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4 hrs ago | Washington Times
Republican lawmakers Thursday tried to derail the Environmental Protection Agency 's move to garnish paychecks of accused polluters, saying it was too much power in the hands of "an agency prone to regulatory abuses."
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8 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
The future now seems secure for rural fire departments. Many were left with doubt after their link to equipment was cut by the federal government.
11 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Officials are assessing a spill of oil-drilling saltwater from a North Dakota pipeline to ensure none of the brine affected the lake an American Indian reservation uses for drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
Two wealthy New Jersey shore towns that were among the hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy nearly two years ago began building a 4-mile-long steel wall Thursday, an expensive effort that the state says is needed to... Two wealthy New Jersey shore towns that were among the hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy nearly two years ago began building a 4-mile-long ... (more)
11 hrs ago | NBC12
A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.
13 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
An old fountain in Punta Gorda may be the key to a longer life. The water flowing from its aged spigot has properties that could make it Florida's fabled Fountain of Youth.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Environmental Protection Agency regulations banning the use of the chemical methyl bromide since 2005 are threatening peach orchards in Louisiana, Watchdog reports .
13 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
A truck spews exhaust in Montpelier, Vt. Some drivers have rigged their vehicles to blow big black plumes of smoke as a protest against environmental regulations.
15 hrs ago | Valley News Live
An agent from the Environmental Protection Agency is on their way to Mandaree, ND to assess and monitor the cleanup of a leaking saltwater pipeline.
15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
For one Missouri lawmaker, fighting individual Environmental Protection Agency regulations - like the recent rule on carbon emissions from power plants - isn't enough.
16 hrs ago | WaterWorld
On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .
17 hrs ago | Fox News
The peach orchards at Mitcham Farms, near the north Louisiana city of Ruston, have survived winter freezes, droughts and dangerous hail storms, but they evidently will not survive the Environmental Protection Agency and its regulations.
17 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal
Authorities today are crediting lessons learned from a 2010 fire at a Lansing-area plating company for their success at containing environmental contamination in a similar fire early Wednesday.
18 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the reliability of our electric power system, and harm our economy.
Pregnant women in Falmouth received a warning about tests of the town's drinking water last summer, which showed increasesed levels of two byproducts - trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids.
Funk, who directs operations of the seven-day daily newspaper and the EnidNews.com digital news sites, was elected at the June 12, 2014, OPA Convention to a one-year term beginning July 1. Other officers elected to a one-year term were Robby Trammell, news editor at The Oklahoman, as vice president; Gloria Trotter, co-publisher of The Countywide & ... (more)
"By the time my kids are adults, storms like Hurricane Katrina and superstorm Hurricane Sandy will be commonplace," said Heather Clark, a member of the Moms Clean Air Force and lead organizer of the protest.
The question of how much fish Washington residents consume has been a hot issue that has pitted tribes and environmental groups against businesses such as Boeing Co.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 08:58 pm
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