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3 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
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.
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4 hrs ago | Time
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 .
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
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.
8 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net
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 .
13 hrs ago | The News Tribune
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.
17 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
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.
A highway sign alerts drivers on Interstate 35E to air pollution conditions in Dallas.
Environmental officials are testing water samples from multiple sites around Delmar, a town that straddles the Delaware-Maryland border, after a chemical contaminant was found in the groundwater.
But for Wyoming, it's an important struggle. Under President Barack Obama, the powerful agency has been active introducing new rules that hurt Wyoming's biggest industries and employers.
"My concern is that some of the organizations now waging a war against coal in Alabama are also receiving funds in the form of grants from your department."
Duke Energy's shuttered power plant in Eden, where up to 39,000 tons of coal ash sludge leaked into the Dan River in early February.