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1 hr ago | 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.

2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

WTVG-TV Toledo

Blade Briefing: Toledo house on "Dead Files"

The 13abc I-Team investigated the property and uncovered it was the focus of a lawsuit and there are still Ohio EPA restrictions.

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Related Topix: Law, Ohio State University, Chrysler 200, SUV, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler, Convertible, Sedan

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Loved ones looking for answers in Toledo murder case

Eddie Byrd started cutting Tyler McIntoush's hair when he was only 8-years-old. The Toledo barber was devastated to hear the carefree 16-year-old was shot and killed Thursday morning."

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NewsOK.com

North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday.

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

ABC News

Judge Rules Feds Wrongly Protecting Bearded Seals

A federal judge in Alaska has ruled that a federal agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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Related Topix: Law

Cybercast News Service

Lawsuit Seeks Damages From EPA, - A Toxic Waste Dump of Lawlessness'CNS

A conservative legal group is asking a federal judge to punish the Environmental Protection Agency for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages requested in August 2012 under the Freedom of Information Act.

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

ThinkProgress

Governors Who Hate EPA's Carbon Regs: Your States May Benefit The Most

The governors of coal-dependent states like Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma have been among the most outspoken in their objections to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon rules for existing power plants.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Bobby Jindal, Texas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Sierra Club Compass

The EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Chance to Get it Right for Workers, Communities, and our Climate

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed its Clean Power Plan, the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Weekly Packet

Annual meeting set for July 29

For the last 11 years, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency based in Boston have made the trek to Brooksville to discuss the state of the Callahan Mine Superfund site in Cape Rosier.

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

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