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  1. EPA rules for coal-fired power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    West Virginia and 14 other coal-reliant states gave oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit last week challenging new proposed regulations for coal-fired power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency has outlined a plan to require states to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030 and has detailed preliminary targets for each state.

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  2. Annuities/LTC Combos More Than Double SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Insurance News Net

    Annuities with long-term care insurance benefit features sold nearly $320 million in total first year premium in 2013, according to new research conducted by Milliman and published by the Society of Actuaries . That is based on six such plans offered by five carriers.

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  3. Senate Dems push back against EPA 'secret science' billRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Hill

    Democrats in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are urging their Republican colleagues to stop a bill aimed at improving scientific transparency at the Environmental Protection Agency . The Democrats sent their letter Monday, the day before the panel, led by Sen. Jim Inhofe , plans to vote on the measure to stop "secret science" from being used to justify EPA regulations.

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    28 min ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Indiana's Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched a formal investigation Monday into the cause of last week's stage collapse at Westfield High School. The decision comes after the agency said last week it did not have the authority to investigate the incident, which sent 16 students to the hospital with various injuries.

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  5. Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Indiana is among the top states that could boost wind power production as a result of upcoming rule changes by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Indianapolis Star reports the new rules would trim carbon emissions from coal and gas power plants, while raising demand for clean energies such as wind.

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  6. Capital Power's (CPXWF) CEO Brian Vaasjo on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Welcome to Capital Power's First Quarter 2015 Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode.

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  7. Can I Get Workers' Comp For Hearing Loss?Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | FindLaw

    Not everybody gets to work in a nice quiet office. Many people work in loud factories or on construction sites with constant booming and heavy machinery noise.

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  8. US to lower fluoride levels in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Hill

    Federal health officials have decreased the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years to prevent people from getting too much of the mineral. The Department of Health and Human Services is advising cities and towns to reduce their use of fluoride because people now have access to other sources, such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

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  9. Ringling Bros. to pay fine, boost safety after 'hair-hanging' accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Business Insurance

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday that Palmetto, Florida-based Feld Entertainment Inc., owner of Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus, has agreed to settle charges stemming from a 2014 incident in which nine circus employees were injured.

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  10. Kansas City officials to consider proposal requiring large buildings...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas City Council is mulling a proposal requiring large buildings to publicly report their energy consumption in an effort to increase efficiency. Councilman Scott Taylor is sponsoring the ordinance with Mayor Sly James.

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  11. 2015 Chrysler 300Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Automobile Magazine

    The Chrysler 300 returns for 2015 with refreshed styling, a revised V-8 with an eight-speed automatic, a 7-inch full-color driver information display, rotary transmission shifter, new three-spoke steering wheel, more standard appointments, an 8.4-inch infotainment screen, and an available Wi-Fi hotspot feature. The Chrysler 300 is a full-size rear-drive sedan with available all-wheeldrive, as well as V-6 and V-8 powertrains.

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  12. EPA recognizes VVWRA among leading green-power users Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Victorville Daily Press

    The Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority ranked among the top-30 on-site generation facilities nationwide for the past quarter, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday. The authority ranks No.

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  13. Industry poll: Majority supports ethanol mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    More than six in 10 voters support the law that requires that ethanol and biodiesel are blended into traditional fossil fuels, according to a poll commissioned by a biofuel industry group. The survey , conducted by Morning Consult, found majority support for the renewable fuel standard among Democrats, Republicans and independent voters.

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  14. Fishermen worried about the unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lake County >> The U.S. Fish and Wildlife are reviewing the Clear Lake hitch, a species of fish only found in Clear Lake, for possible inclusion on the Endangered Species Act list. There is a 12 month status review process, during which the status will be determined.

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  15. FT Home Solutions Advisor- Rego Park, NYRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the FT Home Solutions Advisor- Rego Park, NY. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  16. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Asks Residents to Help Achieve Cleaner AirRead the original story

    1 hr ago | StamfordPlus.com

    Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection encourages you to change your habits to help reduce air pollution as part of National Air Quality Awareness week, which begins today. "The key to reducing air pollution is reducing energy use -- because burning fuels to create energy produces pollution," said DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee.

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  17. ExxonMobil Debuts Premium AFME 200Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marine News

    To help shipowners meet strict new emission mandates, ExxonMobil expanded its range of fuels for use within Emission Control Areas with the introduction of ExxonMobil Premium Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 . The fuel joins ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50 as part of a new category of marine fuel that has emerged as a result of the 2015 ECA sulfur limit of 0.10 percent.

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  18. ABB's New Azipod ThrusterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Marine News

    ABB has released details on its latest generation Azipod thruster, a unit which ranges in power from 1.6 megawatts to 7 megawatts and is intended to serve a growing electric propulsion market. . ABB said a significant development is the fact that Azipod D will allow for a wider range of vessel types to use the innovative propulsion system.

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  19. Texas Indoor Environmental Quality Experts Provide Tips for Managing Mold Complaints in the WorkplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WebWire

    The professionals at Indoor Environmental Consultants identify, resolve and help to prevent mold and moisture issues that cause employee complaints and concerns. At IEC, our staff not only investigates mold and other indoor air quality complaints, but we also provide recommendations to resolve any problems found and suggestions to prevent future issues from occurring.

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  20. League of Women Voters host 'State of the town'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

    Supervisor Jim Dougherty delivering the 8th annual State of the Town address at the Rams Head In Sunday, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. That was Supervisor Jim Dougherty's assessment, speaking at the eighth annual "State of the Town" address Sunday, a luncheon at the Rams Head Inn hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.

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