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  1. Mayoral Forum backs runway extension planRead the original story

    8 min ago | Scoop

    The Wellington region Mayoral Forum has given a significant boost to planning for a 350-metre extension to Wellington Airport's runway. The Forum's Chair, Upper Hutt City Mayor Wayne Guppy, says the proposed extension would unlock the growth potential of central New Zealand through greater air connectivity.

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  2. Orrville looks to continue tax-exempt financingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Daily Record

    Utilities director Jeff Brediger presented council with a summary of the visit he and Mayor Dave Handwerk recently made to Washington, D.C., to attend a public power conference.

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  3. Spring Yard Cleanup Could Literally Kill YouRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Patch.com

    As you're rubbing analgesic ointment on your joints and muscles just thinking about that mountain of spring lawn cleanup, "exercising" good sense before you grab the rake might save you some strains, sprains and pains later on. Gardening is a great spring workout , the American Chiropractic Association's Council on Occupational Health said in a news release, but after a long winter, your body might not be ready for the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling.

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  4. EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal bloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WaterWorld

    The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $17 million to fund projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality by preventing phosphorus runoff and soil erosion that contribute to algal blooms and by reducing suspended sediments in Great Lakes tributaries. "These Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants will be used for critical projects to prevent soil erosion and reduce phosphorus runoff that contributes to algae growth in the Great Lakes," said Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman.

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  5. Beating Gas Mileage StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MyHighPlains.com

    A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says vehicles sold in the US are averaging 24.1 miles per gallon for the 2013 model years. It also says there are now more than three times as many vehicles available that get 30 miles per gallon than there were just five years ago.

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  6. Hundreds attend the funeral service for Navajo police officer Alex Kee YazzieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Farmington Daily Times

    Hundreds of people who attended the funeral service for Navajo police officer Alex Kee Yazzie on Friday at Pion Hills Community Church ensured there were no empty seats. Yazzie, 42, of Crownpoint, was shot and killed during a shootout between tribal police and suspected shooter, Justin Fowler, near the Arizona-New Mexico state line.

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  7. Crowd attends funeral of slain Navajo PD officerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC15.com

    People lined the streets Friday as the funeral procession honoring a Navajo Nation police officer made its way through Farmington. Law enforcement officers from across the country and residents from throughout the Four Corners region gathered for the funeral of 42-year-old Alex Yazzie.

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  8. EPA reports better gas mileage standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A report from the Environmental Protection Agency said vehicles sold in the U.S. averaged 24.1 miles per gallon for the 2013 model years. It also says there are now more than three times as many vehicles available that get 30 miles per gallon than there were just 5 years ago.

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  9. Monsanto fined $600k by EPA for uncontrolled releases of toxic chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    Monsanto has agreed to pay the US government $600,000 for not reporting hundreds of uncontrolled toxic chemical releases from its Idaho phosphate plant. The releases in Soda Springs occurred between 2006 and 2009.

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  10. Hunter households encouraged to clean out unwanted chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Newcastle and Hunter residents are being encouraged to clean out unwanted chemicals as part of a co-ordinated statewide campaign. The chemical clean-out is part of the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority's 'Waste Less, Recycle More' program, funded from council tip fees.

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  11. DEP To Pay For Switching Contaminated Horsham Wells To Public SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The wells are contaminated by dichloroethylene , which was first found in the wells serving homes on Midfield Drive in 2013 according to The Intelligencer . Since the discovery, the residents have been using bottled water, which was supplied by the DEP.

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  12. RagingWire's Ashburn, Virginia and Sacramento, California Data...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider and an NTT Communications group company, announced today that the company has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR certification for its Sacramento, California and Ashburn, Virginia data center facilities. ENERGY STAR recognition signifies that the data center buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

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  13. EPA clarifies Southside Village statusRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    The 74 homes in Southside Village are not part of the CTS of Asheville Superfund site next door, say several residents of the gated community off Mills Gap Road. In two recent letters, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency backs up that assessment, saying it "does not believe contamination associated with the CTS of Asheville Superfund Site poses unacceptable risk to residents of SSV."

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  14. EPA awards $6.5 million for pollution control efforts in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... lost more than half of its ongoing case managers. It is the fifth time in a decade. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week awarded $6.5 million in grants in Wisconsin to fight algae blooms and control the flow of pollution into the Great ...

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  15. Monsanto Lobbyist Says Weed Killer Is Safe to Drink - But He Won't Drink ItRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    A Monsanto lobbyist told a French cable channel that Roundup was safe enough to drink, but became upset and walked off the set when challenged to actually ingest the weed killer. In a video posted on Canal+, Monsanto lobbyist Patrick Moore denied a World Health Organization report last week that showed a Roundup ingredient, glyphosate, to be "probably carcinogenic to humans."

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  16. Transformation of Chevy in the Hole into urban park called Chevy Commons beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... was unveiled . Phase 1 will cost about $1.8 million. A $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency paid for a draft plan, with the majority of the money going toward the upcoming construction. Between that and other funding, ...

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  17. Illinois bill would make 'rolling coal' illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Autoblog

    It's called "Rollin' Coal," and it's what the cool kids who don't like the EPA are doing. How does one roll coal ? Take one diesel-powered vehicle, usually a pickup, remove its EPA-mandated emissions equipment and trick the ECU to run without them, then hit the road spewing clouds of black smoke.

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  18. James Inhofe Makes Questionable Claims On Fracking, Water ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Switched

    Senator James Inhofe, R-OK, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, speaks during a hearing on United States Northern Command and United States Southern Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2015 on March 13, 2014 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN Sen. James Inhofe says there has never been "an instance of ground water contamination" caused by hydraulic fracturing - fracking - for oil and natural gas.

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  19. Justices seem divided over EPA mercury limitsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KMIR 6

    The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth defects and developmental problems in children. The court appeared to be divided over a challenge brought by industry groups and 21 Republican-led states to the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to take action against coal- and oil-fired power plants that are responsible for half the nation's output of mercury.

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  20. WHy People Are Falling in Love With "Ugly Food"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Time

    The "ugly food movement" is taking off around the world, particularly in Europe and Australia, as an answer to the problem of food waste. So far, it has yet to firmly take hold in the United States, but given this country's love of solution-driven food trends, it seems a good bet that ugly food might soon take its place beside local food, organic food, and environmentally conscious eating.

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