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  1. Tiny houses popular in Northwest, but banned in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

    ... allow accessory dwelling units," said Jordan Palmeri, green building coordinator for the state Department of Environmental Quality. "Salem is the only one that doesn't offer some option to build an ADU." Nothing would prevent a Salem property owner ...

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  2. 2-2011 News: Nucor Go-AheadRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Metal Center News

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality permit to Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., paving the way for construction to begin on the steelmaker's direct reduced iron facility in St. James Parish.

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  3. Winona falls behind on gas bill, water maintenanceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... on regular maintenance of its gas and water systems as well as out of compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the mayor said. At its council meeting Tuesday, council members discussed a variety of ways to tighten its belt, but ...

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  4. Spokane to take over Waste-to-Energy Plant operations - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    The company that has operated Spokane's electricity-producing trash incinerator on the West Plains for more than two decades is getting a pink slip.

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  5. Pollution Update 4-17-14Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

    Oregon Department of Environmental Quality sent San Mateo-based J.H. Baxter & Co.

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  6. Senator wants LCRA's permit revokedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KVUE.com

    ... who also serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, wants the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to revoke the Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA) permit. According to Fraser, the LCRA's recent announcement that they ...

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  7. Court thwarts Sierra Club's hazardous waste challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a hazardous waste disposal site in West Texas - a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas environmental regulators.

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  8. Refinery issues statement in response to river spillRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    ... it into the waterway, but it was the second spill from the refinery in two months. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is investigating and the San Antonio River Authority expressed concerns about the safety practices at the plant. "On ...

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  9. Global marine biotech market: 3.8% CAGR forecast between 2012-16Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... The R&D of marine-based products requires an understanding of several sciences such as biology, chemistry, and environmental sciences. In addition, the development of a product takes several years, which in turn increases the overall R&D costs. The ...

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  10. There's 'No Government-Wide Mechanism' to Determine How...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    How much does it cost taxpayers for the federal government to do environmental assessments? And what's the return on that cost? Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies on Capitol Hill with Acting EPA Chief Financial Officer Maryann Froehlich, March 27, 2014.

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  11. Mayor Parker and the Carton Council announce expanded carton recyclingRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Examiner.com

    At her weekly press conference Wednesday April 9 following a lengthy City Council meeting, Mayor Parker announced expansion of the city's recycling program to include more types of food cartons.

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  12. Bill seeks to ease Lafayette Parish water woesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Senate Bill 425 authored by Cortez and co-authored by Mills would come into play if water provided by Total Environmental Solutions Inc. or other private water providers does not meet state water quality standards. Cortez said the primary problem, ...

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  13. Climate change certification coming soon, May 12-14, 2014 forum plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... those people with the associated expertise is not new. LEED , which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, provides a well-recognized set of credential ' s for green building professionals . The Association wants to train and ...

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  14. WT working with MDEQ for a new sewer facilityRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Romeo Observer

    ... the township's engineers are working to design a facility and answer questions from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). He said the WWTP will provide needed sewer services to the northern end of the township that would encourage ...

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  15. Backyard burning season in east Multnomah County begins todayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... 10 days during spring. The authorized burn days will fall on Wednesdays and Saturdays if the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) decides conditions are appropriate for burning that particular day. Residents must call the Gresham burn line, ...

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  16. From sink to garden: Gray water systems catching on in TucsonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KTAR

    ... requires homeowners to follow a list of best management practices established by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. David Arthur Sampson, senior sustainability scientist at Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability, ...

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  17. E. coli Traces Have Yale Residents Boiling Water, Hoping For All-ClearRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... coli, and it ordered a mandatory order telling residents they must boil water. On Wednesday, the Department of Environmental Quality began its own testing of the city's water supply to look for the source. "I just hope nobody gets sick over it," ...

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  18. Significant baseline levels of arsenic found in soil throughout Ohio are due to natural processesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... new study. Every sample had concentrations higher than the screening level of concern recommended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The researchers found that the patterns of arsenic in Ohio soils are most closely related to the arsenic ...

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  19. Waste Management named 2014 world's most ethical companyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Journal-Advocate

    ... the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior. Waste Management is one of only two companies in the Environmental Services industry honored this year. "This recognition reflects our most fundamental commitment to keeping the environment - and ...

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  20. It's Hard to Know How Much Agencies are Spending on Environmental Impact AnalysesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The 1969 National Environmental Policy Act, which introduced the country to the "environmental impact statement," has been enforced by multiple agencies with little data on the costs of analyzing its effects, according to a roundup by the Government Accountability Office.

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