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Yesterday | 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.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Texas, Environmental Quality, Environmental

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Environmental, Environmental Quality, 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.


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

Waste Connections (WCN) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

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


Related Topix: Waste Connections, Environmental

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.


Related Topix: Texas, Environmental, Environmental Quality, 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.


Related Topix: Republic Services, Environmental

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.


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

The Spokesman-Review

Spokane to take over Waste-to-Energy Plant operations - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 PST

The company that has operated Spokane's electricity-producing trash incinerator on the West Plains for more than two decades is getting a pink slip.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Spokane County, WA, Environmental, Waste Management

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)


Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Environmental Quality, 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, Environmental, Environmental Quality, 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



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

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.


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

Resource Investing News

UEC Moves Closer to ISR Production from Burke Hollow

Uranium Energy has moved its third ISR uranium project into the production permitting stage, bringing the Burke Hollow project in South Texas a few steps closer to its targeted steady production date of 2017.


Related Topix: Environmental Quality, Environmental

Off the Kuff

SA City Council to begin the plastic bag debate

City staffers Wednesday plan to recommend to the City Council's Governance Committee that San Antonio move forward with a ban on single-use plastic and paper bags.


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

Salt Lake City Weekly

Waste Watch

As Russell Ridge walked the length of a vacant lot in North Salt Lake, trying to get a feel for how the excavation company he worked for might be able to use the property, he spotted something out of the ordinary - the rusted top of what looked like an oil drum poking out of the ground.


Related Topix: North Salt Lake, UT, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Salt Lake County, UT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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.


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


Chemung County Landfill Concerns

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


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


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