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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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.

Cleveland.com

Olmsted Falls government struggles to determine how much it is owed for trash collection payments

Mayor Ann Marie Donegan's administration has faced numerous difficulties managing the collection of fees for garbage service.

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Related Topix: Olmsted Falls, OH, Republic Services, Environmental, Cuyahoga County, OH

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Boil water notice issued in Chapel Hill area

Due to numerous power outages in the Tyler area, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Jackson Water Supply to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Smith County, TX

Hispanic Business

Republic Services, Inc. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis ...

You should read the following discussion in conjunction with the unaudited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included under Item 1. In addition, you should refer to our audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto and related Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations ... (more)

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Environmental

Hispanic Business

Stericycle, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter and Year to Date 2014

SECOND QUARTER RESULTS Revenues for the quarter ended to the current period's growth in revenues.

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Related Topix: Stericycle, Environmental

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Republic Services' (RSG) CEO Donald Slager on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good afternoon, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2014 Call for Investors in Republic Services.

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Related Topix: Republic Services, Environmental

NBC12

Tanker truck spill on I-95 in Chesterfield impacts Swift Creek

The tanker truck that overturned on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield early Thursday morning was carrying about 7,500 gallons of gasoline and another 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Officials require more supports beneath oil pipes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dan Wyant, director of the Department of Environmental Quality, said they had put Enbridge Energy Partners LP on notice following the company's acknowledgement it was partly out of compliance with an agreement dating to 1953, when the pipelines were laid in the Straits of Mackinac.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Environmental Quality, North Dakota

Michigan Radio

State orders Enbridge to fix pipeline through Mackinac straits

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and the state Department of Environmental Quality have sent a warning letter to Enbridge Energy.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental Quality, Environmental

ABC News

Officials Require More Supports Beneath Oil Pipes

Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially devastating spills, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Environmental Quality, North Dakota

KTUL-TV Tulsa

First Ozone Alert Day Issued for Tulsa Area

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality want to remind Tulsa residents that Thursday is an Ozone Alert Day.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Environmental, Environmental Quality

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

At least 2 sent to hospital due to E. coli contamination in Cromwell

E. coli contamination in Cromwell's water supply has sent at least two people to the hospital, according to city officials who declared a state of emergency Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Cromwell, OK, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Seminole County, OK

The Auto Channel

Verdek Awarded GSA Contract, To Supply EV Stations to Federal Agencies

July 23, 2014: Verdek LLC , leading suppliers of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, CNG Refueling Stations, and LNG Production is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 56 contract: , under the 'Buildings and Building Materials; Industrial Services and Supplies' category.

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Related Topix: Construction, Building Materials Holding, Retail, Industrial Services of America, Environmental

KETV-TV

KETV gets answers on trash delays

KETV Newswatch 7 has learned Deffenbaugh is offering incentives to recruit more employees in light of a driver shortage that's left Omaha residents with trash and yard waste piling up.

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Related Topix: Deffenbaugh Industries, Environmental

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