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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Boil water advisory lifted in Flint

"The City of Flint's Utilities Department has received word today from the Department of Environmental Quality that the boil water advisory issued for a small portion of the city has been lifted," reads a statement from the city.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Waste Management, Environmental

15 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Power failure leads to raw sewage in Flint River

Michigan authorities say that Flint is discharging raw sewage into the Flint River because a municipal pump station lost electrical service.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Waste Management, Energy, CMS Energy, Autos

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Texas Regulators OK Expanding Nuclear Waste Site

Depleted uranium from federal energy facilities can be buried at a nuclear-waste dumping site in West Texas, state regulators decided Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Department of Energy

19 hrs ago | World Trade

TCEQ Announces Workshops for Drayage Truck Incentive Program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has announced $3.1 million in grant funding will soon be available for the Drayage Truck Incentive Program .

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Arlington, TX, Houston, TX, Austin, TX

23 hrs ago | WaterWorld

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water...

Sen. Brown Announces $2 Million in Emergency Federal Funds to Reduce Runoff and Outline Long-Term Plan to Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur announced $2 million in new federal emergency funds to reduce ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental, Waste Management, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, US House of Representatives, Marcy Kaptur, Environmental Law, Law

Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Section of Biloxi beach ordered closed

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has issued a beach closure because of a sewage overflow at Brady Drive in Biloxi.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Environmental, Waste Management

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fort Bend Star

Stafford City Council will consider Legacy-related ordinance on Monday

The city of Stafford will likely have the opportunity to replace the departing Texas Instruments headquarters with the new, The Legacy at Stafford mixed-use development.

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Related Topix: Stafford, TX, Environmental, Waste Management, Sugar Land, TX, Texas City, TX, Cypress, TX

The Oregonian

Oil train terminal near Clatskanie gets key air pollution permit from Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Nearly two years after it opened and started moving millions of gallons of crude oil, Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie now has the air pollution permit it needs to operate -- and expand.

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Related Topix: Clatskanie, OR, Environmental, Waste Management, Rainier, OR, Scappoose, OR, St. Helens, OR

Deseret News

Rock slide cause pipeline fracture, release of oil into San Juan River

A suspected rock slide damaged an oil well pipeline, sending at least five barrels of crude oil into a wash that is a tributary of the San Juan River.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Waste Management, Environmental

The Bitterroot Star

Public comment period extended on DEQ permit for large retail store

The wastewater system would serve a large retail establishment rumored to be a Walmart.The public comment period for this draft permit ended on July 10, but based on the comments and feedback received by DEQ during the public comment period concerning the fact sheet, the draft EA, and/or the draft permit, DEQ is reopening the public comment period.

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Related Topix: Waste Management, Environmental, Hamilton, MT

The Virginian-Pilot

Fly ash plan involves dump with history of leaks

Dominion Virginia Power's plan to close its coal-fired power plant on the Elizabeth River would leave nearly a million tons of fly ash in a waste dump that has leaked arsenic and other contaminants into groundwater for more than a decade, company documents show.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Waste Management, Environmental

MLive.com

Heavy rainfall prompts discharge of more than 200 million gallons of...

The effects of last Monday's downpour are demonstrated in two separate treated wastewater discharge events in the Saginaw area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Saginaw, MI, Environmental, Waste Management, Bay City, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Times Herald

St. Clair gets grant money to fix its streets

A few roads will get repaired in St. Clair thanks to a grant from the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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Related Topix: St. Clair, MI, Environmental, Waste Management

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Michigan DEQ awards grants for scrap tire re-use

Universities and local governments are sharing over 2.5-million dollars in grant money from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Michigan Technological University, Michigan State University, Lapeer, MI

MLive.com

Second positive E.coli test means Flint's west side water boil notice still in effect

E. coli contamination has been found in drinking water in a small area on the city's west side for a second time in three days, meaning owners of businesses and residents there should continue to boil water until further notice -- at least until Tuesday, Aug. 19. "We don't know yet what caused this.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Environmental, Waste Management, Flint, MI

The Mississippi Press

Pascagoula's Cherokee Concerned Citizens plea for air quality help from Jackson County

Barbara Weckesser, of Pascagoula's Cherokee Concerned Citizens, talks to Jackson County supervisors Aug. 18, 2014, about pollution from nearby industries.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MS, Pascagoula, MS, Environmental, Waste Management

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Gaston Day School students recognized at White House

Grace Wynkoop strolled up to the White House gate never suspecting U.S. Secret Service agents would use her body scent to clear her for entry.

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Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental, Waste Management, Environmental Law, Law, Gaston County, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

PR-inside.com

"US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile" Published

The company provides waste disposal and recycling services. Its services portfolio includes hazardous waste treatment & disposal, low-activity radioactive waste disposal, low-level radioactive waste disposal, hydrocarbon recycling services, PCB waste services, transportation, on-site services, total waste solutions program, lab support, beneficial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Environmental, American Ecology, Waste Management, Boise, ID

The Courier

Fish Consumption Advisory Issued for Lake Ouachita

Little Rock - The Arkansas Department of Health is issuing a fish consumption advisory for Lake Ouachita.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Waste Management, Environmental

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

You're invited: MDEQ hosting 'community conversations' meetings

Coastians will get a chance next week to voice their opinions on how the Mississippi's Gulf waters and coast can be improved.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Bay St. Louis, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Gulfport, MS

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