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3 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, commercial and institutional or industrial waste is a significant portion of a community's solid waste stream, even in small cities and suburbs.
7 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
HICKSVILLE, Ohio - FWT LLC has been cited for one repeat and one serious safety violation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after two employees were injured in separate incidents at the company's Hicksville facility, which manufactures telecommunication towers.
8 hrs ago | Health.com
Significant progress has been made in reducing levels of harmful substances in urban air in recent decades, the agency said in a news release.
12 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility.
16 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest
The Environmental Protection Agency has been criticized for regulatory overreach, especially recently, in light of its plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
CropLife America calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to increase farmworker safety through improved pesticide application training, and withdraw its proposed sweeping revisions to the Worker Protection Standard .
A South Dakota man has been fined $3,000 and ordered to attend a class on worker-safety standards after five employees he was supervising inhaled lead while working in Idaho, the U.S. attorney's office said.
The four South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson sparred over the nation's new health care law, the Environmental Protection Agency and the handling of an investment-for-visa program that's come under scrutiny in a debate Wednesday.
The EPA wants to "clarify" the scope of its oversight of water under the Clean Water Act.
When Rachel Carson's book, " Silent Spring ", was published, filled with totally false claims about DDT, the Environmental Protection Agency looked it over and concluded she had used manipulated data.
Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the Detroit Water Brigade and what it is like to living during the current push for the privatization of the water supply.
In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020.
SeaWorld Entertainment will no longer battle the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's move to bar its trainers from performing with its killer whales.
Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the US's carbon footprint, agricultural economists say.
Cleanup is under way near Beckjord Power Plant in New Richmond, Ohio, after up to an estimated 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, Tuesday.
For example, the Army Corps of Engineers, one of those perceived impervious agencies, recently was reigned in by a lawsuit and now must follow a permit process with the Environmental Protection Agency.
A regional boss for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is lauding the work of a Reno-area nonprofit building a 116-mile bicycle path that follows the Truckee River all the way from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:24 pm
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