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  1. Senate panel advances bill to overhaul chemical regulationRead the original story

    4 min ago | KDWN

    A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved the bill, 15-5.

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  2. Air pollution in Birmingham reaches lowest recorded levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Business Journal

    As cities around the country look for ways to go green, a recent report shows Birmingham to be leading the way in terms of air quality. As cities around the country look for ways to go green, a recent report shows Birmingham to be leading the way in terms of air quality.

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  3. Senate panel advances bill to overhaul chemical regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, workers, left, inspect an area outside a retaining wall around storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va. A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate.

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  4. H&M makes EPA green power listsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chain Store Age

    H&M is number 32 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. H&M is using nearly 172 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 100% of the organization's electricity use.

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  5. Clean Air Is the First Step to Healthier LungsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Recently, the American Lung Association gave Tampa's ozone an "F" grade, which is the direct result of high air pollution. All this week, people dedicated to making the environment a better place are advocating for cleaner air.

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  6. Video: Testing Air Quality IQRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ClipSyndicate

    Air Quality Awareness Week runs from April 27 to May first this year. Groups like the CDC and the... More>> Air Quality Awareness Week runs from April 27 to May first this year.

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  7. ServiceMaster Global Holdings' (SERV) CEO Rob Gillette on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to ServiceMaster's First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded and broadcast on the internet.

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  8. Chemical Safety Overhaul Clears Hurdle as Boxer Threatens FilibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    An update to the 38-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act won crucial support Tuesday, even as other lawmakers promised a fight. The Israelites wandered the desert for as long as it's taken Congress to overhaul the nation's main law governing chemicals safety.

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  9. Murray Energy: The Limits of EPA Authority - PodcastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Federalist Society

    In what has become a highly visible challenge to the EPA's authority under the Clean Air Act, the D.C. Court of Appeals heard oral argument on April 16, 2015. The case is being viewed by some as a fundamental test of executive authority and the judiciary's willingness to evaluate and rein in possible overreach.

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  10. ServiceMaster Ups Q1 EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily News

    That compares to a net loss of $113 million in the first quarter of 2014 for all of its operating businesses. The company reported total revenue of $571 million in the quarter.

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  11. Lautenberg legacy bill wins bipartisan support in Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    A bill named in honor of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg that overhauls a widely criticized law governing what chemicals can be used in consumer products won bipartisan support in a Senate committee Tuesday. Sen. Cory Booker, the Newark Democrat who succeeded Lautenberg after his death in 2013, voted for the bill after working with several colleagues for changes that included more power for states to act on chemicals if the federal government doesn't.

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  12. Mother Earth is Weeping for her Children: The US Military Must Stop Environmental EcocideRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    As I traveled to DC to risk arrest in an action organized by the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance I was feeling nervous, but also knowing this is what I needed to be doing. This would be my first arrest since I was arrested at the CIA in June 2013, and served a one-year probation sentence after an October 2013 trial.

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  13. How You Can Pay Now - and Save LaterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    If you don't have a maintenance fund in your budget , perhaps it's time you started one. Many people strive to reign in their spending, but in your quest to save money, don't forget that sometimes by spending money now, you will avoid spending more money later.

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  14. EPA Recognizes East Cobb Whole Foods Market for Reducing Food WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney recognized the Whole Foods Market Merchant Walk Marietta Store in Georgia for the store's achievements in EPA's Food Recovery Challenge. Whole Foods Market is the first store in the southeast to receive a regional award for Outstanding Achievement in Food Waste Prevention and Diversion.

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  15. Five Stocks That Could Triple If Boone Pickens Is Right About $6 Natural GasRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Great Speculations' contributor page is devoted to investing ideas that will help make you wiser and richer. Most articles will contain actionable advice.

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  16. Federal officials cut fluoride recommendation for drinking water by nearly halfRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... water systems is made by state and local governments." The report also notes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which, under the Safe Drinking Water Act, sets standards for drinking water quality, is in the process of reviewing the ...

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  17. Help us fight EPA's water power grabRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    Everywhere I travel across the State of West Virginia, I hear deep concerns from farmers and many other people about the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Waters of the United States rule. Yes, it is just as bad as you have heard.

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  18. Protecting Eyes from Damaging UV Rays Can Help Save Sight Today and In the FutureRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Prevent Blindness Declares May as Ultraviolet Awareness Month to Help Educate the Public on the Dangers that UV Rays Can Have on Vision "It is imperative that we protect our eyes and encourage our kids to practice the same healthy habits to protect our vision for years to come," said Hugh R. Parry, president and CEO of Prevent Blindness. Exposure to ultraviolet rays has long been linked to skin cancer .

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  19. Is coal on the way out in Michigan?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    DTE Energy is closing two facilities. Consumers Energy will shutter seven more, which are nicknamed the "Classic Seven."

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  20. Legal effort against Epa GHG rules falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied an appeal by a group of California trucking companies and related businesses in a battle over greenhouse gas regulations promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency affecting heavy-trucks and light vehicles. In a per curium opinion earlier this week, the court said that groups "lack standing" to file such an appeal and also agreed with the EPA's argument that relief from said rules would not result in lower heavy-duty truck prices; the ultimate goal of the appeal in the first place.

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