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17 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune

4 Saipan beaches red-flagged

The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged four Saipan beaches and is advising the public not to fish or swim within 300 feet of these locations for the next 48 hours or until otherwise notified.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management

22 hrs ago | NWAonline

Sewage Overflow From West Fork Causes Beaver Lake Concerns

Raw sewage from the West Fork wastewater treatment plant spilled into the White River for about two weeks in early April, according to state officials, which raises concern about water quality in Beaver Lake.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Health, E. Coli

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Mercury may put Rogue mining at risk

The recent discovery of elevated levels of mercury in the Rogue River's resident pikeminnow could, at least temporarily, regulate suction-dredge miners off 216 miles of the Rogue River and other Oregon streams beginning in 2015.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Medford, OR, Baker City, OR

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Click2Houston

Ozone Alert Saturday for Harris, Galveston & Brazoria counties

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone Action Day for Harris, Galveston and Brazoria counties for Saturday, April 19. High levels of ozone are expected Saturday, which could pose health problems for people with respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, and COPD.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Times Herald

DEQ grant not enough for Sanilac County beach tests

Sanilac County received some state money to monitor beaches for harmful bacteria -- but it's not nearly enough.

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Related Topix: Sanilac County, MI, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Fredericksburg.com

Residents want say on sludge spreading Caroline County residents can...

Caroline County residents can formally weigh in on Synagro Central LLC's plans to spread treated sewage sludge on several thousand acres.

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Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Spotsylvania County, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Fauquier County, VA

Northern Michigan News

Reduce storm water runoff with rain gardens

Thunderstorms recently left many homes and roads flooded throughout Northern Michigan, raising water levels as well as concerns about storm water runoff.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Weather, Home Gardening, Home, Lake City, MI, Evart, MI, Cadillac, MI

AmericanBankingNews.com

Waste Connections (WCN) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

Waste Connections will post its Q114 quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 21st.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Waste Connections

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Officials: No new plans to clean up air

State environmental officials reaffirmed Thursday that they have no plans to add new control measures to clean up North Texas air, insisting that air quality will meet federal standards by 2018.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, University of North Texas

Sys-Con Media

Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill to Receive Settlement for Noxious Odors, Underground Fire

The class action lawsuit that prompted the settlement alleged lost property value and public nuisance caused by the overwhelming and noxious odors released from an underground fire in the depths of the landfill.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Republic Services

WRIC-TV Richmond

Hundreds of Fish Found Dead in Byrd Park Lake

Fountain Lake looks as pretty as it always does until you get to close to some of the edges and see several dead fish, which has disturbed many park goers.

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

Investopedia

3 Mid-Cap Stocks With Fast-Growing Dividends

Because no one can predict the future with 100% accuracy, spotting tomorrow's best income-producing blue-chip stocks today is extremely difficult.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Scientific Instruments, Pall, Church and Dwight, Household Products

The Greenville Sun

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Will Maintain Annual Public Meetings At NFS Site In Erwin

BY KEN LITTLE STAFF WRITER After reconsideration of previously-announced plans, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting this summer in Erwin for citizens to voice concerns about the Nuclear Fuel Services operation.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Fuel Services

MLive.com

City says Flint River water will be pumped to homes, businesses Monday, April 21

Faucets in the city will be filled with Flint River water starting Monday, April 21, officials said today, April 17. Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and city public works officials said they plan to open gates at the Flint water treatment plant at 2 p.m. today, bringing in about 12 million gallons of river water for treatment test runs that are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Genesee County, MI

Metal Center News

2-2011 News: Nucor Go-Ahead

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality permit to Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., paving the way for construction to begin on the steelmaker's direct reduced iron facility in St. James Parish.

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Related Topix: Steel, Mining, Nucor, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Opinion

TheBlaze.com

There's 'No Government-Wide Mechanism' to Determine How...

How much does it cost taxpayers for the federal government to do environmental assessments? And what's the return on that cost? Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies on Capitol Hill with Acting EPA Chief Financial Officer Maryann Froehlich, March 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Refinery issues statement in response to river spill

WE WILL HAVE COMPLETE COVERAGE FOR YOU ON THE "NIGHT BEAT." NEW SAFETY MEASURES ARE BEING PUT IN PLACE AT THE CALUMET REFINERY.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management

Plastics News

Shintech in early stages of planning ethylene feedstock plant in Louisiana

Shintech Inc. has filed an air permit with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that would allow for the construction of a new unit with more than 1 billion pounds of annual capacity for plastic feedstock ethylene.

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Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Plaquemine, LA, Addis, LA

WENY

Chemung County Landfill Concerns

Residents opposed to the Chemung County Landfill expansion proposal came out to voice their concerns on April 14th.

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Related Topix: Chemung County, NY, Casella Waste Systems, Waste Management, Horseheads, NY

KKSA-AM San Angelo

City Water Blending Begins May 1st

The City of San Angelo will begin blending water from the Hickory Aquifer with surface water on May 1 at a rate of approximately 10 parts lake water to one part Hickory water.

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Related Topix: San Angelo, TX, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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