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  1. EPA Moves Ahead With Water Protection Rule Despite Court RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | MSNBC

    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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  2. McCain Thrilled About Clean Water Act Injunction, but Critics Say He's Just Playing...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Phoenix New Times

    While Arizona Senator John McCain is " pleased " that a federal judge in North Dakota issued an injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Rule, his critics some of whom have their own, separate concerns about the ruling say his reasoning is just another example of how he plays politics with the environment. McCain has always been a vocal critic of the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers' Clean Water Rule, which redefines what "waters of the United States" fall under the Clean Water Act, calling it another example of federal overreach that it will stifle industry across the state.

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  3. Zac Brown Featured on New Avicii Album, Due Out October 2Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Senate Environment a... The Nebraska soccer team's Jaylyn Odermann captured a spot on CollegeSoccer360.com's Primetime Performers Honor Roll for Division I, announced by the site on Thurs... - The Seattle Mariners relieved Jack Zduriencik of his general manager duties Friday.The decision was likely prompted by the Mariners failure to see a playoff ... -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted some of the paid speeches that President Bill Clinton asked the State Department about were "unusual r... -- Ed Sheeran is the one who introduced actress Courteney Cox to her fiance, Johnny McDaid of the band Snow Patrol.

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  4. Dog Survives Being Shot in the Mouth by Ex-Boyfriend Who Beat Owner, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Senate Environment a... The Nebraska soccer team's Jaylyn Odermann captured a spot on CollegeSoccer360.com's Primetime Performers Honor Roll for Division I, announced by the site on Thurs... - The Seattle Mariners relieved Jack Zduriencik of his general manager duties Friday.The decision was likely prompted by the Mariners failure to see a playoff ... -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted some of the paid speeches that President Bill Clinton asked the State Department about were "unusual r... -- Ed Sheeran is the one who introduced actress Courteney Cox to her fiance, Johnny McDaid of the band Snow Patrol.

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  5. Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set to go into effect. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota and 12 other states halting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

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  6. EPA's Fracking Study Draws Criticism from the PublicRead the original story

    25 min ago | Common Dreams

    Today is the deadline to submit public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to their highly controversial study about fracking's impact on drinking water . Food & Water Watch, Environmental Action, Breast Cancer Action and other advocacy groups delivered nearly 100,000 comments asking the EPA to redo their study with a higher level of scrutiny and oversight.

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  7. San Pablo: Rumrill Sports Park will open with ceremony Sept. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Rothberg; Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia; the regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Jared Blumenfeld; a representative of the California State Parks; and others. Feminism is enjoying a pop culture resurgence ...

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  8. Three Mile Island fails to secure energy-sale contract, threatening plant's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The York Daily Record

    Three Mile Island was unable to land a contract to sell its electricity on the grid for 2018-2019, leaving questions about the plant's future in a competitive energy market. Here's some info on the recent PJM auction and what the lost business means for the Exelon-owned power plant and the 700 people who work there.

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  9. UC hosts conference on widely used pesticide threatened with prohibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Daily Democrat

    The name is difficult to pronounce, but based on studies, it appears as though neonicotinoid pesticides are at the center of a global storm and could be reason for the deaths of millions of honeybees. At least that's what's believed elsewhere.

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  10. Judge's ruling against EPA on water rule a victory for golf, superinteRead the original story

    52 min ago | Golf World

    A federal judge issued a temporary injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency enacting the Clean Water Rule in 13 states, a victory for golf, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America said. "We're excited about it," Rhett Evans, CEO of GCSAA, said Friday.

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  11. EPA: Soil on Navajo Nation trending to pre-spill conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    NENAHNEZAD, N.M. >> The concentration of metals in the San Juan River on the Navajo Nation is returning to what it was before the release of toxic sludge from a gold mine reached the reservation, federal officials said Friday. The U.S. Environmental Protection agency released new data of surface water and soil samples from nearly a dozen locations on the Navajo Nation.

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  12. 4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowoutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday it plans a hearing on Sept.

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  13. Hillary Clinton Defends Bill Clinton's 'Unusual' Paid Speech Vetting RequestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    So i... -- The Federal Drug Administration issued an alert on Friday, warning about certain types of Type 2 Diabetes treatments causing severe and debilitating joint pain... Last June's church shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina hit very close to home for Darius Rucker He tells Rolling Stone, "My s... - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted some of the paid speeches that President Bill Clinton asked the State Department about were "unusual requests" but defended the process used to vet her husband's speeches.

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  14. Women Who Survived 5 Days in Wilderness: 'We're Too Young to Die'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Senate Environment a... The Nebraska soccer team's Jaylyn Odermann captured a spot on CollegeSoccer360.com's Primetime Performers Honor Roll for Division I, announced by the site on Thurs... - The Seattle Mariners relieved Jack Zduriencik of his general manager duties Friday.The decision was likely prompted by the Mariners failure to see a playoff ... -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter said now that he holds the Pentagon's top job, he is very careful with his email. "I'm extremely careful about it," Carter said du... -- Ever since Miley Cyrus started opening up about her fluid sexuality, there's been a lot of talk about whom she's dating.

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  15. Dem chairwoman calls on GOP lawmaker to resign over EPA fineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVC

    State Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini is calling on Republican state Rep. Andy Holt to resign over alleged environmental violations at his northwestern Tennessee hog farm. The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking up to $177,500 in fines against Holt for discharging a total of more than 860,000 gallons of waste water from lagoons on the farm without the proper permits.

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  16. California Climate Bills Could Set A High Bar For The Rest Of The CountryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    As states prepare to develop plans for meeting new greenhouse gas standards from the Environmental Protection Agency, they might look to California as an example of what's possible. Right now, the California legislature is considering two bills, SB 32 and 350 , which would allow the state to meet interim climate goals that Gov. Jerry Brown established through an executive order in April.

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  17. Kernels - Friday, August 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    The Court ruled the NSA program was within the bounds of the Patriot Act. If you recall the program was brought to light by revelations from expatriot Edward Snowden, who fled to Russia.

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  18. Wisconsin AG argues water rule injunction applies nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Attorney General Brad Schimel is arguing that a federal court ruling blocking new Environmental Protection Agency water pollution regulations should apply nationwide. The EPA says the rules clarify which waterways fall under federal protection.

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  19. Obama taking climate message to the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    President Obama is bringing his climate change message to the Arctic Circle, White House officials said Friday, previewing his trip to Alaska. Obama's trip next week is part of his "broader and longer-term effort" to speak about climate change and highlight how to prevent it, Obama's senior climate adviser, Brian Deese, told reporters.

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  20. Environmental groups call for change after wastewater spillRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Environmental groups are calling for updates to Hawaii's wastewater systems in the wake of two beach closures due to sewage from a treatment plant spilling near the ocean. A million gallons of treated but not yet disinfected wastewater spilled from the East Honolulu Wastewater Treatment plant, closing Sandy Beach and its surroundings Thursday.

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