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  1. Texas groups petition feds over alleged coal exemptionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Environmental groups in Texas want to overturn a state action they say exempted large coal-fired power plants from federal limits on particulates and other pollutants during startup, shutdown and maintenance at 19 power plants. A release from the Environmental Integrity Project on Wednesday says the exemptions made by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality between 2010 and 2013 show a "chronic disregard of federal Clean Air Act standards."

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  2. Karnes County Sheriff: Homes "covered in oil" following Encana oil rig accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Several homes remain "covered in oil" and may require complete reconstruction following an oil rig accident east of Karnes City. No injuries were reported but an accident at the Dromgoole B 8H oil rig owned by Encana Corp. sent oil and natural gas into the sky last week.

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  3. Storm aftermath: 1,400 homes damaged in Houston as clean-up begins, death toll risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CultureMap

    The number of reported deaths from Monday night's historic - and freakish - storm has increased to 5 people. City of Houston officials added a 66-year-old white male to the list.

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  4. Zebra mussels corroding Straits oil pipeline, claims environmental coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    That's the underlying recommendation from a third party report on the condition of Enbridge Energy's twin Line 5 oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac, released on Wednesday, May 27, by coalition of environmental groups. "It's only option at this time to prevent a catastrophic oil spill," said Dave Holtz, chairman of the Michigan Sierra Club chapter, which has been working with the Traverse City-based For Love of Water nonprofit.

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  5. Latest on flooding: No longer threat of Texas dam breakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAIT-TV

    By The Associated Press 10:45 a.m. Police say the threat of a dam southwest of Dallas breaking has passed. Midlothian police Capt.

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  6. Water quality in Houston area not affected after floods cause wastewater spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Click2Houston

    Despite significant flooding, the City of Houston water treatment plants are fully operational and water quality within the city-owned and -operated public systems throughout the city has not been affected, officials said. Mayor Annise D. Parker has requested, and been granted, a Declaration of Disaster from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after Houston area received intense, sustained rainfall of 11 inches in less than six hours on May 25 and 26. The Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 4211 Beechnut Avenue, was significantly impacted when Brays Bayou overflowed its banks, thus flooding the plant, and damaging electrical and mechanical systems.

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  7. Southern US flooding toll risesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    At least 17 people have been killed and dozens injured in the US states of Oklahoma and Texas following record rainfall over the weekend. At least four deaths have been blamed on the storm in the Houston area.

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  8. New planning toolset gives farmers more options for improving water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This image shows conservation planning in a watershed conceptualized as a pyramid. At the base are fundamental practices to improve soil health, such as crop rotations.

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  9. A change in Lassila & Tikanoja's managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobeNewswire

    Helsinki, Finland, 2015-05-27 07:00 CEST -- Lassila & Tikanoja plc Stock exchange release 27 May 2015, at 8:00 a.m. Jorma Mikkonen, Lassila & Tikanoja plc's Director, Corporate Relations and Responsibility, has been appointed as a member of the company's Group Executive Board starting from 1 June 2015. Mikkonen's responsibilities include corporate relations, EHSQ, communications and corporate safety.

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  10. DEQ offering free private well water testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KSWO

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is offering free bacterial testing of private well water due to statewide flooding. Tuesday, the agency announced the free testing will be available until August 15. If you would like to have your well water tested, call 1-800-522-0206.

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  11. No timetable for Barry Co. river restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WOODTV.com

    With multiple attorneys present, the Little Thornapple River Intercounty Drain Drainage Board voted Tuesday to pay several bills while questions remain about other money spent. The Board and Barry County Dain Commissioner Russ Yarger have retained separate counsel to deal with the fallout of controversial tree and debris removal along 14 miles of the Little Thornapple River , known to locals at the Coldwater River.

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  12. Hargreaves Services plc Receives Corporate Rating from N+1 SingerRead the original story

    Tuesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "corporate" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at N+1 Singer in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Hargreaves Services plc traded down 2.06% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 403.74.

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  13. Clean Harbors's "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Needham & Company LLCRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "buy" rating reissued by stock analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $65.00 price target on the stock.

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  14. 5 key things that Texas lawmakers did over the final legislative weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Business Journal

    Texas lawmakers used the first, and probably the last, weekend of work in the 84th session to address several issues of interest to the business community. Here are the highlights: a A compromise reached on tax relief meant the franchise tax cut, House Bill 32, made it to the floor of the Senate, where it passed, 24-7.

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  15. Graham to provide nearby city with waterRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Graham Leader

    On May 21, Graham's City Council approved an emergency contract for five more years to supply the City of Throckmorton with up to125,000 gallons of water a day while the city works to expand its dead lake. Throckmorton Mayor Will Carroll was present at the meeting to express thanks to the council for continuing to provide water to the town and explain why it still needs support it in the midst of torrential rains now sweeping the state.

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  16. Louisiana Clean Fuels Honors Republic with Fleet of the Year AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | PressReleasePoint

    Republic is expected to soon become the largest CNG fleet operator in Louisiana BATON ROUGE -- Republic Services of Baton Rouge has been awarded the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award by Louisiana Clean Fuels. Republic's Baton Rouge collection company, BFI Waste Services, LLC, received the honor for its extensive Compressed Natural Gas fleet expansion and petroleum reductions in 2014.

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  17. Smith County sets up dumpsite for tree, green vegetation debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KYTX-TV News

    A Denver based photographer who has shot the NCAA Tournament Final Four for the last 60 seasons is making this year his last. If a picture is worth a thousand words, Rich Clarkson's collection would fill libraries.

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  18. Heavy rains put Houston underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | BBC News

    At least three people have died in the Houston area after major flooding and tornadoes swept across the southern US over the weekend. The US's fourth most populous city is underwater in many parts on Tuesday, with thousands of cars abandoned on city streets and highways.

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  19. Supervisors put off vote on Catlett-Calverton sewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Fauquier.com

    The Fauquier County Board of Supervisors will take more time to make a decision on an amendment to the county's sewer use ordinance that will spell out what customers of the proposed Catlett-Calverton waste water treatment system would pay for service.

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  20. Smith County sets up dumpsite for tree, green vegetation debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A local landowner in northeast Smith County is allowing all residents to bring downed tree and green vegetation debris on his land on County Road 458, off of Farm-to-Market Road 2153, said County Engineer Frank Davis. No home or construction debris will be accepted.

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