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  1. EPA Misstates the Costs, Benefits of Its Mercury RuleRead the original story

    54 min ago | The Heartland Institute

    The EPA claims new mercury and air toxic standards will result in $24 to $80 billion in net health benefits per year. Others disagree with this assessment, arguing, the EPA dramatically overstates the benefits of the new rule while understating its direct and indirect costs.

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  2. Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the PoliticsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    As a typical Guy, I've complained loudly about the deadliness of another Guy's gas. Or joked about whether he would have to register an impact statement with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  3. TVA Begins Public Process for Future Ash Storage at Bull RunRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Electric Energy Online

    The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public input on plans to expand dry onsite storage of ash and other coal combustion products generated at Bull Run Fossil Plant. TVA is proposing to build a new dry storage area on TVA property next to the plant to provide greater capacity for managing coal combustion products at Bull Run.

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  4. Fewer work-related injuries reported in New Hampshire, but the data is far from completeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    The number of injuries handled through workers compensation programs in New Hampshire has been declining steadily for more than a decade, but complexities of the reporting process means that it's hard to say what is actually happening with workplace injuries overall. "They're going down, but we don't really know if they really are going down," is how Karla Armenti, principal investigator in the state's Occupational Health Surveillance Program, commonly called referred to as OSHA, described the situation.

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  5. Obama climate change plan seen doubling coal plant closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    President Barack Obama's signature effort to control carbon dioxide emissions would likely double the closure of coal-based power plants, according to a new U.S. Energy Department analysis. Electricity prices would increase by an average of 7 percent by 2025, according to the analysis released by the Energy Information Administration on Friday.

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  6. PH seeks to develop cattle industryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    A PHILIPPINE lawmaker is seeking to promote and strengthen the cattle industry by providing tax incentives and low interest bank loans to cattle ranchers and implementing programs to further develop the industry. Rep. Elisa T. Kho , whose province is known for cattle-raising, on Tuesday said cattle ranching is a vibrant sector and a major contributor to the country's economy, yet barriers to entry make it one of the hardest to pursue.

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  7. Using car's air conditioning saves gasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Want to save fuel on those long summer highway drives? Don't open the window. Crank up the air conditioning.

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  8. EPA Could Release Both RFS, WOTUS Rules This WeekRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Progressive Farmer

    EPA told petroleum and ethanol groups in April that the agency intended to release by June 1 the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable volume levels with the rules being finalized by Nov. 30. Well, June 1 falls on Monday but we'll have to see if EPA goes ahead and releases the rule this week or waits until the last second on June 1 to issue the rule. Besides the RFS, though, EPA appears also determined to release the rule rewrite for the Clean Water Act this week with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  9. New Confined Space Rule Issued by OSHA to Protect Construction WorkersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    The American Board of Industrial HygieneA reminds workers and industry of the many dangers inherent in working in confined spaces. PRLog - May 25, 2015 - LANSING, Mich.

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  10. Adult film performers, regulators clash over safety standards on porn setsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | LA Daily News

    After five years of public hearings and heated debates, a proposed set of safety standards for all California porn production sets is edging closer to being finalized, but adult film performers say if passed, the new regulations would make sex scenes look like medical dramas. The 21-page draft , proposed by the state's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, blends thick regulatory definitions with graphic language as it outlines how adult film performers and others on set can protect themselves from bloodborne pathogens and other bodily fluids.

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  11. Walk along Cascade Creek on June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Erie Times News

    The Erie Western Pennsylvania Port Authority and Pennsylvania Sea Grant invite the public to a walking workshop along Cascade Creek in the city of Erie on Wednesday, June 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The walk will begin at the parking lot next to the entrance to Niagara Pier and the Sunrise of Presque Isle Bay senior living center. Learn about the stream corridor and bikeway improvements, as designed by Porter Consulting Engineers of Erie.

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    Monday May 18 | Daily Kos

    You can face a $5000.00 fine and up to a year in prison if you share your nature photography with the government, according to a new Wyoming law. The Wyoming Senate just signed Bill 12: Trespassing to collect data .

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  13. From tainted waterway to source of trophy troutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Bernie McGurl, of Dickson City, and Cindy Boyles, of Dickson City, attend the James Penedos show at the AFA Gallery on Friday, June 4, 2010. Linda Morgan/Staff ORG XMIT: SC_201006150637593465112 TIMES-TRIBUNE FILE A fly fisherman casts a line into the Lackawanna River in October in the Peckville section of Blakely.

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  14. EPAs Revised Rules for GeneratorsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2013 | Building Operating Management

    In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued revised emission rules for stationary engines, i.e. prime power and emergency power generators used in a variety of applications, including emergency situations. Among the revised rules are several that may very well change how facility operators manage the use of their diesel and other fossil-fueled generators.

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  15. You won't believe what some federal agencies are paying for cell serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Government agencies, just like us, have to choose from the same handful of wireless carriers. Like us, they pay for voice, text and data.

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  16. La. delegation uneasy with EPA regulatory effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    That's hardly surprising, considering that all but one of the six Louisiana members of the House of Representatives are Republicans, as are both of the state's U.S. senators. Republicans generally are hostile to the agency, in keeping with their overall philosophy, according to U.S. "The Republican view is the same on everything," he said.

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  17. EPA under fire for social media 'PR campaign' pushing water regsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    Obama administration critics charge the Environmental Protection Agency cajoled the public into supporting a controversial proposed regulation with an unprecedented social media campaign, pushing the boundaries of legal agency advocacy. To enact a regulation, federal agencies typically propose a rule, allow the public to comment on that proposal and then alter the final regulation based on those comments.

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  18. Exclosures a shock for piping plover predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    This spring, the two men are perfecting the town's protection of piping plover eggs from predators, including using electrified decoy exclosures to discourage coyotes and foxes with a 5,000-volt shock. The decoy exclosures look exactly like live exclosures, which are used to protect plover eggs, but instead have fresh fish inside and give a battery-powered electric shock when touched to help modify predator behavior.

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  19. Protecting Employees Against Workplace ViolenceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Workplace violence is a serious risk for many companies and employees. Homicide is the second leading cause of all job-related deaths and the leading cause of death among women.

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  20. With new EPA water rule, Obama again takes executive action on environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbian

    In April 1989, a Michigan developer named John Rapanos dumped fill on 54 acres of wetlands he owned to make way for a shopping center. He did not have a permit, and when the state told him to stop, he refused.

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