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2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Superfund site in Las Cruces marks second anniversary of cleanup

Courtesy photo Water production operator Victor Perez and water production supervisor Lorenzo Martinez show the air stripping technology that is cleaning water of PCE at the Griggs and Walnut Superfund site in Las Cruces.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Biodiesel plant to restart amid market pessimism

Call it a comeback. Ed Vescovi is busy preparing for the opening of a biodiesel plant in Monaca, the same plant he ran from 2007 through 2011 before it shut down and was repossesed by the bank.

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Related Topix: Monaca, PA, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, PA, Law, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

3 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

GOP probes environmental group's influence over EPA on carbon emissions rule

Republicans in the House and Senate have launched an investigation into whether a major environmental group colluded with the Environmental Protection Agency to help write a controversial carbon emissions rule outside the normal, open regulatory process.

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

3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

EPA OKs FutureGen plan for CO2 storage

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said it has approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground, a key step in the longstanding plan to build the project.

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

5 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Start of Cotter Corp./Lincoln Park Superfund Site cleanup years away

The lime tank and mix area in 2011 amid the dismantling work being done at contaminated site of Cotter Corp. milling facility.

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

6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA 'Fraudulent' On FOX

Last week on John Stossel's FOX Business program, Lehr called EPA activity to control pollution "fraudulent."

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

6 hrs ago | USA Today

Lake Michigan ferry fight builds big lobbying tab

The battle between a high-tech, Milwaukee-based ferry and the small-town S.S. Badger, the only coal-fired steamship left in the United States, provides a revealing look at how business is done on behalf of competing interests in the nation's capital.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

6 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

EPA Reinforces Standards to Use 'Representative Data' After Sierra Club

On January 22, 2013, in Sierra Club v. EPA ,1 the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion that addressed some Prevention of Significant Deterioration permitting program issues.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

OSHA investigating after employee killed in accident at International Paper

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has confirmed it will be investigating the accident that killed 58-year-old Ricky Salter on Sunday at International Paper.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law, Construction, International Paper, Paper

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

EPA Sends Final Targets For 2014 Biofuel To OMB

On August 22, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent the final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard rule to the Office of Management and Budget for its review and formal publication in the Federal Register .

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

8 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Right-Wing Watchdogs Push "Bogus" EPA Map Conspiracy

A group of right-wing news sites coordinated across the U.S. are baselessly pushing a conspiracy theory that the Environmental Protection Agency has been hiding new maps that reveal an "alarming" power grab.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | JD Supra

Coalition Petitions EPA To Change Rules On Confidential Business Information

On August 21, 2014, a coalition of environmental, health, and labor groups filed a 23-page petition with EPA requesting that the Agency "establish time limits for confidentiality claims for chemical information submitted by industry under the Toxic Substances Control Act ."

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14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Commentary: EPA helped; now, time to scale back

Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Opinion

18 hrs ago | The Star

Avoiding dangerous water supply issues in the county

STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER From left, City of Aiken's Water Plant Supervisor James Bryant and Chief Operator and Lab Technician Keith Lowe oversee the sedimentation basin located in the plant off of Columbia Highway.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Law

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The City Wire

Arkansas environmental director says state has flexibility with EPA plan

Arkansas' efforts to grapple with a new EPA rule that will have a huge impact on the economy is still in the education phase and one key regulator says it's "too early" to tell which direction the state may go in complying with the rule.

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

WSJV-TV South Bend

Sea lamprey treatment planned for Muskegon River

The Muskegon Chronicle reports the lampricides are meant to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed at the bottom of the river.

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

The Planetary Society

ESA invites amateurs to produce portraits of comet 67P

The last week has seen a pause in ESA's erstwhile daily releases of NavCam images of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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Related Topix: Law

Examiner.com

Stossel says EPA on spree to grab private property

As if we did not know already, Fox Business Network personality John Stossel reported on his weekly Thursday night show that the Environmental Protection Agency is currently on a spree to grab private property.

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

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Bledsoe residents want water problems fixed

Residents of northwest Bledsoe County say their drinking water has drawn dozens of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and they can't get officials to put a permanent fix in place.

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Related Topix: Law, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Green Car Congress

EPA staff policy assessment recommends reduction in ozone standard from 75 ppb to 60-70 ppb

The staff of the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards has released the final version of the policy assessment for the review of the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards .

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

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