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  1. 'Too precious' to drill, baby drill?Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Yet, until a surprising announcement from the Obama administration on Sunday, that's rarely what the public has heard about Alaska's highly politicized Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But after decades of fighting over data and political talking points, the refuge - also called ANWR - started to emerge for me this week as an actual, living-breathing place.


  2. Environmental Executive Moves: White House, NSF, BIO, Aclara, Locus TechnologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Environmental Leader

    Aclara Technologies: The company, which provides smart infrastructure technologies and software to the utility industry, has named Greg Wilson senior vice president of engineering and technology. Most recently, Wilson was vice president at Harris Corp. Biotechnology Industry Organization: The trade association representing biotechnology companies says Jamie Gregorian will be joining BIO as director, federal government relations.


  3. ISA appoints division managerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Recycling Today

    ... and Computerized Waste Systems (CWS) divisions. ISA says Alvis will focus on expanding the company's waste management programs and equipment leasing to commercial customers. He has more than 23 years of industry experience. Prior to ISA, Alvis ...


  4. Soils Could Keep Contaminants In Wastewater From Reaching Groundwater, StreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Water Online

    With endocrine-disrupting compounds affecting fish populations in rivers as close as Pennsylvania's Susquehanna and as far away as Israel's Jordan, a new research study shows that soils can filter out and break down at least some of these emerging contaminants. The results suggest that water pollution can be diminished by spraying treated wastewater on land rather than discharging it directly into streams, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.


  5. Flint residents protest city's water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michigan Radio

    A small crowd of Flint residents came out to Monday night's city council meeting to protest what they say is discolored, odorous, unsafe water coming out of their taps. "It smells horribly," says Cindy Marshall.


  6. Public/private partnership of water plant consideredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Countywide

    "It's an option we almost have to consider," City Manager Jack Hamlett told the City Council Tuesday night before introducing a guest speaker. Hamlett was asking the council to consider hiring a private firm to take over the operation of the George P. Morrill, I Water Treatment Plant at Swinney Switch.


  7. Trout River Industries celebrating growthRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal-Pioneer

    ... two years, added dealers across North America, obtained global patents, added a line of products for the waste management industry and is building trailers under license in Australia and New Zealand. Trout River Industries owner, Harvey Stewart, ...


  8. Chemical Plant Building EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Dallas

    A chemical leak at the Magnablend Plant in Waxahachie forced nearby homes and businesses to evacuate Monday afternoon. NBC 5 has learned the facility received a load of 300 plastic totes of sodium chlorite Monday and that one of the containers had a reaction with something else and began to rupture.


  9. Public comment period ends on proposed VA powerplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXII-TV Sherman

    Monday was the last day of the public comment period for a proposed power plant that could be built near Van Alstyne. Several residents have voiced concern about the 543 mega watt natural gas plant that would be built so close to their neighborhoods.


  10. Utah residents rank air pollution as No. 1 threat to quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    It's not crime, not crowded highways or even crowded classrooms that concern Utah residents the most and pose the greatest threat to their quality of life. If you look out the window, it is the air and the pollution that hangs on during winter temperature inversions or summer bouts of haze.


  11. Watchdog groups demand more transparency in fed's M6 disposal planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The federal government and the U.S. Army will cover the cost of the disposal, which is estimated to cost millions of dollars. A local watchdog group says the public and locally-elected officials have been "left out of the loop again" as federal and state agencies discuss plans to burn millions of pounds of M6 propellant at Camp Minden.


  12. 2015 legislature: Air pollution looms as pressing issue for families, lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Deseret News

    Poor air quality and its adverse impacts to health have risen as a key concern for both policymakers and the public, threatening family health and quality of life, Utah's economy and the vibrancy of its outdoor recreation. Solving the problem promises to be an issue that once again demands significant time and money from Utah's lawmakers this session.


  13. Gore: City is 'strong and stable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    Marysville Mayor John Gore delivered his annual State of the City address Thursday, Jan. 22, crediting a productive 2014 to the support of a great community. Gore acknowledged the city staff, City Council and community partners for their commitment and dedication.


  14. Mayor says governor needs to visit Flint to see water crisis first handRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Mayor Dayne Walling wants Gov. Rick Snyder to come to Flint to see the city's water crisis in person. Walling, in a commentary for MLive-The Flint Journal, says Snyder has left local elected officials to act as "sounding boards to justifiably worried Flint residents" even though the city is run by a state-appointed emergency manager.


  15. Utility Department - 12/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | City of Temple

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  16. New Orleans, Old Gentilly Landfill operators agree to $8 million settlement with landfill property ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2012 | NOLA.com

    The City of New Orleans and the present and former operators of the Old Gentilly Landfill have entered into an $8 million settlement with individuals and businesses who claim to own more than 170 small parcels of land adjacent to the landfill that are now covered with debris from Hurricane Katrina , attorneys representing the landowners announced Monday . Under the terms of the settlement of the class action lawsuit originally filed in 2007, the property owners will get $1 per square foot for their land, with no owner receiving less than $12,000, in exchange for assigning full ownership of the property to the city.


  17. Correction: JNS Biofuel-Plant Fire storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NewsOK.com

    In a story on the rebuilding of a biofuel plant in New Albany, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company's name. The company's name is JNS Biofuel.


  18. Coastal Community Fights The Fracking Plan Threatening Its Sole Drinking Water SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ThinkProgress

    Since its founding as a Native American trading village, Abita Springs has staked its reputation on its clean air and pure waters. Princess Abita of the Choctaw tribe, as the local legend goes, was wasting away in filthy New Orleans in the 1780s until she traveled north and drank from the healing spring that gave the town its name.


  19. National Park Service official expected to take reins at CEQRead the original story

    Monday | The Westerner

    The White House is planning to hire a National Park Service official and public lands expert to take the helm at the Council on Environmental Quality, according to two sources familiar with the administration's plans. Christy Goldfuss, who's now deputy director of congressional and external relations at the Park Service, will soon join CEQ as a senior adviser, according to CEQ spokeswoman Taryn Tuss.


  20. Gas leak reported in north Bee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Countywide

    Firefighters from Beeville were sent to north Bee County late Wednesday morning after a resident near County Road 107 and Kings Lane reported what he thought was a natural gas leak. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Burris said a couple of natural gas processing plants are located in that area, so firefighters responded immediately with their gas detection devices.