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1 hr ago | WLOS
Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution.
5 hrs ago | Fox News
A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.
6 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus
Pregnant women should stop eating all forms of tuna, even the canned light variety, due to risks of mercury exposure, says Consumer Reports.
6 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars, and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.
7 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that Cumberland County High School and Middle School teacher Angela Whittaker has been awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.
9 hrs ago | Marysville Globe
Seacast was a lemon when it came to handling hazardous waste, but the Marysville company is going to use a new "water blast" system to turn it into lemonade.
12 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News
The share of energy produced by coal-burning power plants, like the Navajo Generating Station, shown here, would be reduced in favor of natural gas generation and renewable sources over the next 15 years under an EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions.
16 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from its "North Line" pipeline near Torbert in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records.
THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions from cars, trucks and - most controversially - power plants, the biggest national emitters.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking enforcement action against a Cicero company after an oil spill reached a nearby canal.
Duke Energy's Walter C. Beckjord Generating Station near Cincinnati is the site of a spill that the Charlotte-based company now says released as much as 9,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Ohio River.
The Houston Chronicle reports that the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday it would spend at least $500,000 to remove chemical containers from CES Environmental Services on the city's South Side.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a proposed permit for a northwestern New Mexico power plant.
Persistence and grassroots political activism finally won out in Indianapolis recently: On August 15, Indianapolis Power & Light announced it will stop burning coal at its 1,094-megawatt Harding Street power plant - the only coal-fired power plant remaining within the limits of a major Midwestern city - and switch to natural gas-fired electricity ... (more)
A recent poll conducted by North Star Opinion Research and commissioned by the Energy Foundation confirms that 83 percent participants support increasing the use of renewable energy in Tennessee.
SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, has agreed to pay a fine and make improvements to reduce the amount of hazardous waste at its facility by 40 percent.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 06:16 pm
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