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  1. Assistance urged in case of gun shot red wolfRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Bladen Journal

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead. The federally protected red wolf was found with an apparent gunshot wound on Sept.

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  2. Authorities: Bald eagle that died in Md. was shotRead the original story

    34 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Authorities: Bald eagle that died in Md. was shot Authorities say a bald eagle that died last month after being rescued in Maryland had been shot.

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  3. EPA awards $672,000 to Southern California graduate students through research fellowshipsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Wednesday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $672,000 in fellowship grants to eight students at Southern California Universities conducting research and studying in environmental disciplines. These students selected will work on a variety of projects covering topics including climate change, public health, chemical safety, and sustainability.

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  4. Market Report, "Perdue Farms Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", publishedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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  5. Schenectady chemical plant fined over pollution...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    One of the Capital Region's largest chemical plants has been hit with a $400,000 state pollution fine for a host of violations, marking the fifth such instance in less than four years. SI Group, which manufactures chemical resins in its plant at Main Street in Rotterdam Junction, agreed to the fine under a settlement reached this month with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

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  6. Despite threat, UberX launches free Philly taxisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Despite a threat by the Philadelphia Parking Authority to impound cars and fine drivers, the low-cost UberX ride-sharing service began operating in the city Friday night. UberX, which runs in 110 cities across the country, is offering service free in Philadelphia this weekend "up to three trips, up to $20 each," said Uber Technologies spokesman Taylor Bennett.

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  7. UberX Launches, But PPA Says Ita s Illegal"We will impound the vehicle," says PPA source.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    On Friday afternoon, the scads of Uber customers in the Philadelphia area received an email announcing the arrival of UberX, the company's lower-cost alternative, within city limits. The company explained that it had decided to thrust UberX upon the city due to a convoluted situation that may have left hundreds of Philadelphia taxicabs without the insurance they need to operate.

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  8. Op-ed: Gov. Herbert: Refiners have committed to cleaner Tier 3 fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the media Tuesday, February 25, 2014 with his concerns about the state's budget, education, air quality and the state prison's relocation. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Governor Gary Herbert addresses the media Tuesday, February 25, 2014 with his concerns about the state's budget, education, air quality and the state prison's relocation.

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  9. People Really Hate Monsanto, Its Latest Move Shows It Couldn't Care LessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    The biotech people love to hate may generate even more antipathy by pushing ahead with chemically treated seeds that don't help farmers increase yields -- and may kill bees and birds. Photo: Flickr via Donna Cleveland.

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  10. We're winning - National Public Radio guts its climate reporting teamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    Earlier this year, the news outlet had three full-time reporters and one editor dedicated to covering the issue within NPR's science desk. One remains-and he is covering it only part-time.

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  11. Source Molecular Outlines 4 Steps to Take in Source TrackingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR.com

    Source Molecular Corporation has simplified the steps to be taken in identifying sources of fecal pollution in water systems. Source Molecular came up with four things to consider in implementing a microbial source tracking project based on the technical report released by the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project in December 2013 entitled, "The California Microbial Source Identification Manual: A Tiered Approach to Identifying Fecal Pollution Sources to Beaches."

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  12. Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldna t beRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have elevated lead levels in their blood.

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  13. Column: Republicans planning for powerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    When Republicans seized control of the House four years ago, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., took over the House Energy and Commerce Committee and compared his plans for President Barack Obama's health care law to strategy in the game of Jenga, in which players remove wooden blocks one by one from a tower until it collapses. With Republicans increasingly likely to win control of the Senate in nine days, and perhaps the White House in two years, they again smell opportunity - a better chance than ever to undo what they see as the liberal government policies that are core to Obama's legacy.

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  14. EPA jurisdiction over wetlands needed for environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The recent article on the decision of Attorney General Alan Wilson and Gov. Nikki Haley to fight the Environmental Protection Agency on its proposal to encompass regulatory control over some headwaters and "non-surficially connected" wetlands was disappointing to say the least, but certainly not unexpected. The track record of our state officials in waving the "catastrophic economic loss" flag at most environmental protection issues is clear.

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  15. Reprieve for Phila. taxi owners after insurer's failureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Taxi owners scrambled Friday to find replacement liability insurance after a major insurer failed, but the threat of immediate grounding of one-quarter of the city's taxi fleet was lifted. The Philadelphia Parking Authority, which regulates cabs and limousines in the city, will not ground taxis until Tuesday or Wednesday if they do not have new insurance, spokesman Martin O'Rourke said.

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  16. EarthTalkARead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that playing on artificial turf fields can cause cancer? If so, how can I minimize exposure for my sports-loving kids? -- Melanie Witmer, Syracuse, NY Just when you thought it was safe to play soccer on that brand new synthetic turf field, it may be time to think again. Those little black dirt-like granules that fill up the space between synthetic blades of grass and make up some 90 percent of today's artificial turf fields are actually ground-up car and truck tires.

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  17. District Manager, Restaurant GroupRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Monster.com

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  18. SCDHEC director wants $150M penalty sent back to SRSRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Star

    Catherine Templeton is a Mount Pleasant mom who is DHEC's new director.5/3/2012. South Carolina DHEC Director Catherine Templeton said the organization tried to work with the Department of Energy to redirect the $150 million in upcoming penalties toward underfunded liquid waste work at the Savannah River Site.

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  19. Maryland seeks person who killed eagleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Maryland Natural Resources Police are looking for a person they said shot and killed a bald eagle in Pasadena last month, the state agency said on Friday. The bird was found in Rock Creek on Sept.

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  20. County denies golf course subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Small Town Papers

    WALTERVILLE: A plan that could have led to the redevelopment the McKenzie River Golf Course as a 27-home subdivision was rejected by Lane County last week. The decision by county planning director Matt Laird took into account current zoning, which would have allowed the 59-acre parcel to be divided up as 2-acre lots, but called into question how that could occur in an area identified as a flood zone.

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