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  1. Ottawa looks to Lima for water back-upRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Putnam County Sentinel

    During City of Lima Mayor David Berger's Sept. 2 media briefing at the New Life Assembly Church at Kibby and Calumet Streets, Lima, Village of Ottawa Mayor Dean Meyer announced that Ottawa is exploring the possibility of hooking up with the Allen County seat's water system.

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  2. eco-briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boulder Weekly

    On Aug. 27, Chief District Judge Ralph R. Erickson for the District of North Dakota filed a preliminary injunction against the Waters of the United States regulation under the Clean Water Act before it was to take effect on Aug. 28. The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a final ruling at the end of June 2015 to change the definition of ... (more)

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  3. Sensing troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boulder Weekly

    In the fight against global warming, both carbon dioxide and methane are known greenhouse gases that effectively trap heat in the earth's atmosphere.

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  4. A toxic legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boulder Weekly

    For decades after the first gold was found near Gold Hill in 1859, Boulder County endured a boom and bust cycle of mining as veins of minerals were discovered, mined and abandoned.

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  5. Lower TTHM levels put Flint in compliance with Safe Drinking Water ActRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The good news on TTHM comes the day after researchers at Virginia Tech published an online report, saying tests show Flint drinking water is "very corrosive" and is "causing lead contamination in homes."

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  6. Unraveling The Mysteries Of American River Salmon And SteelheadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    I wrote this article in December 2014. Unfortunately, the Nimbus Fish Hatchery saw its lowest ever return of adult steelhead, 143 fish, this season after I wrote the article.

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  7. Walker has only 6 talking points; don't confuse him with anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    About this time, a lot of people around the country are wondering, "Why did those idiots in Wisconsin vote for Scott Walker, not just once, but three times?!" I mean, fool me once, shame on you. Fool me three times, shame on...me? Not me personally, but a slim majority of my fellow Wisconsinites.

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  8. Greens, civil rights groups team up on ozone ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    A coalition of environmental and health organizations and a major civil rights group have teamed up to call for stringent new limits on surface-level ozone. The Obama administration is currently reviewing a final rule to set strict new standards for ozone pollution, and it's expected to announce the new limits this fall.

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  9. EPA waste official, contractor head to testify at mine spill hearingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    The head of the Environmental Protection Agency's waste division is among those called on to testify on an August mine spill in Colorado when Congress returns to work next week. Mathy Stanislaus, the assistant administrator of Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response at the EPA, and the president of an EPA contractor are scheduled to appear before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology next Wednesday.

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  10. Bergen Regional cited by federal authorities after violent attacks by patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Federal authorities have cited Bergen Regional Medical Center for workplace violations, saying eight employees have been victims of "violent'' attacks by patients since February, officials said Thursday. Patients have barricaded workers in a room, punched a lab tech trying to draw blood, bit a security guard and assaulted a nurse, who received multiple injuries and was treated in the Paramus hospital's emergency department, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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  11. Now It's Sherwin-Williams' Turn for a Much-Needed New Logo, Right?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Adweek

    Now that Google and Verizon have sparked global design debates by redesigning their logos, it makes sense to ask who should be next. Looking beyond the tech and telecom megacorporations, there's one classic brand logo that nearly every designer - or human with eyes - would like to see reworked: Sherwin-Williams.

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  12. Utah photos showcase pollution during '70s in Smithsonian state fair exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A traveling Smithsonian exhibit will be on display at the Utah State Fair, and it gives an eye-opening look into the American culture and pollution of the 1970s. The "Searching for the Seventies: Documerica Photography Project" was launched in 1971 by the then-newly established U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  13. Kemper power plant overruns climb another $25 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Utility Products

    Mississippi Power Co. said Tuesday it will spend at least another $25 million to finish the power plant it's building in Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.3 billion.

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  14. FPL files to reduce rates, expand energy efficiency programsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Utility Products

    Florida Power & Light Co. plans to reduce electric rates again in 2016 as the company's long-term investments in efficiency , in addition to low fuel prices, continue to generate savings for customers.

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  15. D.C. Court Largely Upholds Loggerhead Sea Turtle Biological OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On August 31, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia largely upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service's Biological Opinion addressing the impacts of seven fisheries on the Northwest Atlantic Distinct Population Segment of loggerhead sea turtles . The plaintiff, an ocean conservation organization, challenged the Service's conclusion in the BiOp that the activities of the seven fisheries are not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of the Northern Atlantic DPS.

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  16. OSHA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Response to Court RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On July 29, 2015, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking clarifying its position on an employer's obligation to make and maintain "accurate" records of each recordable injury and illness throughout the five year period during which an employer is required to keep the records. OSHA issued this proposed rule in response to a 2012 federal court decision authorization for OSHA to cite an employer for a record-keeping violation more than six months after the recording failure.

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  17. Let's ease up on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her micro-maternity leavesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, has announced she'll take a very short maternity leave after the birth of her twins and plans to work throughout the leave. Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, has announced she'll take a very short maternity leave after the birth of her twins and plans to work throughout the leave.

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  18. September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    It's no longer a question of whether we'll have autonomous or self-driving cars and trucks. Of course we're not there yet, not by a long shot.

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  19. Facility Smart Grid Information Model Standard Under Public ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    The standard, BSR/ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, has a 60-Day Public Review Period from Aug. 7, 2015, to Oct. 6, 2015. The Standard 201 Facility Smart Grid Information Model is now in its public review period.

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  20. OSHA - Contractors and confined spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contractor

    August 3, 2015: effective date for the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration final rules for working in confined spaces. Do these apply to you? You be the judge, but know you will be judged by OSHA if you get sideways with the regulations and you or an employee is injured, or worse, while on the job.

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