User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
Category: Hazardous Waste
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Mine company says EPA is worsening Colorado water pollution 12.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A mining company accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday of failing to operate a treatment plant at full capacity, allowing a huge volume of polluted mine wastewater to reach a southwestern Colorado river.
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Mining company challenges EPA order for Superfund site study near Gold King 22.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A mining company is formally challenging an Environmental Protection Agency order to pay for an investigation of underground water flows at a Colorado Superfund site.
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New documents show nearly $68,000 in recent premium flights, hotel stays for EPA’s Pruitt 21.3.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency turned over documents to Congress late Tuesday detailing nearly $68,000 in newly disclosed travel costs for Administrator Scott Pruitt during the past seven months.
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Colorado cops make arrest in mysterious bottle case after staking out dumping grounds 19.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Basalt police arrested a man shortly before dawn Friday after he was allegedly caught in the act of  dumping bottles filled with a suspected toxic fluid into the Roaring Fork River.
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EPA orders Sunnyside to begin costly groundwater investigation for Gold King Mine Superfund cleanup 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Sunnyside Gold Corp. to do more to assist in the investigation of groundwater contamination as part of the federal government's superfund cleanup of toxic mining sites above Silverton in southwestern Colorado.
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Plan for 600 homes near Erie stalled when lost chemical waste dump was found nearby 13.2.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Developer Richard Dean had a plan to clean up an old landfill in Erie and build 600 single-family homes to the south, but his plan became messy.
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At Superfund sites, Scott Pruitt could flip his industry-friendly script 24.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Not long after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston last summer, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt stood on the banks of the San Jacinto River and surveyed a decades-old toxic waste site as divers checked whether the storm had unearthed dangerous chemicals.
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When Copper Kings leave, what happens to the slag? 19.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
To jolt its economy, a town explores the many uses of the byproduct of its smelting history.
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Want to revitalize a depressed economy? The EPA can help. 18.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A Montana town is using an obscure program to help clean up contaminated areas.
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Libby, Montana, tries to shake its ‘Superfund stigma’ 18.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Rebranding could help the town distance itself from past asbestos pollution.
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Superfund site near Vail lands on EPA’s list of cleanup areas with big redevelopment and commercial potential 17.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A federal environmental cleanup site near Vail has landed on the Environmental Protection Agency's national list of contaminated areas with the greatest expected redevelopment and commercial potential.
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Superfund work touted by Trump’s EPA was actually completed years ago 5.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The Environmental Protection Agency is touting cleanups at seven of the nation's most polluted places as a signature accomplishment in the Trump administration's effort to reduce the number of Superfund sites.
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EPA fails public in lack of transparency on Superfund changes 28.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
A legitimate concern has arisen in whether the EPA is being transparent in its work to revise Superfund clean-up procedures. The agency ought to do a better job in showing its work.
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EPA says Superfund Task Force left behind little paper trail 20.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency says an internal task force appointed to revamp how the nation's most polluted sites are cleaned up generated no record of its deliberations.
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EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need “immediate and intense” cleanup 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency released a list of Superfund sites around the country Friday that it said regulators will target "for immediate and intense attention."
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Colorado Springs’ Blue Star Recyclers receives grant for nationwide expansion 5.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Blue Star Recyclers has locations in Colorado Springs, Denver and Boulder. A grant from Mitsubishi will help the nonprofit bring jobs for people with disabilities to two cities outside Colorado next year.
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Nationwide, oil pipeline spills are a near-daily reality 20.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Nebraska OKs Keystone XL route, a look at U.S. oil spills since 2015.
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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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EPA orders cleanup at Texas toxic site flooded by Hurricane Harvey 13.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration has handed a rare victory to environmentalists, ordering two big corporations this week to pay $115 million to clean up a Texas toxic waste site that may have spread dangerous levels of pollution during flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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What is the Environmental Protection Agency? 27.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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