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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Advocate

    Residents in rural Livingston Parish community decry plans for a nearby gravel mining operation: 'Would any of you want to live where I'm living?' - Oak Hills residents made impassioned pleas Thursday night for state and federal officials to deny permits for a proposed gravel mine the residents contend would destroy their quality of life and cause their property values to plummet. The public hearing, held jointly by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was intended to address Southern Aggregates' application for a water quality certification permit for the proposed mine.

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  2. Staying on scriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Hill

    Last week, the White House announced Christy Goldfuss will become acting director of the Council of Environmental Quality. While it is late in the game for President Obama and he will likely not seek formal approval from Congress for Goldfuss as chair of CEQ, this is nonetheless a remarkable appointment - an impressively meteoric lift for Goldfuss's career.

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  3. Exxon finishes $1.3 million in work from 2011 Montana spillRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | KSWO

    Exxon Mobil Corp. has completed $1.3 million in environmental projects as part of its settlement of water pollution violations from a 2011 pipeline break into Montana's Yellowstone River. The Texas oil giant paid for emergency training for local responders, fisheries improvement projects on the river and new leak detection equipment for the state.

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  4. Two fires Thursday at property state calls illegal tire dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Fire crews responded twice Thursday to a north Eugene property where the State of Oregon says thousands of used tires are being illegally stored. In the past 10 days, firefighters said they've responded to the address a total of 3 times.

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  5. Fracking project gets water quality certification from DEQRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | NOLA.com

    The site where Helis Oil has proposed a drilling fracking project near Mandeville. The site was photographed on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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  6. Dominion sued over Chesapeake power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Dominion Virginia Power has operated the Chesapeake Energy Center for 60 years. The lawsuit alleges that fly ash stored on the site is leaching arsenic into the groundwater at 30 times greater than acceptable levels.

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  7. Executive Order -- Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next DecadeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The White House

    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to maintain Federal leadership in sustainability and greenhouse gas emission reductions, it is hereby ordered as follows: . Executive departments and agencies have been among our Nation's leaders as the United States works to build a clean energy economy that will sustain our prosperity and the health of our people and our environment for generations to come.

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  8. Obama orders big cuts in US government greenhouse gas emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Age

    President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Thursday to set new goals for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of federal agencies, his latest use of his executive authority to address the root causes of climate change and press private companies and foreign governments to follow suit. Obama's directive orders federal agencies over the next decade to cut their emissions by an average of 40 per cent compared with their levels when he won office in 2008, and to increase their use of electricity from renewable sources by 30 per cent.

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  9. Ducey wants to take $$$ from state land trust fundRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Verde Independent

    Gov. Doug Ducey is betting that voters are willing to take money from the state land trust, cash now earmarked mainly for schools, to balance the budget. A little-noticed provision in the spending plan approved just last week is contingent on the outcome of a measure put on the 2016 ballot.

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  10. Obama orders GHG cuts for Federal Agencies; 50% of all new agency vehicles to be ZEV or PHEV by 2025Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Green Car Congress

    ... The order has operational directives for building and fleet management, electricity generation, water use, waste management and purchasing. As an initial outcome, within 90 days the head of each agency sis to propose to the Chair of the Council on ...

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  11. In sewage fight, subdivision's neighbors win a roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MySanAntonio.com

    A state administrative law judge has recommended against a state permit to allow the Johnson Ranch subdivision to enlarge its previously-permitted wastewater treatment plant in Comal County The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality doesn't have to follow the recommendation in the bitterly contested request. The developer is seeking the permit to allow up to 350,000 gallons of treated effluent daily to run across neighbors' land from the sprawling development being built off U.S. 281.

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  12. Terminal settles with Oregon over excess oil shipmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The owner of an oil train terminal in northwest Oregon has agreed to pay a reduced fine for moving six times more crude oil in 2013 than was allowed. The state Department of Environmental Quality said the premise of fine originally was that the company acted intentionally in shipping nearly 300 million gallons through the terminal near Clatskanie.

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  13. Flint emergency manager will restructure loans, invest $2.2 million in water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MLive.com

    The city says it will restructure four drinking water bonds, allowing it to postpone $2.2 million in payments and spend the available cash on water safety and quality. Emergency manager Jerry Ambrose authorized the restructuring of four outstanding Drinking Water Revolving Fund bonds today, March 19, to allow postponing current principal payments, the city said in a news release.

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  14. Remarks by the President on Energy and Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The White House

    THE PRESIDENT: Well, It is wonderful to be here at the Department of Energy with some of our outstanding private sector partners. Secretary Ernie Moniz is in Geneva doing some important work on behalf of our national security, but I want to thank him and his team at the Department of Energy, as well as our folks over at EPA.

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  15. Obama orders 40 percent cut in government's greenhouse gasesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting at the Energy Department in Washington, Thursday, March 19, 2015. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP President Barack Obama tours solar panels on the roof of the Energy Department in Washington, Thursday, March 19, 2015.

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  16. LFHS Pumped for First Ted TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Patch.com

    Motivating, forward thinking and cutting edge are all ways one could describe both TEDx talks and the student body at Lake Forest High School. So it's only fitting that the first TEDx event to make its way to a North Shore high school will take place on April 16 at LFHS, an event that students, faculty, staff and even the non-LFHS community in Lake Forest have circled on their calendars.

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  17. This was Earth's hottest winter on record: Oregon environment newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Oregonian

    This has been Earth's warmest winter on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its monthly State of the Climate report this week, confirming that the period from December through February was warmer than it's ever been.

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  18. Be on Top of the Latest Happenings: Special Research on Casella Waste ...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Sys-Con Media

    Moments ago, Analysts Review released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including Casella Waste Systems , US Ecology , Progressive Waste Solutions , Republic Services , and American DG Energy . Analysts Review provides a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters - proudly employing registered CFAA research staff and rigorous compliance procedures.

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  19. Meaty ControversyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Eugene Weekly

    On Thanksgiving Day 2014, a truck from California came to Bartels Packing west of Eugene carrying 35 organic cattle.

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  20. Obama to order emissions cuts in federal agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Hill

    A White House official said the order is a way for the government to "lead by example" by curbing emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases believed to cause global warming. Several major companies that supply goods to the federal government will announce their own voluntary effects to cut greenhouse gases, the White House said.

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