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  1. Digging up the dirty past: evidence for stormwaterRead the original story

    25 min ago | CSIRO Publishing

    Anna Lintern A C , Ana Deletic A , Paul Leahy B and David McCarthy A A Monash Water for Liveability, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Vic. 3800, Australia.

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  2. EPA approves continued heavy spraying of neurotoxic pesticide that causes brain damage in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsTarget.com

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released an assessment detailing the health and environmental risks associated with the pesticide chlorpyrifos, a chemical developed by Dow AgroSciences in 1965 that's widely sprayed on a variety of crops. The EPA's report, released on December 31, updates the June 2011 preliminary human health risk assessment based on new information.

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  3. Toxic releases up in SJ CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RecordNET

    Businesses are releasing more toxic chemicals to land, air or water in San Joaquin County, mirroring a national trend as the economy improves and production picks up. Each year certain large businesses are required to report chemical releases to the Environmental Protection Agency, which makes that information public to help residents understand what's happening in their communities.

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  4. Welsh Government Contract Notice: Thames Water Utilities Limited...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board has proposed a $677,531 penalty against A Greener Globe Corporation for ... St. Lucie County, The State of Florida has issued the following news release: Learn more about what makes a healthy watershed this February as the Oxbow Eco-Center focuses its monthly programs on water quality.

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  5. Lunt may become drug detox, rehab centerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Recorder

    A Springfield-based addiction treatment program has proposed to establish a drug detox and rehab center at the former Lunt Silversmiths factory off Federal Street.

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  6. Reporting: Copenhagen SummitBIG Insurers Feel the Heat Over Climate ChangeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... of the climate change agenda in Copenhagen and beyond. John Seager, formerly with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, also served as Chief of Staff, Communications Director and District Director for U.S. Representative Peter H. Kostmayer. He ...

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  7. Senate passes Keystone, in challenge to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which President Barack Obama is certain to veto in his first official clash with the new Republican-majority Congress. The five-year fight over the Keystone pipeline has become a proxy for far broader fights over climate change, energy and the economy, and for the conflict between Obama and congressional Republicans.

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  8. Judge sentences company for Honolulu Harbor molasses spillRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A federal judge is allowing a shipping company to pay $600,000 in restitution to environmental organizations as part of a sentence for spilling molasses in Honolulu Harbor. Matson Terminals Inc., a subsidiary of Matson Navigation Company Inc. , was sentenced Thursday for criminal charges related to the 233,000-gallon molasses spill in September 2013 that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life.

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  9. EPA changes strategy in Camp Minden M6 propellant removalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Environmental Protection Agency has taken another major step forward to possibly changing how to remove of 15 million pounds of M6 propellant at Camp Minden. Back on October 28, 2014, the Louisiana National Guard, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the EPA and the Department of Army all signed an agreement to the open-tray burning of all the old explosive material.

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  10. Erin Brockovich Keeping an Eye on Flint's 'Poop Water'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... choices ... yet (there) are real solutions." She said pressure should be placed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Environmental Quality and and politicians from Gov. Rick Snyder down to Mayor Walling to deliver clean, ...

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  11. FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record and...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    ... the Fort Martin Power Station and installing equipment at coal-fired plants to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's upcoming Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). FirstEnergy's fossil generation fleet also improved personal safety ...

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  12. Meeting held to address toxic waste siteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    The city is tackling a major health alert affecting hundreds of people living in northwest Jacksonville. Nearly 800 people are living near one of the most polluted sites in America, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  13. Anita Blanton on the electric bill rate hike fightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A bill that would weaken state oversight of Dominion Virginia Power's rates has won approval from a Senate panel. A Senate subcommittee voted unanimously Thursday to approve a bill that would exempt Virginia's biggest electric utility from biennial reviews by the State Corporation Commission for several years.

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  14. Hinsdale Selectmen will work with EPA to defend against flooding, other disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    HINSDALE, N.H. >> Two weeks after authorizing a source water protection program to analyze the local water system at no cost to taxpayers, the Hinsdale Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help the town become more resilient against flooding and other disasters. Jennifer Palmiotto, the executive director of the Granite State Rural Water Association, and Dennis Nadeau, the Hinsdale water and sewer superintendent, met with the Selectmen at Hinsdale Town Hall on Monday.

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  15. Obama ad NauseumRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    I made a promise to myself that I would not write about President Obama's State of the Union speech because that would require me to watch him deliver it. Like many others I can barely watch him under any circumstance because, to my mind, that means having to watch a psychopathic liar.

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  16. Multi-millionaire businessman arrested after series of police raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    MILLIONAIRE businessman has been arrested on serious organised crime charges after a series of raids on homes and businesses linked to him. A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE businessman has been arrested on serious organised crime charges after a series of raids on homes and businesses linked to him.

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  17. Asbestos found by police union clears one officeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Asbestos tests paid for by the police union membership have led to the evacuation of the first-floor offices of the Narcotics and Organized Crime squad inside police headquarters. The tests performed earlier this month found asbestos fibers in each of the five locations tested in different parts of the building, according to a report by the testing service Big East Environmental of Norwalk.

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  18. OP-ED | Unfunded Mandates And The Towns That Hate ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Whoever thought stormwater would ever be such a contentious issue? But new state regulations on just that have been at the center of the latest round of contention between the state and our municipalities, all because of unfunded mandates. When I did my research about new bills for this semester, I found plenty of proposals aimed at doing away with new regulations designed to reduce pollution caused by stormwater runoff.

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  19. Dominion Virginia Power, critics tussle over a proposed rate freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The debate over Dominion Virginia Power's bid for what it calls urgently needed breathing space as Washington prepares to impose tough new carbon emission rules is coming down to one question: When is a freeze on power rates a good deal? The state's biggest electric company wants one badly enough that it is now adding sweeteners to a request for a respite from its every-other-year examination by state regulators. Their job is to check that utilities are not overcharging customers.

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  20. Senate Passes Keystone XL Oil Pipeline BillRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to force construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, which President Barack Obama is certain to veto in his first official clash with the new Republican-majority Congress. The five-year fight over the Keystone pipeline has become a proxy symbol for far broader fights over climate change, energy and the economy, and for the conflict between Obama and congressional Republicans.

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