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The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality has fined Columbus steel mill Severstal $135,000 because the company's pollution-control monitors didn't function properly after the plant expanded in June 2011.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

Waste haulers seek chance to bid on Manatee County's estimated $140 million business

Manatee County commissioners Tuesday agreed to suspend further legal work on a proposed renewal of solid waste contracts with current haulers, estimated to be worth $140 million.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Republic Services, Waste Management, Bradenton, FL, Palmetto, FL

Portland Tribune

DEQ prepares draft permit for coal export project

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has released a draft "401" water quality certification for the proposed Coyote Island coal terminal in Boardman.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR

Sunherald.com

Miss. fines Severstal $135K on emission sensors

Chris Wells, a lawyer for the state Department of Environmental Quality, says Severstal agreed to install a continuous emissions monitoring system when it made a $550 million plant expansion, adding a second steel-melting furnace.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Singapore's City Developments Ltd and Australia's Stockland Group Ltd are considering bidding for Leighton Holdings' $7 billion residential and commercial property portfolio, a leading Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Waste Management

The News Tribune

Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B

It is selling Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., which owns or runs 17 waste-to-energy facilities and four independent power-producing plants in the U.S. The business also has four ash monofill landfills, three transfer stations and an ongoing development and construction project in the U.K. Wheelabrator's 2013 revenue totaled about $845 million.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Metals, Mining

Sys-Con Media

US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Management will conduct an investor conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss these results.

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Related Topix: American Ecology, Waste Management

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma news briefs, July 29, 2014

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Cromwell, OK, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Seminole County, OK, Boat Disaster, Tulsa, OK

KFBB

Montana Air quality affected by WA Wildfires

Smoke from the wildfires last week in Eastern Washington slowly traveled through Montana.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management

WDSU-TV New Orleans

LDEQ Finds Problems At Plaquemines Dump

Just a little more than the length of a football field separates a Plaquemines Parish landfill from one of the busiest marinas in the gulf south, and the WDSU I-Team has obtained an internal report outlining all sorts of concerns at the facility.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Port Sulphur, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, Transportation, Tidewater, Energy, Oil & Gas, Venice, LA

News9 Oklahoma City

City Of Mustang Cited For High Levels Of Arsenic In Drinking Water

The Department of Environmental Quality said the city of Mustang has arsenic levels above drinking water standards.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Mustang, OK, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water Online

Which State Has The Most Drinking Water Quality Violations?

Texas is struggling with regulatory compliance at drinking water plants, and by some standards, it is having more trouble than any other state in the nation.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Ottawa Business Journal

Who's doing deals in Ottawa

Calian Technologies Ltd., Wi-LAN Inc., BTI Systems, and Thermal Energy International Inc. are among the Ottawa companies recently announcing new agreements.

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Related Topix: BTI Systems, Thermal Energy International, Canada,

JD Supra

Texas Court of Appeals Holds There is No Right Under The...

On July 23, 2014, the Austin Court of Appeals held that Texas trial courts lack subject matter jurisdiction under the Texas Administrative Procedure Act to review orders by state agencies denying petitions for rulemaking.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Off the Kuff

It's past time for a garbage fee

For years, Houston's Solid Waste Management Department Director Harry Hayes has suggested the city implement a garbage fee to expand curbside recycling and pay for other initiatives.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Mesilla trustees to talk about proposed water rates increase

LAS CRUCES >> The first step toward increasing monthly water rates for customers of Mesilla's water system will be taken Monday.

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Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Tetra Tech, Dona Ana County, NM, Sunland Park, NM

GlobeNewswire

PMFG, Inc. (Parent of Peerless Mfg. Co.) Appoints Charles M. Gillman...

PMFG, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its Board of Directors from six to seven members.

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Related Topix: Peerless Manufacturing, Dallas, TX

Daily Herald

Gurnee village hall now a place to safely dispose of medical waste

Gurnee residents who want to safely dispose of syringes or other medical waste don't need to look beyond village hall.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Waste Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

CBC News

Wabush Mines potential sale good for workers: union president

The president of the union representing workers at the idles Wabush Mines says the potential sale of the site to a different company is good news for workers.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Millipore Corporation, Canada

AmericanBankingNews.com

Entergy Given Outperform Rating at Zacks

's stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

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Related Topix: Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi

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