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48 min ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Start of Cotter Corp./Lincoln Park Superfund Site cleanup years away

The lime tank and mix area in 2011 amid the dismantling work being done at contaminated site of Cotter Corp. milling facility.


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

1 hr ago | Crooks and Liars

Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA 'Fraudulent' On FOX

Last week on John Stossel's FOX Business program, Lehr called EPA activity to control pollution "fraudulent."


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

1 hr ago | USA Today

Lake Michigan ferry fight builds big lobbying tab

The battle between a high-tech, Milwaukee-based ferry and the small-town S.S. Badger, the only coal-fired steamship left in the United States, provides a revealing look at how business is done on behalf of competing interests in the nation's capital.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1 hr ago |

EPA Reinforces Standards to Use 'Representative Data' After Sierra Club

On January 22, 2013, in Sierra Club v. EPA ,1 the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion that addressed some Prevention of Significant Deterioration permitting program issues.


Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

2 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

OSHA investigating after employee killed in accident at International Paper

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has confirmed it will be investigating the accident that killed 58-year-old Ricky Salter on Sunday at International Paper.


Related Topix: OSHA, Law, Construction, International Paper, Paper

2 hrs ago | JD Supra

EPA Sends Final Targets For 2014 Biofuel To OMB

On August 22, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent the final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard rule to the Office of Management and Budget for its review and formal publication in the Federal Register .


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

3 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Right-Wing Watchdogs Push "Bogus" EPA Map Conspiracy

A group of right-wing news sites coordinated across the U.S. are baselessly pushing a conspiracy theory that the Environmental Protection Agency has been hiding new maps that reveal an "alarming" power grab.


Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Coalition Petitions EPA To Change Rules On Confidential Business Information

On August 21, 2014, a coalition of environmental, health, and labor groups filed a 23-page petition with EPA requesting that the Agency "establish time limits for confidentiality claims for chemical information submitted by industry under the Toxic Substances Control Act ."


Related Topix: Law

9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Commentary: EPA helped; now, time to scale back

Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.


Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Opinion

13 hrs 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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Law

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.


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.


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 .


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Law

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.


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