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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC Announces Investigation of M/A-Com...

Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors at M/A-Com concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty related to certain improper acquisitions by M/A Com.

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Related Topix: Stericycle, Environmental

5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Around Mississippi

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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Related Topix: Mississippi, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Yazoo County, MS, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac, Gay/Lesbian

10 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Quick look at morning wires

Quick look at morning wires Quick look at morning wires Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mZQrch In this July 17, 2014, file photo, people walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Environmental, Waste Management, Plano, TX

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, Environmental, 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, Environmental Quality, 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, Environmental, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

TheStreet.com

Why Waste Management (WM) Stock Is Rising Today

In separate news, the company also reported a 14% drop in second quarter profit from the year ago period to $210 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, but 1 cent better than analysts were expecting for the quarter.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Financial Markets

Lexington Herald-Leader

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: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Metals

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, Environmental

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, Environmental Quality, Seminole County, OK, Boat Disaster, Tulsa, OK

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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, Environmental

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, Environmental Quality, 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, Environmental Quality, 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, Environmental, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

NOLA.com

Gretna City Council upholds chemical company's license suspension

A small chemical mixing company in Gretna that was shut down because of safety and environmental violations cannot resume operating until the state allows it, the Gretna City Council decided Monday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Environmental Quality, Ferriday, LA

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, Environmental

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, Environmental, Metals

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KTAR

Arizona, mining company reach settlement

Arizona environmental regulators have announced that a mining company will pay $40,000 in civil penalties under a settlement for twice illegally discharging water mixed with mill tailings into the Gila River in 2012.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Environmental Quality, Environmental

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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, Environmental, Waste Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

NewsOK.com

E. coli reported in Oakdale Schools well water in northeast Oklahoma City

The state Department of Environmental Quality reports recent test samples of well water used by Oakdale Schools in northeast Oklahoma City contained E. coli.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Education Etc.

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