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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

The Hill

GOP: EPA water rule could harm farmers

House Republicans clashed with Environmental Protection Agency officials Wednesday over the agency's controversial plan to regulate small bodies of water, which the GOP says could hurt American farmers.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

EPA sets out to explain water rule that's riled U.S. farm interests

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Wednesday traveled to a central Missouri corn and soybean farm to talk about the proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule.

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

Trucker

Navistar clients file 3 lawsuits claiming OEM - misled' them about MaxxForce being EPA certified

The law firm of Miller Weisbrod has filed lawsuits in three cities against Navistar saying that Navistar misled three of the law firm's clients regarding Navistar's exhaust gas recirculation MaxxForce engine being certified to meet the Environmental Protection Agency's 2010 emissions standards.

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

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Gov. Fallin Asks EPA to Restore Surplus Equipment Program

Gov. Mary Fallin is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency to change a policy that prevents Oklahoma rural fire departments from receiving surplus military vehicles.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law

Common Dreams

Freedom Industries Fined Whopping $11,000 For Poisoning Water of 300,000 People, Because Freedom

The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds of OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left over 300,000 West Virginians without safe water , one in five people with reported health issues, and local businesses down an estimated $61 million.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Law, Weather, US News, Liberal Political News

Ag Professional

U.S. pesticide market forecast to grow 5.3% CAGR through 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "United States Pesticides Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts " report to its offering.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Law, Environment

Fox News

Dirty Money? Epa claims it can garnish alleged rule violators' wages

The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly claimed that it has the authority to unilaterally garnish the wages of individuals who have been accused of violating its rules.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican

Science Daily

Low doses of arsenic cause cancer in male mice

Mice exposed to low doses of arsenic in drinking water, similar to what some people might consume, developed lung cancer, researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Law

The Bennington Banner

Us Epa uses Vermont flood planning to help others

Communities across the country will be able to help prepare for future floods with tools and practices developed in Vermont's Mad River Valley in the aftermath of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Waitsfield, VT, Moretown, VT

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

EPA illegal coal rolling: Smoke-blowing coal rollers are illegal, says EPA

Rigging diesel-fueled trucks to emit large clouds of black smoke is both a kind of protest and a way to let other drivers know what you think of them.

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

Patch.com

Report: $511 Mil. Tappan Zee Loan Defended by State Environmental Conservation Commission

New York State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens - in a letter to the federal Environmental Protection Agency - recently defended the planned $511 million clean water fund loan the state is going to use to help pay for the $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge reconstruction project.

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

Business Journal

EPA approves Marrone Bio product that controls invasive mussels

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced Tuesday it received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval to use Zequanox in open water to combat invasive zebra and quagga mussels in lakes, rivers and other open bodies of water.

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

Sunherald.com

Idaho agency pays $56,000 for asbestos complaint

The federal agency announced Tuesday that the Idaho Transportation Department has paid nearly $56,000 to settle the allegations.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Idaho, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, St. Anthony Work Camp, State Prisons, Prison

NewsOK.com

Miss. regulators seek input on carbon dioxide rule

The Mississippi Public Service Commission is seeking input from others in its efforts to fight proposed federal rules that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from Mississippi's power plants.

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

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