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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

Two seek Libertarian slot for District 4

Over the past few weeks the Democrat has profiled each of the candidates facing opposition in the Aug. 5 primary.

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Related Topix: Lake Annette, MO, Cass County, MO, Law, Emma, MO, Warrensburg, MO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Prince George Citizen

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HOLD FOR RELEASE FOR 12:01 A.M. MONDAY, JULY 28 Graphic shows U.S. coal exports, top coal producers and exporters; 3c x 7 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 190 mm; HOLD FOR RELEASE FOR 12:01 A.M. MONDAY, JULY 28 Graphic shows U.S. coal exports, top coal producers and exporters; 3c x 7 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 190 mm; NEWPORT NEWS, Va.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, George Bush, W.

NewsLI.com

On Eve of EPA Hearings, New York Already Aiming for Cleaner Power;...

Proposed carbon emissions standards are the subject of hearings this week that would cut carbon pollution in the power sector by 30 percent compared to 2005 levels.

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

Sunherald.com

UMass Amherst awarded $700k to study tribal health

The project will focus on health risks associated with climate change, indoor wood smoke exposure, environmental asthma and other tribal concerns.

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

Examiner.com

EPA Releases 2013 Preliminary TRI Data

A comparison of TRI release volumes for Northwest Ohio Counties shows an overall 73% reduction in emissions during the past decade.

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Related Topix: Law, Lucas County, OH

Fire Dog Lake

Your Mother Needs You! Bristol Bay, Alaska

Alaska's Bristol Bay contains " an extraordinary ecosystem that supports an ancient fishing culture and economic powerhouse."

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

KFVS12

Up to $4.5M available to improve Great Lakes water

Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.

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

The Intelligencer

PILOT Program Debated

Marshall County Commissioner Don Mason said both the CertainTeed Gypsum wallboard plant and the former TeleTech call center came to fruition because of Payment in Lieu of Tax agreements.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, WV, Moundsville, WV, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Samoa News

Video: EPA sending help to HNL...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is sending two on-scene coordinators to Oahu to assist the State in its response to the spill of an estimated 224,000 gallons of molasses on Monday.

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

Local TV Station KTVZ

Construction workers killed on job

NewsChannel 21 talks with ODOT and Oregon OSHA about worker safety following the two unrelated deaths of road construction workers.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law

ThinkProgress

EPA Is Failing To Stop Methane Leaks From Pipelines, Inspector General Says

The Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to prevent methane from escaping from natural gas pipelines, according to a new report from the agency's internal watchdog.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Liberal Political News

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Iowa governor repeats support for renewable fuel

Gov. Terry Branstad is renewing a call to maintain the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, after a report that the Environmental Protection Agency may scale back proposed cuts to renewable fuel production.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Government Executive

EPA Doesn't Know How Much It Uses the Cloud, IG Finds

The Environmental Protection Agency doesn't know how many cloud computing contracts it has nor how secure they are, an audit has found.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

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