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  1. U.S. EPA awards $8.6 million to reduce Lake Erie algaeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib, on August 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.


  2. EPA researchers find widespread use of nano cerium diesel fuel...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Green Car Congress

    Predicted surface-level concentrations of cerium due to use of nCe diesel fuel additives. Credit: ACS, Erdakos et al. Click to enlarge.


  3. Ohio House recognizes Alliance for 'fiscal integrity'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Review

    Ohio Rep. Christina Hagan, R-Marlboro, stopped by council's regular meeting to deliver the commendation for the city auditor's office recently being recognized as one of only seven governments this year to receive the Ohio Auditor of State Award with Distinction due to its "clean" award. "Being a legislature can be diverse and complex, but our office is focused on fiscal integrity.


  4. Eaton Announces Halo Photo Contest In Support Of Energy Star ProgramTuesday, October 21, 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Building Operating Management

    Oct. 15, 2014 - Power management company Eaton has announced that its Cooper Lighting Division is now accepting entries for the first annual Halo Photo Contest. The competition hopes to generate awareness of light-emitting diode ENERGY STAR certified lighting fixtures and the benefits and achievements of the ENERGY STAR program.


  5. Bob Moore Construction Receives Zero Lost Time Safety Award from Tilt-up Concrete AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PR Leap

    October 21, 2014 - Bob Moore Construction has received the 2014 Zero Lost Time Safety Award from the Tilt-Up Concrete Association . The TCA's Safety Award program recognizes general contractors that are committed to maintaining safe working environments on their job sites.


  6. Raises issues with Koch brothers and ErnstRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

    Representative Braley and Mrs. Ernst's accused each other of accepting out-of-state money from billionaires. Since that is a correct accusation by each, the argument is really what these billionaires expect the candidates to do for the money.


  7. Investigator | EPA takes action on Cuyahoga River polluterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Just days after the Investigator Tom Meyer uncovered exclusive details on a chemical giant discharging radioactive toxic chemicals into the Cuyahoga River, federal authorities were dispatched to perform an inspection of the site. EPA takes action on Cuyahoga River polluter Just days after the Investigator Tom Meyer uncovered exclusive details on a chemical giant discharging radioactive toxic chemicals into the Cuyahoga River, federal authorities were dispatched to perform an inspection of the site.


  8. ProVia Expands Entry Door and Storm Door Production FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    To support the company's continued robust sales growth, ProVia , a leader in exterior building products, has completed major expansions of the company's entry door and storm door production facilities. The square footage of the entry door manufacturing campus near Walnut Creek, Ohio has been expanded by 80%.


  9. TVA seeking public input on Shawnee plant's futureRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The Tennessee Valley Authority seeks public input on options for the future of two coal-burning units at its Shawnee fossil plant near Paducah.


  10. Chemical contamination in environment, including pharmaceuticals, are 'growing at exponential rate'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... those materials is not required, according to a report by The New York Times . "Congress has not sent an environmental law to the president's desk in 18 years" Only a fraction of the estimated 84,000 compounds registered have been tested for their ...


  11. Emergency response test set for this week in MontcoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    NORRISTOWN Montgomery County's emergency response officials are scheduled to participate in a regional health-related exercise through Thursday, the county said. The exercise, planned for more than a year and unrelated to the current health concerns surrounding Ebola, involves a simulated scenario after an outbreak of plague.


  12. a 'Bee killer' pesticide provides little benefit to farmers - EPARead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that a popular class of insecticide used to treat soybean seeds provides little or no benefit to the farmers - the pesticide, however, is the prime suspect for the deaths of 30 million honeybees. The EPA's Biological and Economic Analysis Division made its conclusion after analyzing 26 published studies on the pesticide-treated soybean seeds and studying yields over a four-year period.


  13. Yahoo Signs Long Term Power Purchase Agreement With OwnEnergyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Power Online

    OwnEnergy , a national leader in the development of mid-sized wind farms, today announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement with Yahoo!, Inc. Under the terms of the PPA, Yahoo will purchase wind power which will be used to offset much of Yahoo's energy usage in the Great Plains region. "It's great to see a leading tech company like Yahoo working to expand the use of renewable energy, and its involvement in this project will enable us to generate both local jobs as well as financial upside for members of the Rush County community," said Jacob Susman, Founder and CEO of OwnEnergy.


  14. Fire health effects 'unlikely': BlueScopeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    BlueScope has said any health effects arising from the fire at its Port Kembla sinter plant last week are "unlikely." As part of stringent conditions set by the Environmental Protection Agency around the restart of the sinter plant, Bluescope has begun monitoring and publishing data around emissions from the plant on its website .


  15. Officials touting methane cleanup urge quick actionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The United States can't afford to wait until it understands the amount of methane escaping from oil and gas wells, pipelines and infrastructure before plugging those leaks, officials said Monday. "We know enough to act," said Judi Greenwald, a deputy director for climate, environment and efficiency at the Energy Department, during a panel discussion Monday.


  16. Business Workshop: Protect employees abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Businesses have an ethical and legal responsibility to protect employees who are traveling abroad on business, but according to a recent study by AirPlus International, only two-thirds of global travel managers say their companies have policies to ensure employee safety while traveling abroad. An employer's first priority when sending employees abroad is to ensure the employees know how to access adequate emergency medical care, as travelers often face common travel-related health problems.


  17. Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for San Joaquin Valley...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a draft Environmental Assessment analyzing impacts of providing Central Valley Project water to meet water supply needs in four San Joaquin Valley districts in exchange for groundwater from the districts for wildlife refuges in the fall. The San Luis and Del Puerto Water districts are proposing to fund the costs of pumping and delivery of groundwater supplies of up to 2,000 acre-feet from three existing private wells in the Grassland Water District in exchange for up to 1,000 acre-feet of CVP water.


  18. Reclamation to Hold Lake Berryessa Community Forum Meeting WednesdayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the next meeting of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Lake Berryessa Senior Center. Forum meetings are designed to promote public input on recreation opportunities and services at Lake Berryessa.


  19. Columbus City Council approves $1.6M to clean up Saunders ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus will spend about $1.6 million to clean up a Near East Side park where contaminants from an old fertilizer plant were found in the soil. The Columbus City Council tonight unanimously approved spending $309,000 for engineers to design a drain system for the new soil that will be dumped on Saunders Park within the next year.


  20. EPA Provides New York State $197M For Water Infrastructure ProjectsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Water Online

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $197M to New York State to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. The funds will be primarily used to upgrade sewage plants and drinking water systems throughout the state.