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Alaska: Part Two of Coal-Fired Profiles of Nine States Suing EPA Over ...

Alaska has five active plants that use coal as their primary fuel, directly employing about 300 people.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Intelligencer

EPA: 70,000 Fish Killed

Water samples of runoff taken shortly a June 28 fire at a Monroe County natural gas drilling site show the presence of many fracking chemicals and resulted in roughly 70,000 dead fish and other aquatic life.

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

Times Herald

Hacked? Environmental Protection Agency Water tweeted about Kardashian App

On Monday evening, the government agency's Twitter account sent a message, "I'm now a C-list celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood."

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

USA Today

Hacked? Environmental Protection Agency Water tweets about Kardashian App

Hacked? Environmental Protection Agency Water tweets about Kardashian App Does the federal agency just really like the Kardashians new app.

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

Manufacturing.net

EPA Tells Army To Clean Up Louisiana Explosives

Federal environmental officials have rejected an appeal from the U.S. Army and reiterated their order to clean up 15 million pounds of artillery propellant improperly stored at a northwest Louisiana site.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Military, US Army

KTUL-TV Tulsa

EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded over $11 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board .

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

KOLN-TV Lincoln

OSHA Releases Cause Of International Nutrition Building Collapse

To report workplace incidents, fatalities or situations posing imminent danger to workers, call the agency's Omaha Area Office at 402-553-0171 or the toll-free hotline at 800-321-OSHA .

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law, Omaha, NE, Employment / Labor Law

WOWT-TV Omaha

OSHA Releases Cause Of International Nutrition Building Collapse

Six months after a building collapse, that killed two employees and injured 17, WOWT 6 News now knows what caused it.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law

Business Journal

Up To Speed: R.J. Reynolds slapped with $23.6B verdict over one smoker

A Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages against RJ Reynolds Tobacco in a case involving a single smoker, a man who died of lung cancer in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Lung Cancer, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Law

The Inter-Mountain

Planned pipeline raises ire

In order to meet what the company calls an increasing demand for natural gas on the East Coast, Dominion Resources has plans to send supplies of natural gas produced in the Upper Ohio Valley to North Carolina via its Southeast Reliability Project pipeline system.

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

Journalgazette.net

In the pipeline

A hole 100 feet wide and 130 feet deep was discovered recently on a peninsula of northern Siberia.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Seattle Times

EPA proposal could derail planned Pebble Mine in Alaska

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing restrictions that would essentially block development of a planned massive gold-and-copper mine near the headwaters of a premier salmon fishery in Alaska.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Las Vegas Sun

Asbestos proves to be a microscopic road block near Boulder City

In November 2011, two UNLV scientists touched carbon tape to a sample of bluish-grey mineral on the face of a rock found south of Henderson, then placed it under a microscope.

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Related Topix: Boulder City, NV, Henderson, NV, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

KFBB

Idaho group challenges Wyoming elk feeding

An Idaho environmental group is challenging a 2008 U.S. Forest Service decision that permitted five elk feedgrounds in the Jackson Hole area of northwest Wyoming.

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Related Topix: Law

St. Cloud Times

Minnesota farmers concerned about proposed wetland rulesMinnesota...

Minnesota farmers concerned about proposed wetland rules Rule changes redefine which waters fall under federal jurisdiction Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/19/minnesota-farmers-concerned-proposed-wetland-rules/12890297/ Some farmers in Minnesota have expressed concern that new rules on ... (more)

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

Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall backs bill to limit EPA's power

The federal Environmental Protection Agency would be limited in their ability to retroactively revoke fill or dredge permits under legislation advocated this week by U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virgina's Third District.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times Leader

Not all college-aged kids want out of NEPA

Local students and graduates say they will stay if there is a job available to stay for - otherwise, they are willing to leave.

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Related Topix: Family, Law, Kids, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Pennsylvania, Stroudsburg, PA

Slashdot

EPA Mulling Relaxed Radiation Protections For Nuclear Power

EPA officials say they have no such intention, but they are willing to reconsider the method they use to limit public exposure - and the public's level of risk.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground - partly because it won't, entirely.

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

WECT-TV Wilmington

Wilmington neighborhood affected proposal to Clean Water Act

In Coastal North Carolina, water is everywhere. Obvious locations such as the ocean or lakes are protected as U.S. waterways, but if some changes are made to the EPA Clean Water Act, your backyard could also fall under this classification.

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Related Topix: Law, Wilmington, NC

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