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  1. Exclusive: Victim of Carbon Monoxide scare speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Rico Odom still wore his hospital ID bracelet from the carbon monoxide scare in Suffolk Thursday when he sat down with 10 On Your Side's Brandi Cummings. Odom, 21, said he is just happy to be alive.

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  2. Mountain Town News: Diverting food from landfill to compostingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Summit Daily News

    A program called "Scraps," which has a high-minded goal of saving money and the environment, too, got a public push in Aspen this week. It all begins in the kitchen.

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  3. Rush to blame copper-silver water treatment for Legionella?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    The copper-silver ionization water disinfection system, when properly maintained, had proven time and time again that it could prevent the spread of Legionella bacteria in systems serving hospitals and other institutions. That was until two years ago, when Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System blamed its copper-silver system for the Legionnaires' disease outbreak there that sickened at least 22 veterans, six of whom died.

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  4. Construction company fined for deaths of bridgeworkers in WintersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Reporter

    Workers watch as crews work following an accident at the construction site of the new Winters Bridge in May. Reporter file A Burlingame construction company has been fined more than $106,000 for safety violations that led to the deaths last May of two men working on the new Winters Bridge, the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced. Cal/OSHA cited Disney Construction Inc. and fined the company $106,110 for using a crane that had not been certified or inspected for defects according to current standards, failing to perform an unmanned trial run and having no qualified signal person assisting with the lifting operation.

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  5. Des Moines struggling with nitrates in waterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Two rivers that supply water to 500,000 people in the Des Moines area show nitrate spiking to levels that make it unsafe for some to drink, a concentration experts haven't before seen in the fall that likely stems from especially wet weather in recent months. The utility that supplies Des Moines and most of its suburbs had workers blending river water with other sources to lower the nitrate levels, but the situation may be nearing the point at which the city starts a process to remove them that costs about $7,000 a day.

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  6. Mass Production of Custom DesignsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EETimes

    "Chinthavali's first prototype uses 55 percent printed parts to achieve 99 percent efficiency" Therefore 1% of those 30KW - estimated at only 300W is converted to heat. Very promising for electric cars and many other systems.

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  7. EPA To Help Seminole Tribe Improve Water UtilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS4 CBS4 is now on CBSMiami.com. It's the same great news, weather, and investigations you found on cbs4.com, but we've added a whole new range of great items and features to help you get more out [...] My TV 33 My TV33 is now on CBSMiami.com.

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  8. The Navigation Guide systematic review methodology: a rigorous and...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | CiteULike

    The Navigation Guide systematic review methodology: a rigorous and transparent method for translating environmental health science into better health outcomes. Synthesizing what is known about the environmental drivers of health is instrumental to taking prevention-oriented action.

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  9. EPA says city power plant is violating lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    An Environmental Protection Agency spokesman says the Animas Power Plant in Farmington is violating the Clean Water Act - a claim that city officials dispute. "We're aware of the issues with , and we're working with the city to address those issues," EPA spokesman Joe Hubbard said on Friday.

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  10. Hometown U: Understanding public process, balancing people and the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    When about 100 people gathered Tuesday night in UAA's Consortium Library to hear college students give an overview of the proposed Northern Access Route, it was more than a public information session. It was homework.

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  11. Report: Wind power saves $1.2 billion each yearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    The American Wind Energy Association analyzed hourly data from the Southwest Power Pool in 2013 and calculated when wind turbines were used to generate electricity, The Oklahoman reported . The pool operates the electric grid and plans transmission for 6.2 million households in parts of nine states.

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  12. Washington: H.R.5753 - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    Washington: H.R.5753 - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risk of cyanotoxins in drinking water, and for other purposes.

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  13. Building predictive models for mechanism-of-action classification from phenotypic assay data sets.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Compound mechanism-of-action information can be critical for drug development decisions but is often challenging for phenotypic drug discovery programs. One concern is that compounds selected by phenotypic screening will have a previously known but undesirable target mechanism.

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  14. US farmers, environmentalists sue EPA for 'illegally' approving Dow's deadly 2,4-D herbicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    In one fell swoop, the Environmental Protection Agency officially became the Environmental Holocaust Kingpin when they approved Dow's deadly new Enlist Duo. This new two-headed monster herbicide is comprised of Monsanto's gut-wrenching, gut-microbe-destroying glyphosate and Dow's endocrine-disrupting, neurologically damaging 2,4-D weedkiller.

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  15. Explosions: Businesses to return to Mission Rock Road must be preparedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Santa Paula Times

    The clock was ticking Saturday for more than two-dozen businesses and about six families who were told at a multi-agency community meeting Saturday that at 4 p.m. they could return to the area they had been evacuated from since a chemical explosion Tuesday. 'It's been a pretty rough week,' Ventura County Fire Captain Mike Lindbery told the crowd that included Santa Paula Mayor Rick Cook.

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  16. Occupational health and safety leaders honored, new policies adopted...Read the original story

    Yesterday | ScienceBlogs

    Health and safety hazards encountered by custodians, palm tree workers, day laborers, nurses, and bakery workers are just some of the dozens of different occupations examined in research presented at this year's annual meeting of the American Public Health Association . The association's Occupational Health and Safety Section marked its 100th anniversary and members designed the first phase of an electronic timeline to memorialize key events in the Section's history.

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  17. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday | Business Wire

    The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the following Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority bonds: --$96 million CFA revenue bonds series ... )--Fitch Ratings has published a new issue report on Rio Finance Oil Trust Series 2014-3 Notes.

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  18. Construction firm fined $106K for fatal Winters bridge accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Davis Enterprise

    Blaming faulty equipment and untrained staff, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has fined a Burlingame construction company Disney Construction Inc. employees Marcus Zane Powell, 25, of Los Gatos; and Glen Hodgson, 49, of Richmond; died when a cable snapped and caused their crane-hoisted platform to plummet about 80 feet to the ground. According to a news release issued by Cal/OSHA late last week, a subsequent investigation revealed that Disney Construction's crane had not been certified or visually inspected for defects to satisfy current testing and examination standards.

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  19. House passes 3 bills targeting EPARead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    While the Republican bills are unlikely to gain any traction in the few remaining days of this Democratic-controlled Senate, the House actions may shed some light on how the GOP intends to target the EPA once both houses are under its rule in January. Republicans are widely expected to try to slow down the EPA's actions through the appropriations process when they take over the Senate.

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  20. Fatal work injury that killed Juan Carlos Reyes was preventable, OSHA cites Angel's AAARead the original story

    Thursday | ScienceBlogs

    Juan Carlos Reyes' work-related death could have been prevented. That's how I see the findings of federal OSHA in the agency's citations against his employer, Angel AAA Electric, LLC. The 35-year-old was working at a construction site in Harlingen, TX for a new Marriott hotel.

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