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  1. Next steps for Grand Rapids whitewater before construction in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Re-creation of the Grand River rapids through downtown could be underway two years from now pending permits and funding, according to a city administrator. A city steering committee is recommending that a temporary public-private entity be created to work with the Trust for Public Land on removing existing dams and putting boulders back into the riverbed.

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  2. NVDaily update: Strasburg issues drought watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Virginia Daily

    The town encourages people, including private well users, to begin voluntary water conservation actions. All users should cut back on or eliminate outside watering and take other steps to reduce consumption.

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  3. South County Remains Split Over SewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBND-AM Bend

    It's still unclear whether a majority of south county residents support moving forward with the formation of a sewer district. The Deschutes County Planning Commission held a meeting to gauge public opinion, last week.

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  4. Water boil advisory lifted at Texas baseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    Military personnel living at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi had to wait two days longer than the rest of the city to stop boiling their tap water because a water sample on base had tested positive for bacteria. Fifi Kieschnick, a public affairs officer for the base, said the base does its own water quality testing, which is why the boil advisory wasn't lifted Saturday night when the citywide advisory expired.

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  5. The unsung heroes in our wildfire fightRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hill

    This summer, wildfire threats abound across the West. States like California can barely call it a fire "season" anymore.

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  6. Infocast's 4th Lone Star State Water Summit Comes to Austin this SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Infocast's 4th Lone Star Water Summit is coming to the Hilton in Austin, TX this September 9 - September 10, 2015. The event will primarily focus on key financiers and project developers gathering to discuss the P3 opportunities in Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Texas.

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  7. Ozone alert declared Tuesday for the Baton Rouge regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The state Department of Environmental Quality has declared an ozone action day because air pollution could get high enough in the afternoon to cause health problems for some people in the Baton Rouge region. Parishes involved in the Tuesday's alert include East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Ascension and Pointe Coupee.

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  8. Southbridge council to finance airport sewer tie-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Item Extra

    ... Chairman Esteban Carrasco Jr. argued that the town needed to reduce its financial reliance on the Vermont waste management company, while at the same time address a need to provide infrastructure for the nearby airport's terminal building and diner. ...

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  9. DEQ says scrapping some mandatory reports could save timeRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says it could shed lots of busy work if lawmakers scrapped a dozen mandatory reports the department deems unnecessary. The Lansing State Journal reports the DEQ estimates that if the reports were handled by one full-time employee it would take that worker more than 33 weeks to complete.

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  10. Michigan-made pesticide Zequanox adds muscle to war on zebra musselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The history of the zebra mussel invasion reads like the victory march of a conquering power: The United Kingdom fell in the 1820s. Sweden fell in the 1920s.

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  11. EPEAT: Moving the Electronics Market Toward Green StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Triple Pundit

    Environmental standards often aren't the first thing we think about when hunting for a new computer. We may check to see if it's well made, whether it uses a lot of energy to run and whether the manufacturer has a good rep.

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  12. Malfunction at water plant temporarily impacts quality; still safe for drinkingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The city of Tyler issued a water quality warning Monday evening, but officials said the problem is fixed and the water is safe for human consumption. Greg Morgan, managing director of utilities and public works, said a pump failed at the city's Lake Palestine Plant about 6 a.m. Monday, when it stopped feeding Alum - a chemical used to clear out suspended particles in the water - into the water.

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  13. City of Tyler issues water quality noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality sets minimum water quality standards for public drinking water. One of these standards is a turbidity limit.

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  14. Waste Not: Items that you thought were recyclable, but aren'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    One of the biggest ways to ensure successful curbside recycling is to sort correctly. Although recycling programs are able to accept more and more items, there are many misconceptions about what needs to be kept out of the bin.

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  15. Hot and hazy: Ozone alert declared for Tuesday in the Baton Rouge regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Advocate

    The state Department of Environmental Quality declared Tuesday an ozone action day because air pollution could get high enough in the afternoon to cause health problems for some people in the Baton Rouge region. Parishes involved in the alert include East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Ascension and Pointe Coupee.

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  16. Notice of Acute Surface Water Turbidity ViolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KYTX-TV News

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality sets minimum water quality standards for public drinking water. One of these standards is a turbidity limit.

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  17. Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Equipment Market- Global...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SBWire

    Increasing levels of radiationarecausing harm to human health globally. According to the United States Environment Protection Agency , radioactive materials produce ionizing radiation on decaying, which can damage the living tissues in human body.

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  18. DEQ to hold meeting on Chickahominy RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the New Kent Heritage Public Library to discuss the water quality standards of the Lower Chickahominy River and its Tributaries in New Kent, Charles City, and James City Counties. According to data found by the DEQ the Lower Chickahominy River and its tributaries do not meet Virginia's water quality standards.

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  19. Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash DividendRead the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    The Board intends to review the quarterly dividend each October, with a long-term objective of increasing the amount of the dividend. Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets.

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  20. Waste Connections Reports Second Quarter 2015 ResultsRead the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    Revenue in the second quarter was in the prior year period. Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP measure, excludes the impact of items such as impairments and other operating charges or gains, and acquisition-related costs, as shown in the detailed reconciliation in the attached table.

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