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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Daily Herald

Quinn: Landfill's PCB approval may be withdrawn

Pat Quinn believes approvals a central Illinois county gave to a landfill did not include the potential storage of toxic PCBs the facility's owner now wants to store.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Person shot early Wednesday morning on city's north side

The EMT's who took care of 8-year-old Aayden Crick at the beat in Brevard County, Fla., told his family a shark likely bit him even though he was standing in just three feet of water for what family said was only five minutes.

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Indybay.org

The EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions

Rural Nevada Protests Fracking June 6, 2014 RENO, Nev. - A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

EPA carbon rules good for all3:53 pm | 0

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, Opinion

Russia Taday

California curbs injection of toxic fracking waste into aquifers needed in severe drought

California is shutting down 11 oil and gas wastewater injection sites and reviewing over 100 others in the state's drought-ravaged Central Valley as officials fear companies have pumped toxic fracking fluids into needed drinking water aquifers.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, UC Davis, Davis, CA

The Daily Beast

The EPA Is a C-List CelebrityBy The Fashion Beast Team

The EPA is Keeping Up With The Kardashians: On Monday night, the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water announced it was just another desperate C-Lister fighting for validation in Kim Kardashian 's world.

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Related Topix: Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, Recreational Vehicle, Vogue

KAUZ

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Television Week

EPA Office Apologizes After Accidental Tweet About Kim Kardashian --...

EPA Office Apologizes After Accidental Tweet About Kim Kardashian -- But the Incident Gets the Attention of a Top Congressional Leader An office of the Environmental Protection Agency apologized after apparently accidentally tweeting Monday about the hot app Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, USA Today reports.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

Detroit Free Press

Rep. John Dingell calls out EPA after Kim Kardashian tweet

Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress, is worried about the EPA and its sudden Kim Kardashian fix.

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

Ag Professional

CLA responds to EPA's "Waters of the U.S." rulemaking

CropLife America expressed concern about the potential impacts of new Clean Water Act proposed regulations on crop protection product applications and agriculture.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

Daily Policy Digest

A Plan to Replace the EPA

Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute, has a five-year plan to replace the Environmental Protection Agency with 50 state agencies.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science

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