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4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
The federal government added a local tainted factory site to its highest cleanup priority list Wednesday.
8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Mazda led all automakers with an average of 27.1 mpg, followed closely by Honda with 26.6 and Volkswagen at 25.8. Chrysler-Fiat, which relies more on trucks and larger cars for its sales, had the worst mileage at 20.1, followed by Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles, at 21.1. General Motors, which also sells a lot of trucks and SUVs, ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
Ben Wootton was just getting ready to bring his company out of bankruptcy last month when word from Washington stopped him in his tracks.
Montgomery County's drinking water is being tested as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's third survey of unregulated contaminants in the nation's drinking water, according to a news release from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission .
California safety officials have issued $54,000 in fines against an elevator company whose employee was killed while working at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Region yesterday announced eight winners of its 2013 Environmental Champion awards.The annual awards are given to groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to protect the environment in their communities.
Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an explosion in June killed two workers and injured 80 people.
The PC170LC-10 is equipped with the latest KOMTRAX technology, which is fully integrated with Komatsu's Tier 4 technology and sends machine operating information to a secure website utilizing wireless technology.
Neighborhoods contaminated with toxic metals from an old smelter will be cleaned up.
Texas Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday morning in the U.S. Supreme Court, when his office will argue against a proposed federal rule to limit the effects of air pollution across state boundaries.
The U.S. environmental regulator argued in court on Tuesday that its rule limiting mercury and hazardous air pollutants is "appropriate and necessary," not an improper interpretation of the federal Clean Air Act as industry groups and some states contend.
A local roofing company is facing more than $48,000 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
An EPA-designated superfund technical assessment and response team checks for mercury vapor Oct. 29 at the unpermitted Red Arrow milling site outside of Mancos.
Two big EPA lawsuits of interest to Kentucky andn Indiana were aired in federal courts today: The cross-state pollution rule in the U.S. Supreme Court and the air toxics/mercury rule at a federal appeals court.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could revive a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
States in the Midwest and South whose polluted air infects those in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic may have to abide by a federally imposed solution, a slim majority of Supreme Court justices appeared to indicate Tuesday.