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46 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine
Sulfoxaflor is the first of a newly assigned sub-class of pesticides in the "neonicotinoid" class of pesticides and is considered by the EPA to be "highly toxic."
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3 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
When the the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission met Thursday to hear public comment on the future of the Sherco coal plant in Becker, members were preparing to make a decision that will determine the economy in Sherburne County and the future price of electric rates for every Minnesotan.
I remember the conversation well. It was late summer in 2008 and the price of crude oil had exploded above $100 per barrel.
The soil contamination was as deep as 14 feet at the 9-acre site for the future Birch Lake Business Center, which recently received a ReScape Award from the Minnesota Brownfields organization for cleanup efforts.
Unilever has agreed to pay $4.5 million after pleading guilty to two felony environmental violations at its former health and beauty products manufacturing plant in Clinton.
The EPA proposal calls for scaling back the overall mandate, including reductions in corn ethanol and advanced biofuels, to account for the slower-than-expected development of cellulosic biofuels and constraints in the fueling infrastructure that make blending more than 10 percent ethanol challenging.
A pact signed by Fleet Readiness Center East and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials this week is a commitment to safety and a $24 million investment here over the next two years.
Could an EPA decision make it cost more for Nebraskans to fuel up at the pump? Oil companies and ethanol advocates both say yes, but for different reasons.
Supporters of the renewable fuels industry turned out en masse on Thursday, desperate for the U.S. government to change course after last month announcing a plan to lower the amount of biofuels that must be added to the fuel supply in 2014.
Pinedale resident Don Frank points out the entrance to the abandoned Northeast Church Rock Mine, the highest-priority Superfund site on the Navajo Nation.
The 2014 models include efficient and low-emission vehicles in a variety of classes and sizes, ensuring a wide variety of choices available for consumers.
The Department of Justice is asking a federal court to set aside a controversial Interior Department rule governing the disposal of coal mining waste and to dismiss as moot environmentalists' claims that EPA violated federal laws when it backed the rule - or to rule for the government on those claims.
Efforts to block construction of a replacement for the Bonner Bridge are to blame for the current problems that led officials to close it to traffic, N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata said Wednesday.
The paper obtained ALEC's 2013 Annual Meeting Policy Report , which revealed that ALEC - dubbed a "corporate bill mill" for the statehouses by the Center for Media and Democracy - plans more attacks on clean energy laws, an onslaught of regulations pertaining to hydraulic fracturing and waging war against Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse ... (more)
Every year, there are a few moments in Texas politics when arguments fold over themselves like a runny omelet made by a short-order cook.
An update on the Superfund cleanup site in Dewey-Humboldt takes place from 12:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, and includes not only representatives from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, but also those from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, the Arizona Department of ... (more)