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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with federal partners, announces the results of a multi-year project called Bio-Response Operational Testing and Evaluation (BOTE) that tested and evaluated decontamination techniques for a biological inci

Judge Dismisses Nebraska Lawsuit Against EPA

October 7, 2014 5:24 pm | by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge dismissed Nebraska's lawsuit against the federal Environmental Protection Agency over greenhouse gas standards for new power plants, saying the lawsuit "jumped the gun."                             

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Chemical Depot Cleanup Down To The Final Paperwork

October 7, 2014 5:22 pm | by ANNETTE CARY, Tri-City Herald | Comments

All that's left of the contaminated plant that destroyed some of the nation's deadliest nerve and chemical agents is some paperwork.                                        

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PG&E Faces Penalty In Judge-Shopping

October 7, 2014 5:21 pm | by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press | Comments

California should ban all back-channel contacts between the state's largest utility and the utility's state regulators, groups representing rate-payers and others urged a state administrative judge Tuesday after the release of emails showing regulators and utility executives secretly negotiating rate cases and other matters.

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Train Carrying Petroleum Distillate Derails, Catches Fire

October 7, 2014 5:19 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

A Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying dangerous goods has derailed in central Saskatchewan in Canada and has caught fire.                                  

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Gas Driller Fined $4.5M For Waste Pit Leak

October 7, 2014 5:17 pm | by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press | Comments

Pennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4.5 million fine against a gas driller over what they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste pit.                                     

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Chemicals mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the fourth quarter of 2013 saw a large uptick that helped level off 2013 overall deal volume and value, largely in part due to divestitures and mega deals – those valued at more than $1 billion, accordi

Industrial Manufacturers Forecast Solid Revenue Growth In Year Ahead

October 7, 2014 11:49 am | by PwC US | Comments

Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer.                               

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First Global Life Cycle Assessment Of Renewable Energy Future

October 7, 2014 11:04 am | by Norwegian University of Science and Technology | Comments

A future where electricity comes mostly from low-carbon sources is not only feasible in terms of material demand, but will significantly reduce air pollution, a study published in the 6 October Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says.

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Polyester Plant Opening In Northwest GA

October 7, 2014 10:53 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A new polyester fiber manufacturing company is opening a facility in northwest Georgia and is expecting to create 114 new jobs.                                              

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Top Regulator Secretly Asked PG&E To Donate $100K

October 7, 2014 10:51 am | by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press | Comments

California's largest utility has released an email saying the state's top regulator privately asked the company to donate more than $1 million to support an environmental ballot initiative and separately give $100,000 to a celebration of the utility commission's 100th anniversary.

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Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B Boon

October 7, 2014 10:37 am | by HOPE YEN, Associated Press | Comments

The Chesapeake Bay region would reap an additional $22.5 billion a year from improved hurricane protection, crab and fish production and climate stability if the Obama administration's contested plan to clean up the watershed proceeds, an environmental group says.                       

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Freeport-McMoRan Sells 80% Stake In Mine

October 7, 2014 10:35 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is selling 80 percent of its stake in a copper and gold mine in Chile for at least $1.8 billion.                                          

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Lower Heating Bills Expected This Winter

October 7, 2014 10:32 am | by U.S. Energy Information Administration | Comments

After the unusually cold winter of 2013-14, U.S. households can expect lower heating expenditures this winter (October through March) compared with last winter.                               

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Miner Missing After Methane Explosion

October 7, 2014 10:25 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Polish officials are searching for a miner who has been missing underground following a methane explosion.                                             

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Coal Union To Rally Outside EPA Headquarters

October 7, 2014 10:24 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The United Mine Workers of America is organizing a rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants.                                                   

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New Experimental Data Released To Enhance CO2 Pipeline Design

October 7, 2014 10:01 am | by DNV GL - Oil & Gas | Comments

First-of-its-kind data relating to the depressurisation of CO2 pipelines is being made freely available today through industry cooperation. This will help fill knowledge gaps associated with the safe and reliable pipeline transport of CO2 and result in cost efficiencies through a significantly improved design basis for CO2 pipelines.

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