US Environmental Protection Agency

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Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
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CSG leak under investigation

Protestors outside AGL headquarters: previous investigations into AGL’s operations in Camden have revealed a number of non-compliances. Photograph: Bernadette SMITH/ Bernadette SMITH/Demotix/CorbisThe Environmental Protection Agency is investigating ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
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USA: Meeting on Housatonic River PCB Issue Set for Next Week

The public forum regarding the Housatonic River “Rest of River” clean-up effort will take place Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the Berkshire Scenic Railway Station, 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA, at 6:30 PM.The debate over clean-up of polychlorinated ... [Published Dredging Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A moral responsibility

When I retired from active ministry in 2010, I had served as a United Methodist pastor for 41 years in congregations in West Virginia and northeastern New York and twochurches in Chittenden County. In each of those places, I shared with congregants a ... [Published Times Argus - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

EPA reinforces standards to use "representative data" after Sierra Club

Co-Authored by & . Natural Gas & Electricity 31/2, ©2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., a Wiley Company.On January 22, 2013, in Sierra Club v. EPA,1 the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion that addressed some Prevention of Significant ... [Published Lexology - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Thanks to Quinn, Durbin for protecting Mahomet aquifer

Please join us in thanking Gov. Pat Quinn and Sen. Dick Durbin for helping to prevent PCB waste from being stored on top of the Mahomet aquifer, adding to the potential disaster the aquifer faces from the drilling of oil and gas storage that already occurs ... [Published State Journal-Register - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Food Lion, Hy-Vee, Price Chopper Among EPA Green Chill Winners

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) GreenChill Partnership announced its annual Achievement Awards and several supermarket partners were recognized for their achievements in refrigerant management in the past year.The refrigerants used by ... [Published Green Retail Decisions - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

EPA fuel economy ratings accurate, AAA says

Is your vehicle getting the gas mileage promised by the manufacturer?If not, you probably are driving too fast or not using other fuel-saving tips to save on costly gasoline, experts say.New research shows most Department of Environmental Protection Agency ... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Perspective: Troubled EPA ‘waters’

In the nearly six years since the Obama Administration took office, thousands of new regulations have been issued by various federal agencies. This week, I’m going to highlight just one regulation from just one federal agency: the Environmental Protection ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Exelon doubts EPA will order removal of West Lake radioactive waste [St. Louis Post-Dispatch :: ]

Aug. 31--BRIDGETON -- Construction has been almost nonstop at the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill this year, with workers laboring even during a frigid January to build the treatment plants and filtering systems that keep the worst of the odors at bay.The ... [Published BusinessWeek - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Wyoming says EPA carbon rules missing information, violates law

The Environmental Protection Agency didn't comply with federal rule-making procedure when it omitted technical information in its proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael and 12 of ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed EPA standards would penalize North Carolina

The Environmental Protection Agency is on a cross-country roadshow this summer to sell its newest mandate, which will cut the country’s carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent. The agency’s and the Obama Administration’s sales pitch is simple: This will ... [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

Business, industry leaders worry EPA ozone emission changes will cost state billions in stifled economic growth

Members of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry are concerned potential changes to ozone emission standards will end the economic boom the state is soonto experience in the manufacturing industry.LABI and the National Association of Manufacturers ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 30 2014]

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The guidance materials and EAB decisions reflect that "[t]he choice of appropriate data sets for the air quality analysis is an issue largely left to the discretion of the permitting authority." 10 The following is a bullet-point list of the salient points in the modeling guidance for the EPA regarding the factors an agency considers when evaluating...
A spokeswoman from the Environmental Protection Agency in the US, quoted in Inside US Trade,  stated "Our goal is to have a harmonised approach to prioritization and screening of chemicals based on endocrine bioactivity and environmental exposure"
"Leaf blowers pose multiple hazards to human health. Children are the most susceptible members of our population to these hazards because they breathe more air per pound of body weight per day than adults and thus inhale more of any pollutants that are thrown into the air by this equipment. Children's vulnerability to the health effects of this equipment is further magnified by the fact that they are passing through the stages of early development, and thus their lungs, ears, eyes, and other organ systems are inherently more sensitive to environmental hazards than the organs of adults."
"So we think that possibly, within a year, we will have the information that will tell us whether we've hit a home runrun onon that one as well" said an optimistic French during Friday's announcement

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Health Care Savings Will More Than Cover the Co... [Published Triple Pundit - 14 mins ago]
Global aerospace plastics market to gr... [Published Plastemart.com - 1 hour ago]
CSG leak under investigation [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
USA: Meeting on Housatonic River PCB Issue Set ... [Published Dredging Today - 2 hours ago]
UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging in Full Swing [Published Dredging Today - 3 hours ago]
Tier 4 Final Engine Innovation: Caterpillar Lau... [Published TimberLine - 3 hours ago]
A moral responsibility [Published Times Argus - 3 hours ago]
EPA reinforces standards to use "representative... [Published Lexology - 3 hours ago]
Senators Announce Grant to Support Coastal Obse... [Published Dredging Today - 4 hours ago]
Growing Chinese appetite ignites U.S. methano [Published ECF - 4 hours ago]
EU legislative work on hormone-affecting chemic... [Published EurActiv.com - 4 hours ago]
Letter: Thanks to Quinn, Durbin for protecting ... [Published State Journal-Register - 4 hours ago]
Study: More arsenic in wells near drilling [Published News-Journal - 5 hours ago]
Federal government’s ‘Cloud First’- FedRAMP bri... [Published Knowledge Management World - 5 hours ago]
Food Lion, Hy-Vee, Price Chopper Among EPA Gree... [Published Green Retail Decisions - 5 hours ago]
Cotter comment period extended [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 5 hours ago]
Retail Lessons from 3M: Making Pollution Preven... [Published Green Retail Decisions - 5 hours ago]
ECHO asks GFC to make Gov’t/ Bai Shan Lin loggi... [Published Kaieteur News - 5 hours ago]
Minster Persaud confident mining sector will ov... [Published Kaieteur News - 5 hours ago]
What Every Adjuster Should Know About Fungi/Bac... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - 6 hours ago]
Misgivings About a Heated Controversy [Published Environmental Design Construction - 6 hours ago]
Modern Pestilence: Leaf Blowers Generate Infuri... [Published AlterNet.org - 6 hours ago]
While ahead of schedule, progress on St. Louis ... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - 6 hours ago]
EPA fuel economy ratings accurate, AAA says [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 6 hours ago]
Draft of next Bay agreement omits toxics goal, ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 7 hours ago]
Coal supporters see reign lasting, despite chal... [Published Observer-Reporter - 8 hours ago]
Green STBs saving $100s of millions [Published Advanced Television - 8 hours ago]
Irish Water complaints data to be made public [Published Irish Independent - 8 hours ago]
TRANSFER WINDOW: Knowledge transfer Ireland [Published Irish Examiner - 8 hours ago]
Lane County air update [Published Eugene Weekly - 9 hours ago]
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Weekend link dump for August 31 [Published Off the Kuff - 16 hours ago]
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a nice little windfall for the ALS Association, but what they really need – what we as a country really need – is a greater public investment in medical and scientific research. Thanks to the stupid sequester and our ...
What Could Go Wrong? This. [Published The Mudflats - Aug 31 2014]
There’s a game most of us play. It’s called “What Could Go Wrong?!” You know, like I’m going to hand my nine year old an automatic weapon – “What Could Go Wrong?!” Or, why not go bare-headed and drive a motorcycle really fast? “What Could Go Wrong?!” ...
Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA “Fraudulent” on... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 30 2014]
If you’re John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? It turns out, a convicted man who was sentenced to six months in prison for defrauding the EPA! Stossel’s guest ...
EPA: Brown's $25 Billion Delta Water Tunnels Vi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 29 2014]
The Environmental Protection Agency has stated that Governor Jerry Brown's proposed $25 billion Bay Delta Conservation Plan could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species . Brown's plan calls for the construction ...
EPA staff backs new ozone restrictions [Published E2-Wire - Aug 29 2014]
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) staff asked Administrator Gina McCarthy to lower the acceptable level for ozone pollution, saying it would improve public health.The staff’s recommendation, part of a nearly 600-page report on potential... ...
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The Efficiency Experts [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 05 2014]
The Real Cost to GOP Obstructionism [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 03 2014]
The Gaffe of the Year [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
Environment and industry "two sides of the same... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 06 2014]
EPA rules mean no new coal plants: Duke Energy CEO [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 06 2014]
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W&T Offshore Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financ... [Published Financial Services - Aug 07 2014]
EPA Approves Zequanox(R) for Invasive Mussel Co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 08 2014]
CB&I Awarded Sixth Consecutive EPA Operations S... [Published Financial Services - Jul 02 2014]
Cardno Secures $5.38 Million In FY2014 US EPA B... [Published Financial Services - Jun 26 2014]
Cardno Secures $3.6 Million In FY2014 US EPA Br... [Published Financial Services - Jun 26 2014]
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