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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

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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

Sunherald.com

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Few deaths have been felt more deeply by more people than that of Robin Williams, who spent his life making other people happy only to fall victim to his own misery.

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

WYMG-FM Springfield

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

Environmental groups predict the state's power plants will argue for delaying proposed pollution standards at a hearing today in Chicago.

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

Environmental Leader

EPA Publishes Cooling Water Intake Rules

The EPA is moving forward with rules to protect fish from being sucked into cooling water intakes at large power plants and factories.

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Related Topix: Law

The Review

Solid Waste District benefits from drilling

The Solid Waste District that serves Columbiana, Carroll and Harrison counties is one of the indirect beneficiaries of the drilling boom underway in eastern Ohio.

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Related Topix: Columbiana, OH, Ohio, Columbiana County, OH, Carroll County, OH, Law

Sun Aug 17, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Manchin still trying to get the White House to listen

The senator said the President Obama and the federal Environmental Protection Agency refuse to acknowledge any policy which involves coal as a long-term energy source for the country.

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

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