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  1. EPA Proposes to Retain Current Lead NAAQSRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on December 19, 2014, signed a proposed rule that would retain, without revision, the national ambient air quality standards for lead of 0.15 micrograms per cubic meter . The rule should be published in the Federal Register soon.

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  2. What to Do with Holiday WasteRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    As holiday festivities conclude, there comes an abundance of waste. In fact, the extra waste produced during the holidays amounts to about one million additional tons per week, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  3. Circuit Dings EPA for Loosening Ozone DeadlinesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

    Two less-stringent, state-friendly ozone regulations adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency have been overturned by a federal appeals court, which found the agency lacks the authority under the Clean Air Act to make such concessions. The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia's ruling comes after a decades-long tug-of-war between the EPA and environmental groups over the implementation of the Clean Air Act as it pertains to ground-level ozone.

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  4. Groups urge stricter pollution regulations for Rocky Mountain PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Multiple groups are urging stricter controls be implemented at two aging power plants in Utah so a regional haze pollution plan is more effective. Groups such as HEAL Utah, the National Parks Conservation Association and the Sierra Club submitted comments in time for a deadline earlier this week set by the Utah Division of Air Quality.

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  5. FluorideAlert.orgRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | UK Against Fluoridation

    In 1977 the US Congress mandated the National Toxicology Program to conduct animal studies to determine if fluoride causes cancer. Battelle Columbus Laboratories were contracted to perform the studies that began in 1985 and ran for 2 years.

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  6. A Possible Explanation For Texas InsanityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    They claimed uranium could cure your ills better than pills and made a small fortune by selling the opportunity to be covered in Texas dirt. Okay, so you guys keep asking why Texas is so crazy.

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  7. Carlson: Why Obama was smiling before his holiday breakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Maybe President Obama was just in a holiday mood knowing he'd soon be winging it home to Hawaii for a Christmas vacation with the family whose company he prefers to all others, writes Margaret Carlson. The headline out of last Friday's news conference was that the president was happy.

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  8. EPA awards grant for wetlands protection around NYRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gazette

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $141,000 to the New York Natural Heritage Program at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry to better protect wetlands throughout the state.

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  9. Dump post-closure costs to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... agencies. The receiver recently participated in a technical conference with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Guam Environmental Protection Agency to review the post-closure plan for the Ordot Dump, the report states. "We will provide ...

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  10. Methane from cattleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    ... Methane also is produced by landfills and by the oil and gas industries, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that worldwide, the agricultural sector is the biggest contributor. Reductions in methane and other highly potent ...

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  11. Exit 33 plan puts attention on contaminated groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

    Ferry Creek last week, as seen from the corner of Broad Street and Ferry Boulevard in Stratford, where contaminated groundwater is said to have been discharged for years. Lina Rainone photo.

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  12. Elephant Corner: New York's Gift To PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Philadelphia Public Record

    "Merry Christmas Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from your good neighbor the State of New York", signed "Yours Truly, ANDREW CUOMO, GOVERNOR." Last week New York decided to extend its ban on the use of hydraulic fracturing of shale rock in order to develop its extensive shale-gas reserves.

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  13. Middletown Health Department Offering Radon Test Kits For ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The city health department is offering a limited number of free radon test kits for residents in January as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Radon Action Month. With proof of residency, the kits can be picked up in the health department office at city hall, 245 deKoven Drive.

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  14. Funniest Inhabitat stories of 2014 - vote for your favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    Inhabitat saw our share of humorous stories this year, and we would like to dedicate this poll to Mr. Williams's selfless pursuit of other people's smiles. Thank you, Robin.

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  15. EPA Proposes to Retain Current Lead NAAQSRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on December 19, 2014, signed a proposed rule that would retain, without revision, the national ambient air quality standards for lead of 0.15 micrograms per cubic meter . The rule should be published in the Federal Register soon.

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  16. Good reasons for wishing Merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Victorville Daily Press

    The United States Senate, in its present incarnation, is about to vanish, and that, for conservatives, is an extremely pleasant thought. So, it turns out, is it for a majority of Americans, who voted Nov. 4 to fling the then-liberal Senate majority unto the ash heap of history.

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  17. Inside an industrial relic popular with urban explorers: SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Business Journal

    Before natural gas pipelines were built, cities with no underground reserves had to generate their own. In 1905, Milwaukee Solvay Coke Co.

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  18. EPA announces 2014 annual environmental enforcement results.Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | ThomasNet

    ... federal administrative, civil judicial penalties, and criminal fines. WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its annual enforcement and compliance results reflecting a focus on large cases driving industry ...

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  19. Low Oil Prices Are History's Greatest Case of Market FailureRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The American Prospect

    Well, that argument didn't work out so well for environmentalists, did it? As oil reserves and those of other carbon fuels became scarce and prices rose, the law of supply and demand kicked in. The industry invested the profits from those higher prices in new technologies, and the oil barons found even more destructive ways to extract oil and gas-by exploiting the muck from tar sands, inventing hydro-fracking, and despoiling sources in developing countries.

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  20. DMV delays rules for driverless cars as it seeks more input on safetyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A Google self-driving SUV on a test drive at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Rules on testing the vehicles on roads went into effect in May, but rules on consumer use of the cars are still being formulated by the DMV.

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