7 hrs ago
Water champions gear up for fight
Highland Lakes stakeholders are preparing to combat an expected strong push by rice farmers and their allies in the Lower Colorado River's lower basin and to persuade the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regulatory agency to modify the terms of an emergency drought order that could result in the curtailment of lakes water to the farmers in ... (more)
23 hrs ago
Pollution Update 12-12-13
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is accepting comments through 5 pm on Monday, Dec. 16, concerning a Clean Water Act discharge permit application for industrial stormwater discharges from Metal Products Company in Springfield.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Mandatory ban on wood-burning stoves for 5 Utah counties
With snow on the ground, a high-pressure system perched over the Wasatch Front and frigid cold, conditions have merged to produce the ideal cocktail for the season's first inversion to swoop in.
DEQ hosts facility survey forum on hazmat
All CNMI businesses and facilities that store, process, use or manufacture harmful or potentially harmful substances are urged to attend this facility survey forum.
The Bitterroot Star
DEQ permit renewal for Grantsdale subdivision draws interest
By Michael HowellAfter gauging the level of interest in a Montana Ground Water Pollution Control System permit for the Grantsdale Addition, one of Ravalli County's largest subdivisions, approved in March 2011, the Department of Environmental Quality has decided to re-open public comment on the permit renewal request.
DEQ Awards $115,000 Low-Interest Drinking Water Construction Loan to...
REXBURG, Idaho , Dec. 10 -- The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: he Idaho Department of Environmental Quality today announced the award of a $115,000 low-interest drinking water construction loan to the Meridian Heights Water and Sewer District in Ada County .
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Public Notice Environmental Action 27215 East Highway 6 Colton, Utah
PUBLIC NOTICE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION 27215 EAST HIGHWAY 6 COLTON, UTAH Gary Nelson, with approval from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality , Division of Environmental Response and Remediation , is planning to remediate petroleum-impacted soil at the Hilltop Country Service facility at 27215 East Highway 6, Colton, Utah.
Arizona officials to announce no-burn campaign
Maricopa County and state officials are set to kick off the "Don't Burn Wood on No Burn Days" campaign aimed at protecting public health and keeping in compliance with federal air quality standards.
Jackson Hole Radio
Gravel Pit Permit Denied
Partly in response to nearly a hundred letters objecting to a proposed sand and gravel mine off South Park Loop Road, The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has denied a permit to RST Sand and Gravel for that operation.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Dry cleaners' DEQ violations nearly fixed
In October 2012, a state Department of Environmental Quality inspector found no evidence that Patel ever had performed weekly leak inspections or recorded temperature data; found that a valve had been installed on the wastewater treatment system that allowed the water to bypass filtration; and found wastewater contaminated with perchloroethylene ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Frisco targets new area for cleanup of lead
A piece of rusty metal lay on the ground last summer in an area near Stewart Creek where surveyors confirmed the presence of battery chips.
New director chosen for Neb. environmental dept.
A longtime administrator for the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has been chosen as the agency's new acting director.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
County 10 News
DEQ and OGCC to host Pavillion Working Group Meeting in Riverton on Tuesday
On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission , will be hosting a Pavillion working group meeting in Riverton.
Wyo. regulation of uranium mining would cost $4.5M
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.
3 Saipan beaches red-flagged
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.
Observer & Eccentric
Lead found in city water
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.
Texas Environmental Update - December 4, 2013
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Wed Dec 04, 2013
New Holland power plant gets state DEQ approval of air quality permit
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.
Romeo Engine Plant receives C3 designation
The local Ford plant has shown a commitment to have a good impact on the environment while churning out engines.
The Jackson Sun
D'Iberville must forfeit some of Ocean Expo grant
<![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.