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  1. EPA: No CUC violation in drinking water regs in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Saipan Tribune

    The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. did not violate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's water regulations in 2016, according to EPA inspector John Tinger. In his declaration, Tinger stated that CUC reported compliance with all primary drinking water quality standards in 2016 and did not have any case of exceeding total coliform standards in 2016.

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  2. Red states are acting on climate change - without calling it climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned . He and members of his Cabinet have questioned the established science of climate change , and his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has sued the EPA many times and regularly sided with the fossil fuel industry .

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  3. Physician fired for health warning diesRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | NewsReview.com

    ... decades. In 1990 under a different mayor the city signed a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promising to set aside $1 million over a 10-year period to address the arsenic problem, notify water customers of the problem, ...

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  4. Report: Hotel near Mount Rushmore faces more problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Greenville Sun

    The owner of a hotel near Mount Rushmore has bigger problems than just a potential shutdown of his septic system by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report published Sunday. Mark Arend, of St. Paul, Minnesota, owner of The Lodge at Mount Rushmore, also owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes, and a lawsuit by Pennington County alleging that he violated septic system laws is due to go to trial next month, The Rapid City Journal reported Sunday .

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  5. Idaho dairy eyed after residents discover tainted waterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

    State officials are investigating claims that a south-central Idaho dairy pumped manure into a canal, and tests are being conducted on water coming from faucets in nearby homes where residents are complaining the water is discolored and has a bad odor. 4 Bros.

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  6. Scott Pruitt Vows Rapid, "Aggressive" Attack on EPA RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OpEdNews

    Demonstrators hold signs at a rally to stop the appointment of Scott Pruitt for the EPA. ) Newly confirmed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt on Saturday vowed quick and "aggressive" gutting of Obama-era regulations addressing climate change and the nation's waterways.

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  7. It's been almost three years since Flint's water crisis began. What have we learned?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | WNED

    In 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan changed the source of its water from the city of Detroit to the Flint River. But in the transition to river water, officials didn't implement proper anti-corrosion measures.

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  8. Utah students organize public hearing on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Hundreds of Utah residents crowded a Capitol meeting room Thursday to support an informal public hearing for a resolution recognizing a consensus on climate change. Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, agreed to host the members of the public after his resolution to "expresses commitment to create and support solutions and studies to address the causes and effects of climate change" was blocked by the Senate Environmental Resources Committee.

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  9. Indiana to provide free water testing to school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Times reports that school districts interested in participating in the voluntary program will need to complete a questionnaire that the authority will use to prioritize the extent of sampling needed in each district.

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  10. Gov. Justice requests authority for state worker furloughsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Gov. Jim Justice is calling for legislation to give him authority to furlough state workers to help address the government's budget deficits. The recently elected Democratic governor earlier proposed tapping the state's rainy day fund to close a projected $123 million gap in the current fiscal year.

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  11. High levels of manganese found on Chicago's far South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... pollution monitors around their properties' perimeter. S.H. Bell Co. also rejected a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency request for monitoring equipment, prompting the EPA to sue the company in federal court last year. Now S.H. Bell Co. is ...

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  12. Trump has more white males than any first cabinet in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Weekend

    Trump's administration isn't very diverse. The fact that he enjoys so many photo ops with black celebrities like Kanye West, Steve Harvey and Don King make it glaringly obvious, he's not serious about diversity either.

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  13. Portland Water Bureau changes approach to treating lead in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The Portland Water Bureau will ask the City Council to try treating the area's drinking water to reduce the amount of lead leaching from pipes, a recommendation that pivots from the city's previous insistence such treatment was unnecessary. Portland's water from the Bull Run watershed has a low enough pH level that it can leach lead from old pipes and fixtures.

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  14. George F. Will: 'Big government' is ever growing, on the slyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    In 1960, when John Kennedy was elected president, America's population was 180 million and it had approximately 1.8 million federal bureaucrats . Fifty-seven years later, with seven new Cabinet agencies, and myriad new sub-Cabinet agencies , and a slew of matters on the federal policy agenda that were virtually absent in 1960 , and with a population of 324 million, there are only about 2 million federal bureaucrats.

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  15. Sunday Toons of the Academy Award-Winning MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

    Trump issues radical new deportation policies, disturbing anti-Semitic crimes are rising, and much more. Guest: Wendy Feliz of the American Immigration Council... What to expect from the EPA after rushed confirmation of EPA-enemy Scott Pruitt; 3 fossil fuel explosions, 2 weeks; AK natgas pipeline leak; PLUS: New U.S. wind energy record... False claims of 'terror' in Sweden and false 'voter fraud' in New Hampshire may be funny, but Trump's fake news is deadly serious... "This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine," says Trump.

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  16. 'Big goverment' is ever-growing, on the sly: George WillRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    In 1960, when John Kennedy was elected president, America's population was 180 million and it had approximately 1.8 million federal bureaucrats . Fifty-seven years later, with seven new Cabinet agencies, and myriad new sub-Cabinet agencies , and a slew of matters on the federal policy agenda that were virtually absent in 1960 , and with a population of 324 million, there are only about 2 million federal bureaucrats.

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  17. This is what America looked like before the EPA cleaned it upRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    It wasn't pretty In 1970, Republican President Richard Nixon signed an executive order creating the United States Environmental Protection Agency . It was a time when pollution made many of our nation's rivers and streams unsafe for fishing or swimming.

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  18. Del Stone Jr.: What would life be like without the Epa?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Newly elected U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, responding to the urgent demands of his constituents that their water and air be contaminated with PCBs, carcinogens and pesticides, has filed a bill to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  19. EPA Employees Used Gov't Purchase Cardto Spend $14,985 on Fitness MembershipsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    EPA Employees Used Gov't Purchase Card to Spend $14,985 on Fitness Memberships Washington Free Beacon, by Ali Meyer Environmental Protection Agency employees used their government purchase cards to spend $14,985 on fitness memberships, according to an audit by the inspector general of the agency. With the goal of assessing the risk of illegal, improper, and erroneous purchases made on the EPAA s purchase card, the auditors evaluated 18 transactions totaling $48,345 and found that none of them complied with any of the internal controls that were tested.

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  20. Five takeaways from the Scott Pruitt emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hill

    A liberal group this week released thousands of pages of emails, obtained under an open records law, detailing communications between new Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt and various energy and conservative interests. The emails painted a picture of an office that went out of its way to coordinate with the fossil fuel and conservative organizations.

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