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Toledo Water Treatment Plant Supervisor Resigns After Toxic Contamination

August 26, 2014 10:32 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A city official who was in charge of Toledo's water treatment plant has resigned just three weeks after toxins contaminated the water supply for about 400,000 people.                        

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Cutting Emissions Pays For Itself

August 26, 2014 10:21 am | by MIT | Comments

Just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of reducing carbon emissions? MIT researchers looked at three policies achieving the same reductions in the U.S., and found that the savings on health care spending and other costs related to illness can be big — in some cases, more than 10 times the cost of policy implementation.

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New Process Helps Overcome Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

August 26, 2014 10:05 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

There’s an old saying in the biofuels industry: “You can make anything from lignin except money.” But now, a new study may pave the way to challenging that adage.                                                        

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EPA Takes Comment On Four Corners Plant

August 26, 2014 9:54 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a proposed permit for a northwestern New Mexico power plant.                                    

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GE Opens Fuel Cell Facility

August 26, 2014 9:52 am | by Associated Press | Comments

General Electric Co. is opening a new facility north of Albany devoted to the development of fuel cells.                                           

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Mortar Round Caused Deadly Plant Blast

August 25, 2014 4:55 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Police in a St. Louis suburb where a recycling plant explosion killed two people say it was caused by a mortar round.                                  

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Politicians Cheer Pittsburgh Airport Gas Drilling

August 25, 2014 4:48 pm | by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press | Comments

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.                               

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Biomass Steam Plant Already Closed

August 25, 2014 4:42 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

When Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Biomass Steam Plant opened in 2012, it was supposed to save the lab money while also cutting pollution. But the plant had to be shut down after just a year and a half when a systems check found that some parts were already failing.

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Biomass Steam Plant Already Closed

August 25, 2014 4:42 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

When Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Biomass Steam Plant opened in 2012, it was supposed to save the lab money while also cutting pollution. But the plant had to be shut down after just a year and a half when a systems check found that some parts were already failing.

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New Pollution Trial Bid Denied

August 25, 2014 10:09 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A southeast Kansas town has lost its latest bid to retry a class-action lawsuit claiming BP of North America should do more to clean up industrial pollution from a refinery that closed in 1970.                      

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Court Declares More Than A Decade Of Coal Allocations Illegal

August 25, 2014 10:07 am | by Associated Press | Comments

India's Supreme Court said Monday that all government allocations of coal reserves to private companies from 1993 to 2010 were conducted illegally, and it will hold a hearing to decide whether to cancel them.                         

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Vectren Division Sale Costs 120 Mining Jobs

August 25, 2014 10:06 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Evansville-based Vectren Corp. says 120 southwestern Indiana coal miners will lose their jobs by month's end as the natural-gas utility completes the sale of its coal-mining subsidiary.                          

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Small Town Stresses Over Oil Transport Facility

August 25, 2014 10:05 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Residents in Powers Lake are concerned about a proposed oil transport facility that they say would be built too close to the city and the lake.                                      

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Thousands Of Coal Protesters Form Human Chain

August 25, 2014 10:00 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Several thousand people have formed a human chain across the German-Polish border to protest the expansion of open-cast mining for brown coal in the region.                             

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2 Killed And More Injured In Plant Explosion

August 25, 2014 9:58 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Police say two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois earlier this morning.                                       

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