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  1. Nearly $80 Million Needed To Protect Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region. An organization that lobbies for increased Great Lakes funding says that number comes from a recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report on the nation's water infrastructure.


  2. N.J. joins other states in suing Volkswagen for emissions fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Examiner.com

    New Jersey has joined three other states actively pursuing Volkswagen in court over the Dieselgate emissions standard. Reuters said yesterday that the state claims VW has committed massive consumer fraud and has violated clean air laws.


  3. In Flint, government failed its ...Read the original story

    38 min ago | Journal

    ... it. State officials knew there was a concern, but issued no orders to deal with it. And U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials warned there was a risk to the public's health, but took no decisive action to eliminate it. Precisely. Local ...


  4. DDT: 'Silent Spring' has not been 'thoroughly debunked'Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Oregonian

    ... flags Carson raised and further scientific research, the use of DDT was banned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after 1972. DDT had been implicated in eggshell thinning in bald eagles and, coincidence or not, after the ban, bald eagle ...


  5. Is Cheap Gas a Bad Thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Foundation for Economic Education

    Remember peak oil ? Remember when oil prices were $140 a barrel and Goldman Sachs predicted they would soon reach $200 ? Now, the latest news is that oil prices have gone up all the way to $34 a barrel . Last fall, Goldman Sachs predicted prices would fall to $20 a barrel, which other analysts argued was "no better than its prior predictions," but in fact they came a lot closer to that than to $200.


  6. Ohio anti-fracking activists miss the mark on climate change, methane regulations: Jackie...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

    Guest columnist Jackie Stewart is the State Director for Energy In Depth-Ohio . She lives in Northeast Ohio, with her husband and son.


  7. State To Hold 1st Public Meeting On Federal Clean Power PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources has scheduled its first of several meetings to help develop a state plan to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The federal Clean Power Plan requires states to submit a plan outlining how it plans on complying with EPA's plan or to request an extension by Sept.


  8. Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WRAL.com

    ... 33 of the country's 48 continental states have coal-ash impoundments, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Utilities in Georgia and Virginia say EPA rules that took effect last year are the reason they're closing all their coal-ash ...


  9. At Cleveland Water, drinking-water safety is our top priority: Alex MargeviciusRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The Garrett A. Morgan raw water pump station, part of the Cleveland Division of Water, photographed in 2012 as upgrades were being made. Water division officials take multiple steps to guard Cleveland drinking water from lead contamination, writes Interim Commissioner Alex Margevicius.


  10. Letter: Humans are EPAa s collateral damageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    If ordinary working-class Americans think the Environmental Protection Agency is protecting us and our children, we are deluded. We are not only the wrong demographic, we are the wrong species.


  11. Sunday Morninga s Top StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Albuquerque police are trying to piece together the chain of events before and after a deadly shooting. APD said officer got a call about two men fighting near Yale and Gibson on Friday night.


  12. Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... said in a decision that could lend impetus to efforts to ban the chemical.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that imidacloprid, a nicotine-imitating... An insecticide widely used on grains, vegetables, fruit and other crops ...


  13. Choking the planet: The problem with plasticRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste. The world is addicted to plastic.


  14. Two-year stormwater tank project will extend Riverfront Park, close road - Sun, 07 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... it builds in the work to stop pollutants from going into the river, as mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Much of Spokane's wastewater system is made up of combined sewers that handle both stormwater and sanitary sewage. When it ...


  15. County officials weighing feasibility of converting school buses to CNGRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Commercial

    Several Lake County School Board members said this week they are interested in evaluating the feasibility of converting its diesel fuel powered buses to compressed natural gas to possibly save money in fuel costs.


  16. Lavender hill to be closed in August - MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    From August this year, the infamous Lavender Hill which has been a dump site for untreated human excreta into the sea will be completely closed down according to President John Mahama. The President made this announcement during a ceremony on Friday, February 5, to distribute some waste treatment machines and equipment.


  17. Editorial: Fracking bad for FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... sources at risk of contamination from high-pressure pumping. A study last year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that up to 18,000 gallons of chemicals - including hydrochloric acid and methanol - are typically injected in each ...


  18. The nation in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... year may have dumped more than 880 thousand pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas ...


  19. Newtown Florist Club leader ushers new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times

    Rose Johnson moderates conversation at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Aug. 27, 2015. Law enforcement from around Hall County met with Newtown Florist Club to discuss racial profiling as part of new community conversations.


  20. Tests show few high lead readings in Ohio villagea s waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been testing water in the rural area of Mahoning County for about two weeks since notifying residents in Sebring that unsafe levels of lead were found in some water samples.