Permitting Stage for Burke Hollow Project

Uranium Energy Corp has filed a mine permit application and aquifer exemption application for its Burke Hollow ISR Project in Bee County Texas.

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Related Topix: Bee County, TX, Waste Management, Environmental

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