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  1. Deal reached between Michigan, Enbridge over 2010 oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Northern Michigan News

    A company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history will restore or create 300 acres of wetlands as part of a sweeping agreement with the state to improve the Kalamazoo River watershed in southwestern Michigan. A settlement filed Tuesday in Calhoun County court requires Enbridge Energy to keep monitoring the impacts of the spill, which released more than 800,000 gallons of oil from a broken pipeline in 2010.

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  2. Climate expert John Christy: U.S. emission cuts won't make differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Alabama Live

    Climate expert John Christy of Huntsville told a congressional hearing on Wednesday that no matter what the U.S. does to curtail fossil fuel emissions, it will make virtually no difference. Dr. John Christy, Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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  3. Gov. Kate Brown's 'clean fuels' albatross: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | OregonLive.com

    In March, Gov. Kate Brown signed the 2015 Legislature's worst bill , SB324, a politically costly measure that resurrected an environmentally useless program. The governor has since been working to undo the inevitable consequences of that decision.

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  4. NDA: Second Case of Bird Flu Confirmed in NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KHGI

    The department, in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, found the second case of H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial layer flock near the farm where the initial case was discovered. Both farms are located in Dixon County and owned by the same producer.

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  5. Michigan, Enbridge Reach Deal over 2010 Oil SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Insurance Journal West

    A company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history will restore or create 300 acres of wetlands as part of a sweeping agreement to improve the Kalamazoo River watershed in southwestern Michigan, state officials said. A settlement between the state and Enbridge Energy filed in Calhoun County court, nearly five years after a broken pipeline released more than 800,000 gallons of oil , requires the company to continue to monitor the impacts of the spill on the environment.

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  6. Environmental Notes - May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | JD Supra

    The severe drought in Virginia in 2002 saw several localities nearly exhaust available public water supplies and reenergized public policy concerns about Virginia's water resources and their proper and sustainable management. This led the General Assembly to mandate the development of local and state water supply plans to ensure better planning and coordination of use of available surface water and groundwater supplies.

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  7. S&P 500 Analyst Moves: SRCLRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | MarketNewsVideo

    The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Stericycle is now the #86 analyst pick, moving up by 2 spots.

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  8. Carbon credits don't equal pollution reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Portland Tribune

    Supporters of Oregon's low-carbon fuel standard offered a simple promise as lawmakers considered legislation to make the program permanent earlier this year. The standard would reduce carbon emissions from transportation fuel in the state by 10 percent over the next decade, through a combination of cleaner biofuels blended into gas and diesel, as well as credits to incentivize alternatives such as propane-fueled vehicles.

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  9. Thursday 5/14 Insider Buying Report: RESI, HDSNRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | MarketNewsVideo

    Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.

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  10. Fired sewer plant manager claims he's a whistleblower, sues Canby for $870KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | OregonLive.com

    A former Canby sewer plant manager is suing the city for more than $870,000 claiming it retaliated against him when he refused to sign off on documents needed to obtain a wastewater discharge permit. Darvin Tramel claimed the city also violated the state's whistleblower protection law when it fired him last year, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Clackamas County Circuit Court .

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  11. NO. 2979Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Observer & Eccentric

    THE CITY OF LIVONIA ORDAINS: Section 1. Definitions. Whenever used in this Ordinance, except when otherwise indicated by the context, the following terms shall have the following meanings: "Act 94" means Act 94, Public Acts of Michigan, 1933, as amended.

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  12. University of Houston researchers: Climate change helped to reduce ozone levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This graph shows days in which ozone levels in Aldine exceeded EPA standards during a one-hour period over the past 23 years , contrasted with number of hours of... view more Researchers at the University of Houston have determined that climate change - in the form of a stronger sea breeze, the result of warmer soil temperatures - contributed to the drop in high-ozone days in the Houston area. The researchers describe their findings in a paper published this week in the journal Atmosphere .

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  13. Recycling and waste have $6.7 billion economic impact in OhioRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Recycling Today

    ... says Kathy Trent, chairman of the Ohio Chapter of the NWRA and director of government affairs for Waste Management Inc., Houston. "Our industry contributes to our state economy in many ways: through high-paying jobs, the combined payroll of our ...

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  14. Casella Waste Systems Upgraded to Outperform at Raymond JamesRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm currently has a $7.00 target price on the stock. Raymond James' price target suggests a potential upside of 29.15% from the stock's previous close.

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  15. Pall Life Sciences to be acquired by Danaher as part of $13.8B saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | MLive.com

    Pall Corporation owns the Pall Life Sciences site-formerly known as Gellman Sciences-west of Ann Arbor. Pall shut down operations at the site in 2013, but is still responsible for cleanup of a plume of 1,4-dioxane that affect's the area's groundwater .

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  16. ISA idles auto shredderRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Recycling Today

    The scrap metal recycling company Industrial Services of America Inc. , headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced it is idling its auto shredder in Louisville, effective immediately. In making the announcement, the company says the "warm" idle is in response to current market conditions, primarily related to ferrous price volatility and lower ferrous volumes.

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  17. Bird flu hits Nebraska; 16th state affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New York Daily News

    The fast-spreading avian flu virus was confirmed for the first time in Nebraska, at a commercial egg-laying farm that housed a flock of 1.7 million chickens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday. The case in Dixon County, Nebraska, brings the number of states affected by the outbreak to 16, and the U.S. tally of birds that have either died or will be killed to 32 million.

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  18. Public Notice - City of Mount Vernon - 5/14/2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    APPLICATION. City of Mount Vernon, P.O. Box 597, Mount Vernon, Texas 75457, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to renew Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit No.

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  19. Waste Management starts construction on CNG fleet fueling facilitiyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Advocate

    Waste Management of Louisiana has started construction on a compressed natural gas facility in Walker that will fuel its trucks servicing Livingston Parish and the rest of the greater Baton Rouge area. Waste Management announced in February 2014 it would begin a conversion of its truck fleet in the Baton Rouge area to CNG in the fourth quarter of 2014 and the project was anticipated to last six to eight months.

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  20. Glass recycling takes a hit nationwide -- but still urged in Erie areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Erie Times News

    Local recycling officials say they are continuing to encourage residents to recycle glass along with paper, plastic and cans, even though companies across the U.S. that handle recyclables are finding glass increasingly expensive to handle. David Steiner, chief executive of Waste Management Inc., said in March that recycling revenue for the nation's largest trash hauler fell $70 million in the first three months of 2015.

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