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1 hr ago | AmmoLand

EPA Pesticide Bans Threaten You and the Economy

When Rachel Carson's book, " Silent Spring ", was published, filled with totally false claims about DDT, the Environmental Protection Agency looked it over and concluded she had used manipulated data.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Healthcare Law, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

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George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

5 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Detroit Water Crisis - a Prelude to the Privatization of Water

Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the Detroit Water Brigade and what it is like to living during the current push for the privatization of the water supply.

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Related Topix: Activism, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Missouri utilities look to Kansas for wind energy

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020.

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

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

SeaWorld will not appeal OSHA ruling to keep trainers out of water with whales

SeaWorld Entertainment will no longer battle the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's move to bar its trainers from performing with its killer whales.

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Related Topix: OSHA

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Economists: Shale oil 'dividend' could pay for smaller carbon footprint

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the US's carbon footprint, agricultural economists say.

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

13 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Journalists call on EPA to end restriction on independent scientists talking to media

A collection of science and journalism organizations is pressing the Environmental Protection Agency to stop its policy of restricting independent scientists who advise the agency against talking to media outlets without first getting permission.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

O-R Online

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is under way near Beckjord Power Plant in New Richmond, Ohio, after up to an estimated 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New Richmond, OH, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law

Tri-cityherald.com

Our Voice: Federal agencies need oversight people can trust

For example, the Army Corps of Engineers, one of those perceived impervious agencies, recently was reigned in by a lawsuit and now must follow a permit process with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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

KTVN Reno

EPA Praises Work on Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway

A regional boss for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is lauding the work of a Reno-area nonprofit building a 116-mile bicycle path that follows the Truckee River all the way from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake.

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

Business Insurance

OSHA orders Mich. asphalt firm to pay nearly $1M, rehire 3 fired workers

A Michigan asphalt company has been ordered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to pay almost $1 million in compensation and reinstate three employees who were terminated for raising safety concerns, the agency said Monday.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law

SouthCoastToday.com

Chemical firm pleads guilty to clean air violation

A Massachusetts-based chemical company has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act at a facility it owned in Rhode Island.

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

Greenwich Citizen

EPA launches criminal probe into Tyson discharge

Tyson Foods is the subject of a federal criminal investigation of its role in the discharge of a food supplement into a southwest Missouri town's wastewater treatment plant.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Battle Creek Enquirer

Michigan landfill taking other states' radioactive fracking waste

A horse shares its space with an oil well at Tipton Highway and Moore Road in Adrian.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Adrian, MI, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law

New Jersey Herald

Cleanup, affordable housing planned on Bronx sites

Three contaminated Bronx properties are on track to get cleaned up and rebuilt as affordable housing, with the help of $300,000 in federal grants and loans.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boston.com

Lary W. Smith/EPA Protesters split on tactics, but agree that change is needed

From afar, it's easy to mistake the demonstrators in the streets of Ferguson as a monolithic movement.

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Related Topix: Law, Violent Crime, St. Louis, MO, Riot

Examiner.com

GAO: EPA uses stale data

The nonpartisan U.S. Government Accounting Office reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has been using decades-old economic data to analyze today's environmental regulations .

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

Business Journal

Brownback vows to fight - overreaching' federal government regulations

Flanked by supporters, including state and local elected officials and business owners, Brownback promised to fight the federal government on various regulations that he said are hurting individuals and businesses in Kansas.

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

News 4 Jax

Fla. leaders fight EPA on water authority

"An outrageous new rule that would expand its regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act to almost any body of water," said Adam Putnam, Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Adam Putnam, Law, Agriculture, Science

Sunherald.com

State hearing focuses on cutting greenhouse gases

The Illinois Commerce Commission hearing in Chicago and Springfield was the first step toward submitting a required plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlining how the state will contribute to a sweeping Obama administration proposal to curb carbon dioxide emitted by the nation's power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

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

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Steve Park in front of the Environmental Protection Agency's research vessel, Lake Guardian.

HUNTINGTON, Ind. With the start of the school year, one teacher in Huntington is bringing lessons learned from summer research into his classroom.

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

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