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12 min 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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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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Fracking debate comes to Haywood

Since Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill into law back in May that allows fracking in North Carolina, politicians and residents have been debating whether the benefits would outweigh the risks.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Haywood County, NC, Law

Daily Camera

Boulder researcher leads study of stratosphere's influence on ground ozone

A Boulder-based researcher has authored a new study showing that intrusions of ozone-rich air from the stratosphere can compound the ground-level challenges in meeting federal ozone standards in Las Vegas - and the same factors can influence conditions in Colorado.

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

Business Insurance

Q&A: Trish Ennis, American Society of Safety Engineers

Trish Ennis became the 100th president of The American Society of Safety Engineers on July 1 after serving 10 years in various elected leadership roles, including senior vice president and president-elect.

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War Is A Crime

Legal Case: White House Argues Against Considering Climate Change on Energy Projects

Six and a half years later and another term into the Obama Administration, however, things have finally moved forward.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

The Columbus Dispatch

Fracking fire points out failings

Black smoke billows from a well-pad fire at a fracking site in Monroe County. The list of chemicals on the site was kept in a trailer that burned during the blaze on June 28. CLARINGTON, Ohio - Phillip Keevert, the only paid firefighter in Monroe County, was working a diesel spill on the morning of June 28 when a 911 dispatcher called his cellphone ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Monroe County, OH, Ohio, Clarington, OH, Weather, Law

Fredericksburg.com

Workshops will drill into fracking Residents and elected officials...

Residents and elected officials have the chance to hear about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, from people on all sides of the issue, as well as from those who have experienced gas drilling in rural communities.

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Related Topix: Essex County, VA, Law

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

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University of Texas at Arlington biochemist Zacariah Hildenbrand takes a water sample from a well at a home on Amyx Ranch Drive near Ponder recently.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, Arlington, TX, Ponder, TX, Denton County, TX, Law

The Japan Times

California ban on plastic bags is full of hot air

Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.

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

Pam's House Blend

Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA "Fraudulent" on FOX

If you're John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? Stossel's guest last night, Jay Lehr, was sentenced to six months-serving three-in a minimum security federal prison back in 1991, and his organization at the time was fined $200,000 .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

CiteULike

A Damp Squib: Environmental Law from a Human Evolutionary Perspective

Humans have become the Earth's dominant animals, yet we remain perched on the precipice of an anthropogenic collapse in planetary ecological systems.

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Door Reminder

Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington

Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington S.S. Badger, Lake Express battle for survival Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tUj7K2 The S.S. Badger arrives in Manitowoc after a 60-mile crossing of Lake Michigan from Ludington, Mich., on Monday, May 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Ludington, MI, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Brattleboro Reformer

USDA chief announces $45 million to help farmers curb runoff

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday a $45 million program available to farmers who adopt conservation practices intended to prevent nutrient runoff into the state's waterways.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Tom Vilsack, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Law

KAUZ

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Texas, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Southern Utah University

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