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  1. Mattress Firm completes Sleep Train acquisitionRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

    Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has completed its $245 million acquisition of West Coast bedding specialty retailer The Sleep Train Inc. Sleep Train operates approximately 310 specialty mattress retail stores located in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii, and reported net sales of approximately $471 million for the 2013 fiscal year. Dale Carlsen, CEO of Sleep Train, becomes president and chief strategy officer of the company and will join the Mattress Firm board of directors as vice chairman.

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  2. Report on whistleblower is inconclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation. Donna Busche was fired in February after raising questions about the safety of the unfinished Waste Treatment Plant at Hanford, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.

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  3. Timberline Releases Schedule for Publication of Final Environment...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Kristi Ponozzo, Montana Environmental Policy Coordinator for the MDEQ provided the letter which stated that the most recent information provided to the MDEQ on October 8, 2014 by Butte Highlands JV, LLC , the joint venture operator of the Butte Highlands Gold Project, allows the MDEQ to complete the FEIS. The MDEQ estimates in its schedule that it will publish the FEIS on Monday, December 22, 2014.

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  4. DOE contractors refuse to turn over documents in firing of whistleblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Two federal contractors developing a treatment plant for radioactive waste have refused to hand over records related to the firing of a whistleblower who raised safety concerns, according to a government watchdog agency. Department of Energy Inspector General Gregory Friedman said in a memorandum to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz that Bechtel National and URS Energy Construction have withheld more than 4,500 documents that his office requested to determine whether URS employee Donna Busche was terminated in retaliation for her disclosures.

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  5. Reports slam Hanford contractors after investigation of whistleblower firedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general is slamming two contractors for failing to fully cooperate in an investigation of whether a whistleblower was unfairly fired. Donna Busche was fired in February after raising questions about the safety of the unfinished Waste Treatment Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

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  6. Report Slams Hanford Contractors Over Whistleblower InvestigationRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general is slamming two contractors for failing to fully cooperate in an investigation of whether a whistleblower was unfairly fired. Donna Busche was fired in February after raising questions about the safety of the unfinished Waste Treatment Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

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  7. White House agenda on climate change impacts to natural resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ag Professional

    On Oct. 8, 2014, the White House Counsel on Environmental Quality released a strategy for addressing the impacts of climate change on natural resources as well as the role such resources can play in mitigating the impacts of climate change. This strategy - entitled " Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America's Natural Resources " - is the latest component of the President's Climate Action Plan to be officially unveiled.

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  8. Mattress Firm Completes Acquisition of Sleep Train, Solidifying Its...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    The Company expects to receive future annual cash income tax benefits of approximately $11 million over the next 15 years from deductible tax basis goodwill generated from the transaction, subject to the Company's ability to generate future taxable income. Sleep Train operates approximately 310 specialty mattress retail stores located in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii, and reported net sales of approximately $471 million for the 2013 fiscal year.

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  9. Barracuda Networks portfolio strength underappreciated, says Pacific CrestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Theflyonthewall.com

    On The Fly: After Hours Movers UP AFTER EARNINGS: Helen of Troy , up 3%... Barracuda Networks , up marginally after reporting second quarter results. ALSO HIGHER: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals , up 19.2% after announcing settlement agreement resolving patent litigation on AMITIZA... Civeo , up 15% after Greenlight Capital reported a 9.99% stake in the company... EXCO Resources , up 10.6% after T. Boone Pickens says that company approached by buyers, reported by Bloomberg... EXACT Sciences , up 3.7% after announcing final national coverage determination for Cologuard... US Ecology , up 2.5% following announcement that it will replace Measurement Specialties in S&P 600.

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  10. Market Report, "US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", publishedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    This comprehensive SWOT profile of US Ecology, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats.

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  11. Hinds County prepares for possibility of ebolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Hinds County Emergency Management Agency says they are working very closely with the Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Department of Environmental Quality and area hospitals to ensure the safety of the citizens and of first responders in the event that an ebola case is confirmed. Hinds County was awarded a $10,000 Homeland Security Grant for Hazardous Materials Equipment that was used to purchase Personal Protection Equipment for the first responders in the county to use if and when they respond to a call where a case of ebola is suspected.

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  12. Research and Markets: Innovations in Hazardous Waste ManagementRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Hazardous waste management has become increasingly important due to the increasing amount of waste generated worldwide, which adversely impacts the environment and human health. Decreasing land availability for landfills, the need to reduce worker exposure and potential liability, and increased awareness on environmental safety have driven the development of hazardous waste management technologies.

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  13. Environmental groups: Proposal to deregulate some toxic air chemicals too riskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michigan Radio

    Michigan has some of the strictest guidelines in the nation when it comes to toxic air chemicals. It's one of just nine states to regulate all potentially toxic emissions.

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  14. Waste Connections (WCN) Set to Announce Earnings on TuesdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Waste Connections is set to announce its Q314 earnings results on Tuesday, October 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.54 per share and revenue of $533.96 million for the quarter.

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  15. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Wire

    Each day boasts a ... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB+' rating on approximately $248 million of series 2008 bonds issued by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York on behalf of Ora... )--This morning, FINRA reported a technical outage starting at 11:05 am ET, and imposed a market-wide trade halt for all Over the Counter securities. )--Fitch Ratings affirms its 'AA-' rating on the following Jurupa Unified School District, CA general obligation bonds: --$49 million series 2002, s... )--On Monday, October 20, 2014, attendees from around the world will gather in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security Conference.

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  16. Recycling demand increases for electronic devicesRead the original story

    Sunday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Traci Phillips and Rike Sandlin are competitors in the retirement business, but they aren't helping baby boomers leave their jobs. The two work for different electronics recycling companies in Oklahoma, and their goal is to safely retire old computers and cellphones.

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  17. ...Read MoreRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Creative Mac

    Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Millennial Media, Inc. and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and docketed under 14-cv-8330, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Millennial Media securities between March 28, 2012 and May 7, 2014, inclusive .

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  18. St. Louis site won't handle Ebola-infected wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Home

    A St. Louis Circuit Court judge approved an agreement Friday between Stericycle Inc. and Attorney General Chris Koster's office barring the company from receiving such waste at its St. Louis facility. Stericycle had received a federal permit earlier this month to remove waste from the Texas hospital and home where a man with Ebola virus stayed before dying.

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  19. Order Prevents North St. Louis Facility from Accepting Ebola Virus Contaminated Medical WasteRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... Ebola virus. He further asked the court to assess penalties for previous violations of the Missouri Solid Waste Management law. According to Koster, a three-year independent compliance review between 2009 and 2013 found numerous violations of ...

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  20. Researchers look at roads with asphalt-rubber mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Michigan Technological University researchers are helping study whether building roads using asphalt mixed with rubber from ground-up scrap tires is a good idea for states like Michigan. The Houghton school says the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded several grants to study rubberized asphalt, including two totaling $1.2 million to Michigan Technological University.

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