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  1. A week of triple-digit temperatures in Salt Lake City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Deseret News

    Forecasters are predicting a heat wave of triple-digit temperatures along the Wasatch Front that has the potential to last for a week. "With the weather the way it's been, we're not getting a lot of air movement and this is really cooking up the ozone," said Donna Kemp Spangler, spokeswoman for the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

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  2. Albemarle and Charlottesville planners tackle Franklin Street slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    Charlottesville Planning Commission members had a rare chance this week to weigh in on an action pending before their counterparts in Albemarle County . "This is the first instance of us [jointly] talking about a county project that has a direct effect on a city neighborhood and other city resources," said Genevieve Keller , a city planning commissioner.

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  3. Environmentalists Wanted $50 Million For This Toxic Spill. They Got $2.5 Million.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | ThinkProgress

    Virginia sent a clear message to polluters on Thursday that it's not really a big deal to dump toxins in the water. At least that's according to environmental advocates, after the state fined Duke Energy $2.5 million for spilling approximately 39,000 tons of toxic coal ash from a facility six miles upstream in North Carolina.

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  4. OR: Questions Linger After First Senate Hearing on Transportation PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mass Transit

    June 24--SALEM -- Hours after Senate leaders unveiled a $343.5 million plan to pay for transportation improvements statewide, lawmakers, lobbyists and others met for the first time Wednesday to try to make sense of it all. But after more than three hours of testimony from some two dozen people and groups -- some angry, some eager -- the new six-member Senate committee charged with reviewing the proposal walked away with nearly as many questions as answers.

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  5. OR: Kate Brown, Senate Democrats Abandon $343.5M Transportation Funding DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mass Transit

    June 25--SALEM -- Democratic leaders said Thursday that they are abandoning a $343.5 million transportation package to pay for road fixes and public transit upgrades, ending a bitter standoff between House and Senate Democrats. The plan -- drafted by a group of eight lawmakers through weeks of secret talks -- aimed to raise an additional $200 million a year in transportation funding through a 4-cent gas tax increase and other measures.

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  6. A contamination historyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Ridenbaugh Press

    A guest opinion from Tami Thatcher, who has written frequently in recent years about the Idaho National Laboratory and related nuclear industry issues. She said that she "was a nuclear safety analyst at INL for several years.

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  7. Coal Miners Under Pressure: Alpha Natural Resources EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Seeking Alpha

    Alpha Natural Resources is the worst-performing coal stock this year, down 80% year-to-date. The same factors that put pressure on other coal miners influenced Alpha Natural Resources' valuation: falling coal prices, big debt and fear of bankruptcy.

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  8. Rockland quarry dump to be filled in fewer than six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    The former limestone quarry that has been used for generations to dispose of a wide range of waste is expected to be filled in fewer than six years. The quarry is used only for demolition debris.

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  9. Calif. Assembly passes tire recycling billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Tire Business

    Approved in the Assembly June 3, AB 1239 would establish a Tire Recycling Incentive Program in California, according to the bill summary on the Assembly website . TRIP would be administered by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and award payments to eligible recipients, including: AB 1239 would require CalRecycle to award $2 per 12 pounds of crumb rubber used by each eligible recipient, and also to allocate $30 million annually for TRIP until the California scrap tire recycling fee on new tires falls below $1.75.

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  10. Texas Leading Challenge to New Smog StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | MyHighPlains.com

    The agency responsible for enforcing environmental laws in Texas is paying a private company $1.65 million to conduct research to challenge forthcoming U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restrictions on ozone pollution, which exacerbates asthma, lung and heart disease. Intent on wringing more smog from the nation's skies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is just months away from imposing new ozone standards meant to lessen pollution from the nation's cars, factories and power plants widely believed to worsen asthma, lung and heart disease.

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  11. Environmental Executive Moves: Alta, Xylem, LanzaTech, Summit, AmyrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Environmental Leader

    ... power utilities, oil and gas companies, and firms focused on transportation, alternative fuels, and waste management. Grieco joins Southern Research from Owens Corning where he was director of innovation for a 70-person science and technology team ...

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  12. The Recycling Industry is Losing Money - and FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Triple Pundit

    ... resources like water and trees, save energy, and prevent pollution. But it also costs millions of dollars. Waste Management and other leading recycling companies recently admitted that more than 2,000 towns and cities are paying to dispose of their ...

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  13. Here are this year's top Arizona-based public companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    Avnet Inc. , the electronic components distributor that has been No. 1 on the Phoenix Business Journal 's Arizona-based Public Companies list since 1998, did it again when the 2015 list was published today.

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  14. Tanker truck crashes, spills asphalt into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Columbian

    A tanker truck driven by a Brush Prairie man jackknifed on Wednesday afternoon and spilled hot asphalt into the Sandy River in Brightwood, Ore. Around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of East Barlow Trail Road and National Forest Development Road 14, where they found a tanker truck with one of its trailers dangling off an embankment.

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  15. Edom Water Supply cancels boil water noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KLTV Tyler

    On June 24, 2015, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required our water system Edom Water Supply Corporation to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform our customers east of Farm Market Road 314 from Highway 64 to Farm Market Road 279 that due to an interruption in service caused by a line break, water needed to be boiled prior to consumption.

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  16. Craft-Turney cancels boil water notice for some Cherokee Co. customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KLTV Tyler

    On June 24, 2015 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No. 0370016 to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform our customers that due to the presence of contaminants or an interruption in service, water from our system must be boiled prior to consumption.

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  17. Whew! Radioactive camera reported lost Thursday on Airline Highway finally found south of I-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ELLYN COUVILLION -- An officer with the State Police uses a Geiger counter alongside the La. 61 Grammercy exit off I-10 early Thursday afternoon to check for the presence of an industrial camera with radioactive material inside that was lost from a commercial truck somewhere along I-10 Thursday morning.

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  18. Rep. Psholka introduces bill intended to raise fine for landfill operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    A Michigan state representative introduced a bill designed to raise the fine for landfill operators who fail to comply with regulations in Michigan on Thursday. Michigan State Representative Al Psholka said, "The bill is in direct consequence of an ongoing odor issue for my constituents.

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  19. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    The State Water Control Board has approved a $2.5-million settlement with Duke Energy stemming from a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in North Carolina. The board made a unanimous decision to endorse the settlement, which was already approved the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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  20. Latest water tests show high levels of TTHM at UM-FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | MLive.com

    Water in some buildings at the University of Michigan's Flint campus showed total trihalomethanes above federal standards in testing earlier this month. Mike Lane, director of Environment, Health and Safety at UM-Flint, said five of 19 buildings showed TTHM levels higher than 80 parts per billion, the type of readings that have put the city in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act since the start of this year.

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