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1 hr ago | Door Reminder
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.
4 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer
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.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California's $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.
The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 per cent.
Lab results show the water in Trinity River is safe to drink after a health warning was issued on Aug. 20 for toxins associated with blue-green algae.
Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.
The U.S. Department of Labor today cited a Paterson manufacturer with more than $90,000 in penalties for exposing workers to amputation and other health and safety hazards.
The movement to make cable customer premise equipment more energy efficient has paid off, saving U.S. cable customers as much as $168 million in total on their energy bills.
Adult-film studios locally and nationwide were asked to halt production Thursday after a performer tested positive for HIV, a trade group for the industry announced.
Parties which settle environmental liability in a judicially approved settlement have three years from the date of that settlement in which to seek contribution even if the settlement is not a CERCLA settlement.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.
BP's Whiting Refinery as seen from 121st Street in Whiting on August 27, 2014 shortly after a reported explosion at the facility.
During the public meeting held on the proposal, many participants expressed concern that the proposal may create motivation for employers to under-record injuries and illnesses.
The federal government announced today that 20 species of coral are now protected as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction.
The five-member board that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday voted to end a two-year moratorium on issuing new power plant licenses.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has recently received $485,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to test water quality along the state's Gulf Coast.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 08:40 am
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