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41 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Law, Irvine, CA, Oregon State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

EPA's McCarthy to Senate committee-coal still key

Federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Wednesday coal will still play a sizeable role in the nation's power generation capacity even if newly proposed emission regulations for existing power plants are enacted.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Global Warming, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

RiverBender.com

Flood Fighting Law Signed By Governor

A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Law

Examiner.com

Choosing the right insect repellant made easier by new EPA graphic

Anyone who has ever gone cross-eyed trying to compare the chemical labels on insect repellants will be happy to know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun a new program designed to make it easier for the consumer to figure out which product is the best choice.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, West Nile Virus, Health, Lyme Disease

NewsOn6 Tulsa

EPA Awards TU Grant To Study Indoor Air Quality For Tribal Schools

The University of Tulsa will be working with the Environmental Protection Agency on seeking new ways to protect tribal communities.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Tulsa, OK, University of Tulsa

Commercial Dispatch

Jamison: EPA award means more than recognition

A local group's dedication to the cleanup and repurposing of the Kerr-McGee site has received national recognition for its efforts.

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

Reuters

EPA chief in hot seat as lawmakers dissect carbon rule

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will field questions from lawmakers on Wednesday about the agency's plan to slash carbon pollution from power plants, even as industry groups seek to derail the proposal.

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

New York Daily News

United AIrlines fined over repeated OSHA violations

Federal occupational health and safety authorities slapped United Airlines with 16 citations and proposed penalties of up to $101,300 Tuesday for repeated violations at Newark Airport.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Island Packet

Cause of fire at Williston company unknown

Williston Fire Chief Jason Catrambone said at a news conference Tuesday that officials can't identify which specific chemicals had burned at Red River Supply.

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Related Topix: Fire, Williams County, ND, Law

KEPR CBS 19

Oregon State Police investigating death of ODOT worker

ECHO, Or. -- Oregon State Police are investigating the death of an Oregon Department of Transportation employee at a work site Tuesday afternoon along OR Highway 320 south of Interstate 84 near Echo.

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Related Topix: Law

Verde Independent

EPA's Indoor airPLUS Program honors Cottonwood's C&B...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized C&B Construction of Cottonwood for its outstanding commitment to constructing homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS program.

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

Journal of the San Juans

Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine

U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene last week praised the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to protect one of the world's largest salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the proposed Pebble Mine .

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican

Detroit Free Press

Rep. John Dingell calls out EPA after Kim Kardashian tweet

Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress, is worried about the EPA and its sudden Kim Kardashian fix.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Examiner.com

FedEx indicted on charges of shipping illegal drugs

The US Attorney for the Northern District of California indicted FedEx Thursday in connection with a Justice Department probe regarding illegal pharmaceutical shipments.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Prison, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration

Ag Professional

EPA in hot water over proposed CWA rule

Despite a recent public relations campaign through Missouri farm country to attempt to calm the waters about the proposed changes to the definition of "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act, EPA continues to take heat from farmers and ranchers, and lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Law, Missouri Government, Missouri, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Daily Policy Digest

A Plan to Replace the EPA

Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute, has a five-year plan to replace the Environmental Protection Agency with 50 state agencies.

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

Ag Professional

CLA responds to EPA's "Waters of the U.S." rulemaking

CropLife America expressed concern about the potential impacts of new Clean Water Act proposed regulations on crop protection product applications and agriculture.

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

Ag Professional

EPA approves Willowood Azoxy 2SC, Willowood AzoxyProp Xtra

Willowood USA announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved its technical and end use registrations for Willowood Azoxy 2SC and Willowood AzoxyProp Xtra.

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

Sys-Con Media

Alaska: Part Two of Coal-Fired Profiles of Nine States Suing EPA Over ...

Alaska has five active plants that use coal as their primary fuel, directly employing about 300 people.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Intelligencer

EPA: 70,000 Fish Killed

Water samples of runoff taken shortly a June 28 fire at a Monroe County natural gas drilling site show the presence of many fracking chemicals and resulted in roughly 70,000 dead fish and other aquatic life.

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

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