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  1. Tank leaks fuel oil in heavy rain in NW Ohio communityRead the original story

    11 min ago | The Review

    A leak from an underground fuel oil tank in a northwest Ohio community has officials monitoring for potential effects on nearby residents' wells. The Wood County Health District says heavy rains caused oil to leak from the tank onto the ground in a residential area of Lake Township.


  2. Dredge spoils dump plan spurs discontent on Sauvie Island - Friday, 03 July 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Newberg Graphic

    ... - is located within the Portland Harbor Superfund site, an area identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as contaminated by industrial pollution. However, in response to a question about the toxicity of the dredge material, Helms said ...


  3. Coal waste clean-up of Wollangambe River to take 'many weeks', EPA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    The collapse of a wall of coal waste at the Clarence Colliery into part of the Wollangambe River is expected to take "many weeks" to clean up, the NSW Environment Protection Agency said. The EPA described the pollution of the river near the Blue Mountains town of Lithgow as a "serious environmental incident" involving tonnes of so-called coal fines.


  4. Australian packaging industry falling short of recycling goal, may cut targetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australia's packaging industry is considering cutting its recycling goal after an internal review found imports of plastics were far higher than previously thought, leaving waste reuse falling further shy of targets. The Australian Packaging Covenant, which covers some 900 companies and the state and federal governments, had set a target of recycling 70 per cent of all used packaging over the five-year plan to June 30, 2015.


  5. WaterSense: A Trillion Gallons SavedFriday, July 03, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Building Operating Management

    June 15, 2015 - More than 3,000 water utilities, organizations, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, builders, and irrigation professionals certified through WaterSense-labeled programs have helped the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency create, educate, rebate, and communicate WaterSense labeled products to consumers. The result? More than 1.1 trillion gallons of water saved, not to mention reducing the energy needed to heat that water.


  6. Standing up against EPA overreachRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plunges headlong into remaking the very fabric of American electricity generation, it is reassuring to know voices of reason continue to challenge the Agency's reckless plans. Later this summer, EPA is expected to issue its Final Rule for regulating carbon emissions from power plants.


  7. Board awards bid for Salem sewer workRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Salem News

    The Salem Utilities Commission awarded a bid for a wastewater treatment plant project despite it being higher than anticipated. The commission Thursday afternoon selected the bid of $2,628,000 submitted by the A.P. O'Horo Company of Youngstown.


  8. Looking for healthy watersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    According to the 2013 Susquehanna River Sampling Report, provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, widescale mortality of young smallmouth bass, as well as a decrease in overall population, has been recorded in the region since 2005. A 2012 report also documents an increase of intersex bass, bacterial infections resulting in lesions and bass with gross external abnormalities.


  9. People 'scared,' Moffat official tells EPA leaderRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Moffat County commissioner pleaded his case on Friday to Environmental Protection Agency officials considering new emission regulations that Colorado officials say endanger the economy of northwest Colorado. "I told them people in Moffat County are scared.


  10. Denver ranks No. 6 in green office building indexRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... office square footage was classified as green, defined as being certified through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program, U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design standards or both. That's 10 ...


  11. A Supreme finish in D.C.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Delaware Gazette

    The Constitution grants them that right." - Justice Anthony Kennedy "If you are among the many Americans - of whatever sexual orientation - who favor expanding same-sex marriage, by all means celebrate today's decision.


  12. Texas Farm Bureau Joins Lawsuit Against EPARead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Texas Farm Bureau Joins Lawsuit Against EPA - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen The Texas Farm Bureau joins more than a dozen other groups suing the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a new rule that expands their control over waters in the United States. The suit, filed in federal district court in Galveston claims the new rule grants the EPA and Corps broad control over land use far beyond what Congress authorized int he Clean Water Act.


  13. Fairfielda s drinking water is safe, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Reporter

    Fairfield's drinking water is free of dangerous contaminants and the water quality exceeds most industry standards, the city reports. The city released its 2014 Consumer Confidence Report on Wednesday, detailing the quality of tap water as it compares to California and United States Environmental Protection Agency standards.


  14. TVA: EPA ruling 'changes nothing'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency was lauded this week by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as a chink in President Barack Obama's "war against coal," but a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority said the ruling "changes nothing" in its plans to retire coal-fired power plants.


  15. Bondi Adds Florida to Lawsuit Against Federal Wetland ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    This week, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has joined Florida with seven other states in a suit challenging new federal rules designed to better protect the wetlands. The suit claims that the new federal rules from the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are "an attempt by two agencies of the federal government to usurp the states' primary responsibility for the management, protection, and care of intrastate waters and lands."


  16. Letter: Making the world saferRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    When I was much younger, I heard a simple song that talked about putting one foot in front of the other. The song taught us as youngsters that, among other lessons, you make it to your destination by taking one step at a time.


  17. Thousands evacuated after freight train derails, c...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHTC

    ... and U.S. regulators are investigating the derailment's cause. Local officials said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was monitoring air quality in the area. Twenty-five people were admitted to Blount Memorial Hospital with respiratory issues ...


  18. Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation inaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee About 5,000 people in the area were being evacuated along with several businesses. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Emergency personnel stand by as evacuees gather at the Foothills Mall early Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Maryville, Tenn., after they were forced to leave their homes when rail car carrying a flammable and toxic gas derailed and caught fire.


  19. Cleanup of well contamination underwayRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

    The first phase of groundwater cleanup has begun to remove a contaminant from a town wellfield near the Barnstable Municipal Airport. Both Barnstable County and the town of Barnstable have installed carbon filtration systems for a two-pronged attack on the chemical perfluorooctane sulfonate that has polluted the town's Mary Dunn wellfield.


  20. Climate Change Sparks Turbulence in Aviation IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... trips aren't friendly to the skies. In June, a proposed "endangerment finding" by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) noted that carbon pollution from airplanes creates risks to the public's health and welfare. What's more, aircraft ...