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1 hr ago | Las Vegas Review Journal
Henry A. Batista, left, a 30-year-old state-licensed emission control inspector, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Lloyd George on Tuesday to making a false statement to a government agency.
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3 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay
Year six of the Fox River Cleanup Project is scheduled to begin later this month but as we discovered today, that won't happen.
7 hrs ago | KICD-AM Spencer
The former owner of a dairy in northwest Iowa will pay $75,000 to settle alleged water quality violations.
9 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.
11 hrs ago | KSL-TV
Of the 2,821 school buses owned by the state of Utah, 1,000 have been retrofitted for cleaner emissions thanks to grants from the Environmental Protection Agency.
15 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Lax oversight at the Environmental Protection Agency allowed the organization's employees to misuse federal charge cards for buying items such as gym memberships, meals and gift cards, according to a recent watchdog report .
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 event, organized by members of the two-month-old Senate Climate Action Task Force, will try to combat years of American ambivalence on the issue and Republican attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency .
A $9.6 million plan to widen the lower Guadalupe River in Alviso, providing more access to boaters by removing thick sediment, bulrushes and tule reeds, has hit a possibly fatal setback, with federal officials denying it necessary permits.
Manufacturers, already pinned down by rising production costs and competition from other countries, continue to struggle against an old adversarya Washington, specifically the Environmental Protection Agency .
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.
At over 40 percent of the e-waste stream, CRT devices, such as old computer monitors and televisions, dominate electronics recycling.
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.
This reader is relieved to find out that air pollution and therefore climate change doesn't exist beyond 50 nautical miles ["New EPA emission standards would hurt short-sea shipping", Opinion, March 3].
In the poorest state in New England, where residents already struggle to heat their homes, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution will make new stoves too expensive and prevent Mainers from buying cleaner technology.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal would require manufacturers to make wood stoves and most other wood-burning devices much more efficient over the next five to eight years.