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2 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearing in Pittsburgh

Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Environment, Science

7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Explo to plead guilty in September

Webster Parish District Attorney Schuyler Marvin tells The Times the plea was scheduled to have been entered Tuesday but was postponed because of pending action in federal court with the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

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Related Topix: Minden, LA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Environment, Science

11 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Florida official describes efforts, challenges in combating climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

14 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

3 arrested in east Montgomery house burglary, robbery

An open records request filed by WSFA 12 News shows exactly how much money Alabama State University spent on legal fees to fight an audit by Forensic Strategic Solutions, or FSS, which alleged waste and An open records request filed by WSFA 12 News shows exactly how much money Alabama State University spent on legal fees to fight an audit by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alabama State University, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics

Coalminers and protesters gather for the rally against the Environmental Protection Agency's rule at Lincoln Park.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, CO, US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Business Journal

Environmentalists unhappy, could sue over EPA's pollution deal with Arizona power plant

Environmentalists are not happy with a new deal to reduce pollution from a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, us Travel, Travel

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.

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Related Topix: Law, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Prosecutor: Ex-governor, wife illegally took gifts

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, center, flanked by daughters Rachel, left, and Cailin, right, heads into the Federal Courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

KLTV Tyler

Clean air rules assailed as too much, too little

President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty."

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Law

Daily Camera

EPA greenhouse-gas plan could up pressure on Colorado power utilities

A two-day hearing by the federal Environmental Protection Agency is being held in Denver.

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Related Topix: Law, Colorado, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

WYMG-FM Springfield

Quinn Wants PCBs out of Clinton Landfill

Gov. Pat Quinn says the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will block the storage of toxic PCBs in a central Illinois landfill that sits over an aquifer that provides water for 750,000 people.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Illinois

The Heartland Institute

UN and its Auspices Bear Responsibility for Global Warming Hysteria

President Obama has made 2014 his "year of action" and plans to use his executive authority to implement various actions of his agenda that are too divisive for Congress to consider.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Hearings begin in four cities for proposed EPA clean power plan

The Sierra Club is one of the groups slated to rally in support of the EPA's Clean Power Plan on July 29, 2014.

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

The Modesto Bee

EPA reaches San Francisco Bay pollution settlement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the penalties are part of a settlement to a lawsuit it brought five years ago against the cities and the East Bay Municipal Utility District.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Oakland, CA, Emeryville, CA

NewsOn6 Tulsa

OSHA Investigates Mowing Accident That Electrocuted Nowata Man

A 66-year-old Nowata man was electrocuted after a mowing accident in Bartlesville.

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Related Topix: Law, Nowata, OK, OSHA, Bartlesville, OK

WALA

Jackson County EMA: 1 killed in apparent Omega Protein plant explosion

The Jackson County Emergency Management Agency has confirmed one person is dead and three others are injured in an apparent explosion.

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Related Topix: Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Explosion, Jackson County, MS, OSHA, Law

ABC News

Rule Aimed at Cutting Coal-Fired Plant's Emissions

The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.

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

McClatchy

Like or don't like EPA's power-plant rule? Now's your turn to tell them why

In a conference call with reporters Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy – who testified before Congress on the rule last week – said that the hearings will give citizens a key opportunity to give their two cents on the proposal, which has generated strong pushback from the power industry and Republicans in Congress.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Environment, Science

Sunherald.com

Mississippi falls in beach ratings, MDEQ could lose funding

The state fell to 28th of 30 coastal states last year - down from 19th in 2012 - in rankings by the National Resource Defense Council, one of the largest environmental advocacy groups in the country.

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

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