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23 min ago | The Washington Post
U.S. rules governing emissions from steam-generating power plants survived a court challenge brought by utilities and the state of Texas, which said the regulations were improperly devised.
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2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
With mounting violations and administrative errors, will Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan finally intervene in the most controversial strip mine in southern Illinois? This question is being raised today by farmers and residents fighting to save their historic community from destruction in Saline County, as out-of-state loggers began to set up ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Universe Today
False colour composite of a 'glory' seen on Venus on 24 July 2011. The image is composed of three images at ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared wavelengths from the Venus Monitoring Camera.
7 hrs ago | WVNY
U.S. News & World Report ranked Vermont Law School the number one environmental law school in the nation.
7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
First, NACD commented, the proposal will force employers to disclose sensitive information to the public that can easily be manipulated, mischaracterized, and misused for reasons wholly unrelated to safety and subject employers to illegitimate attacks and employees to violations of their privacy.
10 hrs ago | HR Magazine
It seems that just about every week the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issues citations to another employer for its alleged failure to implement the requirements under the Control of Hazardous Energy standard, standard).
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to reverse its approval for a variance that lets the Mesabi Nugget plant near Hoyt Lakes violate Minnesota water quality standards.
12 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel
The proposed lowering of the amount of ethanol to be blended into the country's fuel supply raises the possibility the U.S. government could face a lawsuit for breaking the law.
17 hrs ago | Tire Business
A proposed rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses is fundamentally flawed and should not be promulgated in its current form, according to the Tire Industry Association .
A former Environmental Protection Agency insider says EPA officials interfered with decisions about what to do with the radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.
The former owner of a dairy in northwest Iowa will pay $75,000 to settle alleged water quality violations.
Engineers from Jones & Henry Engineering Toledo office are gathering flooding data from 5-8 p.m., March 13 at Eagle's Nest Community Hall, 210 Jefferson St., in the village.
While a mercury spill is a pretty rare thing, it's always possible because the toxic heavy metal can be found in such household items as thermometers, thermostats, clocks, barometers, CFL bulbs and light fixtures.
What happens to a Superfund contribution claim when the contribution plaintiff - the party that spent money to clean up or to reimburse the government - collects on its insurance? Superfund practitioners have often ignored this question, but the traction it receives and the confusion it causes when someone raises it suggest that careful lawyers ... (more)
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Originally, EPA had wanted to include a single, uniform standard for runoff on all construction sites, meaning that a project in an extremely wet area would be treated the same as one in an extremely dry area.
The Environmental Protection Agency tested water samples from multiple sites around Delmar this week, hoping to learn why a chemical contaminant -- tetrachloroethene -- was found in the groundwater there.