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  1. Mixed bag in Texas' court challenges of Obama's EPARead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    Nearly two dozen Texas challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the current administration have yielded a mixed bag. The Austin American-Statesman reviewed the status of 23 actions filed by the Texas attorney general's office since 2009, when President Barack Obama took office.

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  2. Mixed bag in Texas' court challenges of Obama's EPARead the original story

    14 min ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Nearly two dozen Texas challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the current administration have yielded a mixed bag. The Austin American-Statesman reviewed the status of 23 actions filed by the Texas attorney general's office since 2009, when President Barack Obama took office.

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  3. Colorado mining disaster shows Maine was right to reject mining rules - againRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... as the disaster at the Gold King Mine in Colorado has unfolded. On Aug. 5, 2015, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency team removed debris that was blocking an old mine shaft at the Gold King Mine and caused a major mining waste spill. This and ...

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  4. Rep. Gohmert speaks to Cherokee Rose Republican WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gilmer Mirror

    U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert told an audience of about 50 persons at the Cherokee Rose Republican Women's monthly meeting Monday night that regulating immigration is "not a matter of racism," but of "enforcing the law." During a 98-minute presentation, Gohmert touched on numerous issues ranging from America's proposed deal wtih Iran to how he believes the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new regulation of carbon emissions could force Texas power plants to close.

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  5. More than 1,500 acres to be preserved and restored by NIPSCORead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nuvo.net

    ... the acquisition and restoration of several local properties. NIPSCO is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. "The protection of our region's natural environment is not only ...

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  6. Chipping in on the climate-change discussion - redux | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    I see that my July 10 Redmond Reporter letter, "The Marxist-Progressive Church of Climate Change," compelled an Aug. 10 response from Mr. Doug Chapin , who is defending this faith-based energy policy. Let me respond in kind to Mr. Doug Chapin's points.

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  7. Strategies for Mold PreventionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | East Texas Review

    Warning: chmod(): Operation not permitted in on line 538 Warning: file_put_contents : failed to open stream: Permission denied in on line 539 Warning: chmod(): Operation not permitted in on line 540 Warning: touch(): Utime failed: Operation not permitted in on line 544 Mold - it's not a fun subject, but it's a serious one - even in the summertime. Flash flooding from summer storms can cause standing water around buildings.

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  8. EXCHANGE: Shorewood event studies river life, water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    John Orbon 's children were dazzled by the sight of crayfish, fingernail clams and suckerfish - all pulled from the DuPage River in Shorewood. His children watched as members of the Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition and Midwest Biodiversity Institute gathered them to study their physical characteristics.

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  9. Environment: Texas study says kids exposed to highway pollution have lower gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

    A new children's health study by researchers at the University of Texas at El Paso reinforces existing evidence that exposure to toxic air pollution from cars and trucks has a big effect on school performance. The UTEP study found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs.

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  10. Part three of a seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Republican Journal

    Thousands of Maine children and hundreds of thousands across the country are being exposed to poisonous lead paint because a federal law designed to protect them is barely being enforced. The 2010 law, the " Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule ," requires that contractors must be trained in and follow lead-safe practices that prevent the spread of lead particles during home renovations.

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  11. Be proactive when dealing with mold and mildewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Flash flooding from summer storms can cause standing water around buildings. Flooding and leaks are the leading causes of mold in homes, and recent studies show that approximately 50 percent of all homes have been affected with moisture problems leading to mold issues.

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  12. Advance historic page from December 11, 1980: Attorney General claims lax pollution enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SILive.com

    State Attorney General Robert Abrams intends to start legal action against what he terms lax enforcement of pollution regulations by federal environmental officials. Abrams warns U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials he will file suit if they further relax pollution standards for coal-burning power plants in other states.

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  13. Responsibility for Gold King Mine spill belongs at the top of the EPARead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    There has been an alarming lack of information disclosed by the Environmental Protection Agency concerning Gold King mine spill. Having spent much of my professional career in mine and environmental reclamation, Rep. J. Paul Brown and I decided to visit the Gold King site to assess the blowout and current situation.

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  14. Lisa Wozniak: Attorney General Schuette stands in way of cleaner air, waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | MLive.com

    Earlier this month, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette quietly signed Michigan on to a federal lawsuit to block the Clean Power Plan. While this is par for the course for an attorney general who has a track record of opposing the Environmental Protection Agency, Schuette's decision to challenge this landmark effort to clean up our air and water is truly disappointing and raises some serious questions about his motives.

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  15. Ar EndorsesTIME for New Blood in FloridaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Over the past several years, Floridians have seen more than their share of disasters. Hurricanes, recession and an ecological disaster of monumental proportions have dealt severe blows - but the economic devastation of these events pale in comparison to the manmade disaster looming on our horizon.

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  16. Air Force should lead, not fight well cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The U.S. Air Force seems to be speaking out of both sides of its mouth when it comes to cleaning up contaminated wells at Pease. After publicly committing to comply with a federal order to clean up the contaminated wells, it now appears the Air Force intends to fight it.

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  17. Algae drives down property values on Lake ChamplainRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... roads and parking lots and discharges from municipal wastewater treatment plants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this month set a new pollution reduction goal for the Vermont side of the Lake Champlain and state officials said they were ...

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  18. EPA Arrogance Knows No BoundsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Many West Virginians and Ohioans are as worried about the Environmental Protection Agency's new water rules as they are concerning the agency's assault on the coal industry and reasonably priced electricity. So when a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the water rules last week, it was good news.

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  19. EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court rulingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | KDWN

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. The EPA says the rule, which took effect Friday in more than three dozen states, will safeguard drinking water for millions of Americans.

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  20. Rule could impact area landfillRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Messenger

    A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to reduce methane emissions would affect the regional landfill near Fort Dodge - but not right away. Currently, the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency's landfill south of Fort Dodge is below that threshold, said Interim Director Cindy Turkle.

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