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  1. Guidelines an attack on democracy - councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Southland Times

    The Ministry for Primary Industries held a public meeting on Tuesday, to address the proposed introduction of a National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry. Environment Southland councillor Robert Guyton was concerned the proposal seemingly slipped in the permitted planting of genetically modified organisms , without public consultation.

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  2. Water utility: nitrate removal has cost $1.5M since DecemberRead the original story

    54 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The water utility serving 500,000 customers in central Iowa says it has spent more than $1.5 million since December to remove nitrate from the water to keep it within safe drinking limits. Des Moines Water Works draws some water from the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers, both of which have had nitrate levels above the 10 milligrams per liter allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recent months.

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  3. Derby Dems to designate Dugatto againRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Connecticut Post

    ... issues that have been swept under it for years." She said these included reducing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's $4 million penalty for pollution at the fire training center and dump in O'Sullivan's Island to $675,000; beginning a $30 ...

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  4. RiversideRetest setfor sewer siteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Residents' concerns about contamination at a former Riverside sewer plant site have prompted a state agency to seek new soil and groundwater tests, a little more than a year after the same agency declared the site clean. The state Department of Toxic Substances Control told Riverside officials it plans to take more samples on the property and will work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review the cleanup.

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  5. Derby Dems to nominate Dugatto againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    ... issues that have been swept under it for years." She said these included reducing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's $4 million penalty for pollution at the fire training center and dump in O'Sullivan's Island to $675,000; beginning a $30 ...

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  6. Scott Walker Accuses Donald Trump of Using Democratic Talking Points to Attack HimRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker pushed back against attacks leveled at him in recent days by Donald Trump, saying the billionaire is using Democratic attacks to try to throw him off stride in the Republican presidential nomination race.

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  7. Walker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between them. Like many Republicans, the Wisconsin governor is a vocal critic of the agency charged with enforcing the nation's laws against pollution.

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  8. Group airs ad attacking Sen. Burra s opposition to EPA planRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Washington-based environmental advocacy group launched two ads Monday attacking North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to curb emissions from power plants. In the two 30-second ads, the League of Conservation Voters sent a somber message about the effects of air pollution, including a mother discussing her son's asthma and images of family members disappearing from their loved ones.

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  9. Water Cop Slaps SF Muni for Leaky Fuel TanksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency repeatedly broke state underground storage-tank laws and has agreed to a $1.35 million settlement, California's water regulator said Monday. The three-year investigation cited the SFMTA - known in the area as Muni - for violations including failing to monitor underground-tank systems where hazardous substances are stored, a lack of adequate spill-containment response and for failing to perform monthly operator inspections.

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  10. S.F. Muni to pay $525K over latest underground fuel tank violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    The Municipal Transportation Agency will pay $525,000 as part of a settlement for violating leak-protection requirements for underground fuel storage tanks at four Muni yards in San Francisco, state regulators said Monday. The deal announced by the Water Resources Control Board requires the MTA to develop and follow a stringent leak prevention program or face another $375,000 in fines, and to follow it for five years or face an additional $450,000 in penalties.

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  11. News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WBTV

    A Washington-based environmental advocacy group has spent more than $100,000 on two ads attacking North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency's s plan to curb emissions from power plants. The League of Conservation Voters released two 30-second ads today.

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  12. Update To The AMA Petition Against EPA Ethanol PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Motorcycle.com

    On July 22, the AMA had gathered over 25,000 signatures in its petition to the EPA protesting increased ethanol content in gasoline. Today, the AMA delivered 29,379 signatures to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with a stern message in opposition to the agency's proposal to increase the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel.

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  13. Microcystin detected in raw Lake Erie waterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Raw lake water around the intake mechanisms that draw Toledo's drinking water from Lake Erie have shown the first signs this year of the dangerous toxin that can cause liver and kidney damage and resulted in a nearly three-day water crisis last August. Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson updates the current status of Toledo's water to a "Watch" during a press conference tonight at One Government Center.

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  14. Overnight Energy: Clinton avoids KeystoneRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    NO COMMENT: Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton refused to state a position on Keystone XL Monday, saying the Obama administration's review process should be allowed to play itself out. The comment after a speech on her climate change platform in Iowa is just the latest instance of Clinton dodging the question.

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  15. Just two public comments received...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Samoa News

    Only two public comments have been received by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the University of Kentucky's Department of Entomology request for an experimental use permit for "the microbial Wolbachia pipientis, an intracellular bacterial pesticide of insects/mosquitoes" project in American Samoa. The close of business yesterday was the deadline for submission of comments on the federal site, www.regulations.gov website which shows that two public comments were received as of yesterday afternoon.

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  16. Orange air quality alert for ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    You may think the air quality index on the local weather forecast is meant only for people with heart and lung problems. Here's why everyone should pay attention.

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  17. Editorial: Smarter shifts toward a cleaner energy solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star

    File Photo The Clean Power Plan would mandate emissions reduction targets for each state with an interim goal to be achieved between 2020 and 2029, and then a final target to be in place for 2030. A proposed plan to rein in carbon emissions from power plants will mark a major step forward for the U.S.'s role in creating a cleaner energy future.

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

    4 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... sing pollution. Currently the region meets the federal standard for ozone; however, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected at the end of the year to release recommendations for a tougher standard.

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  19. Berkeley Earth endorses Natural gas as a 'bridge fuel'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    From the Frack On department, and their previous endorsement of fracking comes this new paper that suggests we should worry about methane leakage, and just get on with coal to Natural gas conversion. Via press release today from Berkeley Earth: Natural gas can help reduce global warming - even if it modestly delays renewables Can natural gas help us reduce climate change by acting as a bridge fuel away from coal? New research from Berkeley suggests that it can, even if it modestly delays the date at which we switch to renewables.

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  20. Cargill signs White House pledge to attack climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Cargill joined a dozen other big corporations at the White House Monday to sign a pledge to control climate change. The private ceremony, hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry, committed the Minnetonka-based agricultural giant to increasing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to supporting upcoming international negotiations on the issue.

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