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  1. Invasive algae found for the first time in a Wisconsin lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Starry stonewort, an invasive algae, was found for the first time in Wisconsin, in Little Muskego Lake in Waukesha County. The algae has caused problems for boaters and fishermen in lakes in Michigan.

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  2. LCRA stops downstream water release for 4th straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bee Cave Bee Web Site

    With parts of Texas in the midst of a persistent, severe drought, the Lower Colorado River Authority will seek permission from the state to curtail releases of interruptible stored water from the Highland Lakes for downstream irrigation for the fourth year in a row. LCRA also will ask permission to reduce the amount of water required to be released in spring 2015 to support the habitat of the blue sucker, a threatened fish that lives in the river downstream of Austin.

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  3. California Surgery Centers Allege Stericycle MisrepresentationRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    The Law Offices of Heather Gibson and Panahi Law Group announce filing of lawsuit against Stericycle, Inc. The complaint alleges that Stericycle made misrepresentations when increasing prices on healthcare providers for medical waste disposal by falsely claiming increased cost of doing business. Sericycle, Inc., which provides nationwide medical waste disposal services, was sued on November 5, 2014, in Santa Clara Superior Court by a group of Northern California surgery centers.

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  4. Va. Regulators Investigating Fish Kill in HopewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    According to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman, Bill Hayden, at least several hundred fish died Tuesday in Gravelly Run. Most of fish were blue catfish.

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  5. New Road Projects May Affect West Bloomfield CommuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County roads between Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC's goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible.

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  6. College Sues Business for Water ContaminationRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    Boise State University sued two property management companies, claiming their tenant let a carcinogenic chemical leach into groundwater under the campus and into a river. Boise State sued Snow Holdings LLC and DBSI Broadway Plaza LP on Tuesday in Ada County Court.

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  7. EPA Pollution Plan to Cost Texas $2BRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Environmental Leader

    The EPA has proposed a plan to reduce harmful emissions of sulfur dioxide in parts of Texas and Oklahoma that would require operators of some of Texas' coal-fired power plants to spend over $2 billion on emissions-reducing technology , according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The plan, released Monday, would require 15 units at eight coal -fired plants be retrofitted with controls to help clear the air at Texas' Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

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  8. State investigates fish kill in Hopewell creekRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOP-FM Washington

    Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Bill Hayden tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch that at least several hundred fish died Tuesday in Gravelly Run. Most of fish were blue catfish.

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  9. Report Published: "Republic Services, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report"Read the original story

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    Republic Services, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360deg view of the company.

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  10. Regional haze plan for Texas would aid visibility at wildlife refuge in Oklahoma, EPA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma's legal fight with federal authorities over haze-forming emissions from power plants might have ended, but another one could be beginning across the Red River. Prodded by a court deadline, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed plan Monday directing Texas regulators to cut emissions from electric generating plants that affect visibility at national parks and wilderness areas.

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  11. New EPA rules could cut pollution, jobsRead the original story

    Tuesday | KXXV-TV Waco

    The agency says the new emissions upgrades will help cut down more than 230-thousand tons of harmful chemicals each year that drift over federal lands. According to The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in a statement on Monday energy companies could spend up to $2 billion to add emission controls to systems dating back to the 1960s.

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  12. Waste Connections Lowered to Neutral at ZacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They currently have a $53.40 price objective on the stock. Zacks 's target price would indicate a potential upside of 9.38% from the company's current price.

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  13. City of Howe annouces public notice to boil waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Due to a recent water main leak, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required our water system, City of Howe to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption. To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use.

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  14. Wyoming Moves to Control Uranium OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Roll Call

    Under the proposal, the state - which leads the nation in uranium production - would invest about $1.4 million for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to set up rules and staff to meet Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements, the Associated Press reported : DEQ Director Todd Parfitt said it could take four to six years for the agency to fully take over the job and get NRC approval. Once the state takes over responsibility, Wyoming would collect fees from the industry to cover its costs of regulating mining.

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  15. Harrelson landfill owner opens up about landfill controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    People living in the historic MLK neighborhood say a landfill fire near them is making them sick. It's caught the attention of the mayor, a state senator, state fire marshal, and environmental leaders.

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  16. Council approves property tax increase for 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Liberty Lake Splash

    ... R.J. Stevenson said. In the other major discussion on Nov. 4, council heard from representatives of Waste Management Inc. regarding the transition in citywide waste collection and disposal services that took effect on Nov. 17. While Waste Management ...

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  17. Republic Services Receives BBB+ Credit RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Republic Services has earned a "BBB+" credit rating from Morningstar . The firm's "BBB+" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.

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  18. EPA: Coal plants should spend $2 billion to cut emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Utility Products

    Federal regulators said Monday that the largest coal-fired power plants in Texas should invest more than $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, but the state's coal regulator said the plan would increase costs for consumers while doing little for the environment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a report rejecting most of a 2009 plan from the state to reduce haze in national parks and other federally protected land.

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  19. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WICU12 Erie

    The State of Montana says oil train traffic has increased several hundred percent over the past decade, driven largely by oil development in the Bakken oil fields. And while that's generating more concern from environmental groups, state officials say progress is being made to not only track that cargo, but prepare for a "worst case" scenario.

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  20. Houston slaughterhouse sued over blood discharge, other violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Chron

    Harris County and state officials are seeking a court order against a far west Houston slaughterhouse accused of multiple violations, including the discharge of about 500 gallons of blood into a roadside ditch. County officials and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality filed a request for an injunction Friday in state district court against Texas Farm Fresh Halal Meat, 13221 Old Richmond Road.

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