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3 hrs ago | The Bee

DEQ prepares draft permit for coal export project

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has prepared a draft "401" water quality certification for the proposed Coyote Island coal terminal in Boardman.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR

9 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Miss. fines Severstal $135K on emission sensors

The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality has fined Columbus steel mill Severstal $135,000 because the company's pollution control monitors didn't function properly after the plant expanded in June 2011.

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

20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma news briefs, July 29, 2014

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Cromwell, OK, Environmental, Waste Management, Seminole County, OK, Boat Disaster, Tulsa, OK

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFBB

Montana Air quality affected by WA Wildfires

Smoke from the wildfires last week in Eastern Washington slowly traveled through Montana.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental

WDSU-TV New Orleans

LDEQ Finds Problems At Plaquemines Dump

Just a little more than the length of a football field separates a Plaquemines Parish landfill from one of the busiest marinas in the gulf south, and the WDSU I-Team has obtained an internal report outlining all sorts of concerns at the facility.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Port Sulphur, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, Transportation, Tidewater, Energy, Oil & Gas, Venice, LA

News9 Oklahoma City

City Of Mustang Cited For High Levels Of Arsenic In Drinking Water

The Department of Environmental Quality said the city of Mustang has arsenic levels above drinking water standards.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Mustang, OK, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water Online

Which State Has The Most Drinking Water Quality Violations?

Texas is struggling with regulatory compliance at drinking water plants, and by some standards, it is having more trouble than any other state in the nation.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

NOLA.com

Gretna City Council upholds chemical company's license suspension

A small chemical mixing company in Gretna that was shut down because of safety and environmental violations cannot resume operating until the state allows it, the Gretna City Council decided Monday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Ferriday, LA

JD Supra

Texas Court of Appeals Holds There is No Right Under The...

On July 23, 2014, the Austin Court of Appeals held that Texas trial courts lack subject matter jurisdiction under the Texas Administrative Procedure Act to review orders by state agencies denying petitions for rulemaking.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

E. coli reported in Oakdale Schools well water in northeast Oklahoma City

The state Department of Environmental Quality reports recent test samples of well water used by Oakdale Schools in northeast Oklahoma City contained E. coli.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Environmental, Waste Management, Education Etc.

KTAR

Arizona, mining company reach settlement

Arizona environmental regulators have announced that a mining company will pay $40,000 in civil penalties under a settlement for twice illegally discharging water mixed with mill tailings into the Gila River in 2012.

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

The Spokesman-Review

Sewage spills into Lake Coeur d'Alene at Arrow Point - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. An estimated 1,320 gallons of sewage spilled this week into Lake Coeur d'Alene at the Arrow Point Marina.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Waste Management, Environmental

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Boil water notice issued in Chapel Hill area

Due to numerous power outages in the Tyler area, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Jackson Water Supply to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Environmental, Waste Management, Smith County, TX

NBC12

Tanker truck spill on I-95 in Chesterfield impacts Swift Creek

The tanker truck that overturned on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield early Thursday morning was carrying about 7,500 gallons of gasoline and another 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Officials require more supports beneath oil pipes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dan Wyant, director of the Department of Environmental Quality, said they had put Enbridge Energy Partners LP on notice following the company's acknowledgement it was partly out of compliance with an agreement dating to 1953, when the pipelines were laid in the Straits of Mackinac.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Waste Management, North Dakota

Michigan Radio

State orders Enbridge to fix pipeline through Mackinac straits

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and the state Department of Environmental Quality have sent a warning letter to Enbridge Energy.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Waste Management, Environmental

ABC News

Officials Require More Supports Beneath Oil Pipes

Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially devastating spills, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Waste Management, North Dakota

KTUL-TV Tulsa

First Ozone Alert Day Issued for Tulsa Area

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality want to remind Tulsa residents that Thursday is an Ozone Alert Day.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Environmental, Waste Management

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

At least 2 sent to hospital due to E. coli contamination in Cromwell

E. coli contamination in Cromwell's water supply has sent at least two people to the hospital, according to city officials who declared a state of emergency Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Cromwell, OK, Environmental, Waste Management, Seminole County, OK

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Henderson residents frustrated by 'sickening' smell

Residents in an East Texas neighborhood say they've had enough of the putrid smell coming from a nearby barbecue manufacturing plant.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Waste Management, Tyler, TX

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