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Groups Challenge EPA Decision On Navajo Coal Plant

October 8, 2014 10:10 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Conservation groups say a federal rule to cut haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions at a northern Arizona coal plant is too lenient.                                         

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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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