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Tuesday Jul 22 | Journal of the San Juans

Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine

U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene last week praised the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to protect one of the world's largest salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the proposed Pebble Mine .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Republican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

EPA rules would likely block Pebble Mine in Alaska

"The science is clear that mining the Pebble deposit would cause irreversible damage to one of the world's last intact salmon ecosystems," said Dennis McLerran, Northwest regional administrator for the EPA.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The News Tribune

Controversial Alaska mine project wins one in Congress

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing a bill to keep the EPA from blocking the mine, despite opposition from Washington state lawmakers who say the project could be devastating to the fishing industry in their state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Rick Larsen, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

Lawmakers target EPA's water regs

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed two bills Wednesday aimed at undercutting the way the Environmental Protection Agency regulates water pollution.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito

The Hill

Panel votes to curb EPA's veto power

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted Wednesday to put time limits on when the Environmental Protection Agency can block permits for dumping material into waterways.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Republican

The Columbus Dispatch

Incumbent Ohio congressmen have big fundraising edge

Ohio is hardly one of the top states in the country for competitive congressional races this year, but that hasn't stopped Ohio lawmakers from amassing millions for their campaign coffers in the lead-up to the November elections.

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Related Topix: Representative Joyce Beatty, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative Bill Johnson, Republican, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Farmers fear EPA intrusion

Ohio farmers are sounding alarm bells about the potential influence of a new federal rule that's aimed at clarifying the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate streams, wetlands and other waters.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WMFD-TV Mansfield

Spirit Of Mansfield Aircraft Dedicated At Airport Day

The 179th Airlift Wing dedicated one of the C-130 Hercules aircraft to the city of Mansfield during this year's Mansfield Lahm Airport Day celebration.

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Related Topix: Mansfield, OH, US Military, US Air Force, Mansfield-Lahm Airport, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Advocate

Farmers fear EPA intrusion

Ohio farmers are sounding alarm bells about the potential influence of a new federal rule that's aimed at clarifying the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate streams, wetlands and other waters.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood

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