User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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Mike Coffman teams up with Democrat in bill seeking to boost transparency for online political ads 20.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has teamed up with a Washington state Democrat to sponsor a bill that seeks to boost transparency for online political advertisements and enact rules that are similar to those already in place for television and radio.
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EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find elevated lead spreading to birds, animals and, potentially, people 20.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA crews conducting Superfund cleanup prep investigations along Animas River headwaters revealed this week that they’ve found contamination at century-old mine sites at levels 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife.
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Aircraft interior maintenance company pays $38,000 fine 20.10.2017 AP Washington
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- Washington ecology officials say an aircraft interior maintenance company in Burlington will pay almost $38,000 for mishandling dangerous waste....
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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria 17.10.2017 AP Top News
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells....
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Desperate Puerto Ricans line up for water — at a hazardous waste site 17.10.2017 Washington Post
Desperate Puerto Ricans line up for water — at a hazardous waste site
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Puerto Rico struggles with massive environmental crisis 16.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells.
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The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time. 16.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time.
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Stepped-up attacks on the media reflect Trump’s bunker mentality 12.10.2017 Washington Post
This wasn’t just a one-day temper tantrum. President Trump has increasingly trained his fire on the media.
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US warns Puerto Rico against tapping water at toxic waste sites 12.10.2017 Zee News : World
The U.S. environmental regulator warned residents of Puerto Rico on Wednesday not to break into wells at industrial waste sites as parts of the island still struggle with drinking water shortages three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit.
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EPA's Scott Pruitt Vows To Speed Toxic Superfund Site Cleanup 6.10.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt wants to clean up toxic Superfund sites faster. We visit one place where the process has dragged on for decades.
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First payouts in $375 million Rocky Flats nuclear plant settlement could go out by end of October, lawyer says 3.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
The first payouts in a $375 million settlement involving the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant's negative effect on downwind property values could hit claimants' mailboxes by the end of the month.
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Three killed after inhaling poisonous gas at auto parts unit 30.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
The workers were trying to pull out housekeeping staff cleaning waste tank; agitators say company neglected safety norms
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Hurricane Harvey may have washed contaminants from Texas Superfund site downriver, EPA says 30.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Environmental Protection Agency says an unknown amount of dangerous chemicals linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

EPA said Thursday night it has ordered the companies responsible for the San...

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EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests 30.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-HARVEY/EPA-SUPERFUND:EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests
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An Absent EPA Climate Report, And A Tale Of Two Flooded Superfund Sites 30.9.2017 NPR Health Science
A 2014 EPA climate report warned that Superfund site cleanup and monitoring processes needed updates to prepare for more severe floods. That report is no longer located on the current agency website.
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EPA finds Harvey damage at Houston Superfund site 29.9.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency says an unknown amount of a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey....
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Top Stories: Democrats Seek Dreamer Vote; Wray Installed As FBI Chief 29.9.2017 NPR News
Also: The Pentagon sends a general to Puerto Rico to help lead emergency work; several are killed in an India bridge collapse; and Tajikistan bans loud wailing and tearing of hair at funerals.
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The Trump administration is waging an unprecedented war on governing 28.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The Trump administration is waging an unprecedented war on governing
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New wetland rules notified; states to make lists of wetlands 28.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Environment Ministry on Thursday notified the new Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017, to prohibit dumping of industrial waste and effluents and related environmentally harmful activities.
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The Energy 202: GOP lawmakers pressed Trump to waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico 28.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
He did, this morning.
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