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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

EPA push to garnish polluters' paychecks hits Republican roadblock

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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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Environment, Science, David Vitter, Senator Mike Enzi

8 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Surplus Program For Rural Fire Departments Reinstated

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Law, US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oklahoma

11 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn't reach lake

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.

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Related Topix: North Dakota, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Berthold, ND, Mandan, ND

11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn't reach lake

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)

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gay/Lesbian, Berthold, ND, Rick Scott, US Governors

11 hrs ago | NBC12

EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn't reach lake

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.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gay/Lesbian, North Dakota, Berthold, ND

13 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda residents still drinking "risky" water

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.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, Law

13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

EPA Regulations Crushing Family-Owned Louisiana Peach Orchards

Environmental Protection Agency regulations banning the use of the chemical methyl bromide since 2005 are threatening peach orchards in Louisiana, Watchdog reports .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Conservative Political News, US News

13 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Rolling coal: Anti-EPA drivers rig vehicles to spew black fumes

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.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

15 hrs ago | Valley News Live

EPA Assesses Pipeline Leak Near ND Reservation

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.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Mandaree, ND

15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Missouri Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Halt All EPA Regulations

For one Missouri lawmaker, fighting individual Environmental Protection Agency regulations - like the recent rule on carbon emissions from power plants - isn't enough.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | WaterWorld

EPA releases new flood management tool, helps communities be more flood resilient

On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, FEMA, US News

17 hrs ago | Fox News

EPA regs likely to kill 68-year-old Louisiana peach orchard

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.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Conservative Political News, US News

17 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Police: Lessons from Adams Plating Co. fire guided response for Leslie blaze

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.

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Related Topix: Leslie, MI, Ingham County, MI, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law

18 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

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.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

22 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Liberal Media Fail to Report Soros Funding Linked to New EPA Regulations

The liberal media love to hate the Koch Brothers but are far less enthusiastic about connecting George Soros' billions to liberal policies.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The National, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Pregnant women warned about water in Falmouth

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.

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Related Topix: Falmouth, MA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law

Duncan Banner

News & Eagle publisher named OPA president

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)

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Related Topix: Law, Oklahoma, Sequoyah County, OK, Beckham County, OK, El Reno, OK

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

"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.

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Related Topix: Family, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Kids, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Bellingham Herald

Eat fish every day: Gov. Inslee proposes new rules to protect water-quality

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

MyHighPlains.com

Volunteer Fire Departments Getting Burned by DOD, EPA

Volunteer fire departments across the High Plains and Texas can no longer look to the U.S. Military for used equipment.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Department of Defense, US News

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