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1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
Wyoming would need six years and $4.5 million to take over regulation of the state's uranium industry from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, according to a new report released by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
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6 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune
The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged the beaches adjacent to the Tanapag Meeting Hall, Saipan World Resort, and San Antonio lift station 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.
10 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric
Lead particles have been identified in sample tests of South Lyon water. The elevated lead levels were found by the city's water department after a random sample of 30 homes and businesses that were checked for lead and copper, said Bob Martin, South Lyon water department director.
State officials have given the Holland Board of Public Works the green light to proceed with plans for a new $182 million natural gas-fired power plant east of the city's downtown area.
The local Ford plant has shown a commitment to have a good impact on the environment while churning out engines.
<![CDATA[D'IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- The city of D'Iberville must return $843,000 to the state of Mississippi in unspent funds related the Ocean Expo aquarium project. The money is part of a $3 million from the BP settlement. The grant was administered by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. On Jan. 28, MDEQ issued a stop-work order that prevented D'Iberville from spending any of the money, but extended the contract deadline while the review was in progress. MDEQ spokesman Robbie Wilbur said the contract expired Nov. 1 and D'Iberville must return the money. Add the $300,000 hold-back MDEQ retained as part of the contract, and the total refund of unspent funds is $1.14 million.
Post a comment LA VERNIA -- The San Antonio River Authority and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality continue to monitor conditions in the area of the Dry Hollow Creek following a spill involving an estimated 207,000 gallons of raw sewage.
The Department of Environmental Quality in Virginia has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert today for an area that includes Berkeley and Jefferson counties in West Virginia.
New rules governing hydraulic fracking, a process used to extract natural gas from deep wells, will tighten regulations over an industry that's been operating in the state for nearly 100 years.
Nancy Sutley, the chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, will step down in February, the White House confirmed on Tuesday.
Louisiana's Waste Tire Program needs to be overseen in a more direct manner by the state Department of Environmental Quality, according to an audit released Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
The Department of Environmental Quality hasn't properly monitored a program designed to keep tires from being dumped illegally, meaning tire processors could have been overpaid.