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  1. Don't smoke around childrenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... outside. The science supporting smoke-free environments for children is strong. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that secondhand smoke is responsible for between 150,000 and 300,000 lower respiratory tract infections in ...


  2. The war on coal propagandaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    My husband and I went to the film "Moving Mountains" based on a book by Penny Loeb telling the story of a woman, Trish Bragg, and her community's struggle for justice from big coal in 1994 when her neighbor's well went dry.


  3. Health Ranger launches 'A Blueprint for Safer Vaccines' - calls for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsTarget.com

    When CDC scientist Dr. William Thompson recently confessed to scientific fraud for the purpose of hiding links between MMR vaccines and autism, members of the public were outraged.


  4. High Hopes for Fostoria Site Are Becoming a RealityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    When the Fostoria Steering Committee was involved more than a decade ago in efforts to clean up the Fostoria Glass site in Moundsville, the main concern was to have the remaining buildings removed in an effort to attract light industry or commercial businesses.


  5. Workshops will drill into fracking Residents and elected officials...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Residents and elected officials have the chance to hear about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, from people on all sides of the issue, as well as from those who have experienced gas drilling in rural communities.


  6. Nashua South student gets President's Award for water purification systemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Nashua High School South junior Deepika Kurup has received another award for her water purification system: the President's Environmental Youth Award, given jointly by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency.


  7. EPA staff wants tougher smog rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Obama rejected an EPA plan in 2011. Photo: Micahel Stravato, New York Times 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff says the nation should tighten smog rules significantly, a step that would improve air quality in California but force ...


  8. California ban on plastic bags is full of hot airRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.


  9. Sea lamprey killing planned for Muskegon RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... five years to control the populations, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the lampricides used - Lampricid and Bayluscide - don't pose unreasonable risks to the environment when applied ...


  10. Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA "Fraudulent" on FOXRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    If you're John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? Stossel's guest last night, Jay Lehr, was sentenced to six months-serving three-in a minimum security federal prison back in 1991, and his organization at the time was fined $200,000 .


  11. Tunnel opponents applaud EPA's scathing comment letterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Opponents of Governor Jerry Brown's twin tunnels plan quickly responded to the state and federal governments' decision to delay the $67 billion proposed project following the 43-page comment letter by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency slamming the Bay Delta Conservation Plan's draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement ... (more)


  12. Utopia or DystopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    What if the republicans got their way? What if an evangelical, fundamentalist theocratic corporatocracy became the law of the land? What would this America, that repubs are fighting so hard to bring about, really look like? Utopia or dystopia, who wins and who loses? Since no republican has really discussed their vision of future America, here a ... (more)


  13. Saturday Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The bulls just keep on running on Wall Street. They've been doing so for more than five years now.


  14. Smog rules should be up to 20 per cent stronger says U.S environment agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    The EPA report says more stringent smog rules will provide more health protection for higher risk populations, including the elderly, very young, outdoor workers and people with asthma and lung disease.


  15. Take Maru 55 to be cut into piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    A 49-foot Japanese fishing vessel that ran aground near Cocos Island during Tropical Storm Halong on July 30 will be cut into pieces and removed from the reef with barges designed to navigate shallow waters, according to the Coast Guard.


  16. EPA Says Government Needs To Tighten Smog RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.


  17. EPA Says Bay Delta Conservation Plan Could Violate Federal Environmental LawRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | ClayCord.com

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California's $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.


  18. The 'Blob' is goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Herald

    Twenty-nine years later, Brian Martin still isn't certain what kind of chemical he burrowed into at the bottom of the St. Clair River in September 1985.


  19. EPA staff recommends slashing ozone standard up to 20%Read the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    Staff for the U.S. EPA recommended lowering the national ambient air quality standards for ground-level ozone by between 7% and 20%, according to a In the analysis, staff said newly available science on the negative health impacts of smog showed that while the current standard of 75 parts per billion averaged over eight hours was an improvement ... (more)


  20. Arlington Bond Sale Yields 2.8% Interest RateRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Arlington Journal

    Arlington County today issued $65 million of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds, and $41 million of General Obligation Refunding Bonds.