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  1. Coal miners voice frustrations on EPA regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Hundreds of coal miners from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio are voicing their frustrations about new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh.


  2. State releases status quo plan for two old, coal-fired power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah environmental regulators on Wednesday unveiled a revised plan for clearing the skies over the state's national parks, but to environmentalists' dismay it would do nothing to further cut emissions from aging coal-fired power plants. Environmental groups and national park advocates had hoped the plan would require Rocky Mountain Power to retrofit two of its biggest Utah plants with the best technology available today for capturing nitrogen oxide emissions.


  3. Private Companies, Federal Agencies and National Labs Join Better...Read the original story

    44 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Private Companies, Federal Agencies and National Labs Join Better Buildings Challenge to Drive Greater Efficiency in U.S. Data Centers WASHINGTON, D.C. - As a part of the Administration's effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department today announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to reduce their energy use by at least 20 percent over the next decade. Data centers consumed about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in the U.S last year and that number is expected to grow as more information is shared and stored online.


  4. Stamford Reps to tackle staffing, board appointments and PD HQRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Following votes last week by the Board of Finance , the Reps' Finance Committee backed a request from the Mayor's Office to fund a $117,921-a-year position in the tax collector's office; a request by Smith House to use $88,565, for an executive assistant and part-time help at the front door of the nursing home and also a request from its own board to fund $18,915 for the salary for the Reps' support staff. All three items are on the agenda for the next Board of Reps meeting on Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Government Center .


  5. Illinois PIRG report bashes planned Illiana TollwayRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Southtown Star

    ... at a recent news conference to publicly release the report was Andrew Armstrong, of the Chicago-based Environmental Law and Policy Center, which has two lawsuits pending against the tollway project - one based on environmental issues, the other ...


  6. GE to fund Hudson flood plain PCB studyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gazette

    By Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter General Electric will pay $20.5 million for investigations of potential PCB contamination in the flood plains along the Hudson River, the company and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.


  7. Commentary: Op-ed: - One Wasatch' ski connection fa...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Last week Ski Utah reminded the greater Wasatch Mountains community that they are serious about the local ski resorts expanding their existing boundaries with their audacious "One Wasatch" program to link all seven resorts by adding chairlifts. The One Wasatch is actually the infamous Ski Link resurrected on steroids! Ski Utah's goal is to lure vacationing skiers away from Colorado by creating an interconnected system of chairlifts that will create a marketing image of Utah as a European-style, buffet-skiing experience.


  8. The war on zebra mussels may have been won on a Minnesota lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Davis, Calif-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. said this week that Zequanox, a treatment to eradicate invasive mussels, has proven 100 percent effective in its first commercial application in open water. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this summer discovered zebra mussels near the public boat launch on Christmas Lake in Shorewood.


  9. Landfill manager explains solid waste scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Great Bend Tribune

    When two freight trains collided and derailed last week in McPherson County, the Barton County Landfill was ready to accept whatever the cleanup crew brought, Solid Waste Manager Phil Hathcock said.


  10. Settling the Dust in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FactCheck.org

    The Arkansas Senate race continues to be fertile ground for fact-checkers. Sen. Mark Pryor tries to make political hay out of agricultural dust by distorting the facts in a new TV ad, while Republicans manufacture a bogus jobs claim against the Democratic senator.


  11. Regulators reject challenge to Ameren power ratesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Missourian

    Ameren Missouri outlined new plans Wednesday to gradually reduce its reliance on coal-fired power plants, and state utility regulators also rejected a complaint alleging the company has earned more than it's entitled to on its electricity rates. The Missouri Public Service Commission voted unanimously to dismiss a case brought by Noranda Aluminum and various individual customers asserting that Ameren Missouri's electricity rates should be reduced based on allegations that it has earned more than regulators allowed.


  12. Let's Find Out How Much 'Clean Power' the Feds Really HaveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan is unquestionably the most controversial rule the agency has ever proposed. If it goes into effect, the plan would require that total carbon emissions from the power sector in the U.S. be reduced by 30% by 2030.


  13. Using Dose Addition to Estimate Cumulative Risks from Exposures to Multiple ChemicalsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency



  14. Residents Revolt Against Seneca-Babcock CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Residents in the Seneca-Babcock neighborhood say Battaglia Demolition has been a nuisance to the community. "Battaglia went from six to eight trucks a day, to 150 to 200 trucks a day," said Art Robinson at a press conference near the entrance to Battaglia Demolition on the small street of Peabody.


  15. Environmental Groups Plan Suit Against Tredyffrin Over Sewage SpillsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    PennEnvironment and the Valley Forge Chapter of Trout Unlimited announced Wednesday that they have sent a formal notice of intent to sue Tredyffrin Township and the Tredyffrin Township Municipal Authority for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act. "Tredyffrin's sewer pipeline is more than 40 years old and runs through Valley Forge Park, along Valley Creek," a press releasefrom PennEnvironment says.


  16. General Electric to study Hudson shore for PCBsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    General Electric has agreed to do a comprehensive study of PCB contamination of the upper Hudson River shoreline along the 40-mile stretch of river north of Albany where it has been dredging contaminated sediments under a Superfund cleanup project since 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. "GE takes great pride in what has been accomplished thus far on an extraordinary series of environmental cleanup projects conducted on and near the Hudson River," Ann Klee , GE's vice president of corporate environmental programs, said in a pr epa red statement.


  17. GE to study shore in latest clean-up step for NY's Hudson RiverRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    General Electric Co has agreed to conduct a study of shoreline contamination of New York's Hudson River, the company's latest step in an extensive clean-up effort of toxic chemicals it dumped into the waterway decades ago. The study will cost GE an estimated $20.5 million, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which announced the agreement on Wednesday.


  18. Statewide energy efficiency program sees more delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Kari Binley and Cole Seward, 16, work with other volunteers to install radiant barrier and insulation in the Lucas family's attic as a part of the Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star program on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in Algiers. The Lucas family received an energy-efficiency home makeover through the program.


  19. WVU professor discusses EPA rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Independent Herald

    A West Virginia University law professor says that the proposed Environmental Protection Agency's rules to regulate power plant emissions will have a disproportionate impact on coal-dependent regions of the country, such as West Virginia, but do provide some flexibility. The proposed Clean Power Plan rules, issued by the EPA this summer, would regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.


  20. October 2, 2014 - APPA Winter Education Institute set for California...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Public Power

    The APPA Winter Education Institute will be held the week of Feb. 2 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort in Anaheim, California. The Winter Institute features 18 in-depth training courses on the following topics: Utility accounting Cost of service and retail rate design Performing a utility financial check-up Underground distribution systems OSHA regulations for public power utilities The institute includes two week-long certificate programs on customer service management and public power management.