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2 hrs ago | Denver Post

EPA on right course in shrinking carbon footprint

In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, steam rises from the stacks of Basin Electric's Laramie River Station coal-fired power plant near Wheatland, Wyo.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, The Clean, Alternative, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

School Bus Fleet

EPA offers $3M in school bus purchase rebates

During a presentation at the National School Transportation Association's annual meeting here this week, Karl Simon, director of the Environmental Protection Agency Air Office's Transportation and Climate Division, announced that EPA would provide another $3 million in rebates for the purchase of new school buses.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science

NewsOK.com

North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday.

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Bryan County News

EPA rules good for business, economy

Some national business organizations have hammered the Environmental Protection Agency for proposing new rules on carbon pollution from existing power plants, cutting carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, using 2005 levels as a baseline.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Fox News

EPA under fire for preemptive strike against massive Alaska gold mine

The Environmental Protection Agency is under fire for a preemptive strike against a massive copper and gold mine in Alaska, where hundreds of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs are at stake.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Darrell Issa

Bellingham Herald

Lake bacteria warnings posted in Twin Ports

Health officials have posted a sign which says swimming is not recommended. The water is tested once or twice a week, depending on the beach.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health

The Intelligencer

Group Questions Handling of Fire That Killed Fish

About 9,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 250 gallons of hydrochloric acid burned during the June 28 Monroe County natural gas drilling pad fire, which left roughly 70,000 aquatic organisms dead in Opossum Creek, according to federal regulators.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Agencies hold exercise to prepare for terrorist attack

This week agencies from more than 28 states are practicing for a large scale emergency in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Environmental Law, Law, Speedway, IN

The Brad Blog

Israel Attacks UN Shelter at School Compound in Gaza, At Least 15 Killed, Scores Injured

Brad speaks with John Wellington Ennis, documentarian and activist, on his newest film and his decade-long fight for election integrity... "It took one hour and 57 minutes for the execution to be completed, and Wood was gasping for more than an hour and a half of that time"..."Wood, 55, gasped more than 600 times before he died"... Record wildfires ... (more)

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The Coastal Courier

Yet another Georgia river in peril

As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.

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Related Topix: Environment

ProPublica

Under Water: The EPA's Struggle to Combat Pollution

The EPA's proposed rule seeks to ensure the protection of intermittent streams, like the San Pedro River pictured above, that do not flow year-round.

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Commercial Dispatch

Jamison: EPA award means more than recognition

A local group's dedication to the cleanup and repurposing of the Kerr-McGee site has received national recognition for its efforts.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Free Republic

130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

EDGE

Oops! EPA Goes Off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Twitter, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

Ohio.com

ODNR comes under fire for its handling of major well fire in Monroe County

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, OH, Ohio, Clarington, OH

Myrtle Beach Online

Sierra Club wants Indianapolis coal plant closed

The environmental group and its supporters say the 427-megawatt unit at Indianapolis Power & Light's Harding Street complex threatens the public health with toxic emissions that cause respiratory woes in children, the elderly and others.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Business News

ABC News

EPA investigating Bingara bird deaths

The Environment Protection Authority is conducting an investigation into the death of approximately 30 native birds at Bingara, in the state's north west.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

TU awarded nearly $920k to improve air quality

The University of Tulsa has been awarded nearly $920,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study methods to improve indoor air quality in tribal areas and reduce asthma triggers in schools.

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Related Topix: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

Ledger-Enquirer.com

EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Northern Michigan News

Official: Williston air quality OK after fire

A North Dakota Department of Health official says tests of air quality at the industrial fire in Williston showed levels "that would not raise concern."

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