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May 15th, 2009

By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 16:12, Category: General



US Refinery Status: Shell Deer Park To Ramp Up Over Weekend
Wall Street Journal
The BP PLC (BP) Texas City, Texas refinery is repairing a fluid catalytic cracking unit after it experienced a leak late Wednesday, according to a state environmental report. Total SA (TOT) reduced rates to a gasoline making unit for the second day in ...
BP lowers pressure on FCCU #3 to repair leak-filing Reuters
all 24 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 15:10, Category: General



Villages may sue over Lighthouse environmental review
Newsday, NY
BY EDEN LAIKIN | eden.laikin@newsday.com As Lighthouse developers and their supporters pressure Hempstead Town to speed up its environmental review of the 150-acre mixed-use project, one neighboring village says it will sue if the process goes too fast ...
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CharlotteObserver.com

Judge leaves open Cliffside permit challenge
WRAL.com, NC
RALEIGH, NC — An administrative law judge is leaving open the possibility that environmental groups can challenge a new permit awarded to Duke Energy Corp. for a power generator in western North Carolina. Administrative Law Judge J. Randall May said in ...
Utilities commission to hear NC WARN bid to stop Duke Energy's ... Bizjournals.com
all 28 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 14:11, Category: General



Earth911.com

Local Digest Group sues EPA over ocean quality
Seattle Times, United States
An environmental group is suing the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to list Washington coastal waters as impaired because carbon dioxide is making the ocean more acidic. An environmental group is suing the US Environmental Protection Agency ...
Enviros sue EPA over ocean acidification Seattle Post Intelligencer
Moscow, Pa. High School Student Receives Presidential ... U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
Lawsuit Filed Against Environmental Protection Agency for Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
EHS Today - KMEG 14
all 60 news articles
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Villages may s! ue over Lighthouse environmental review
Newsday, NY

BY EDEN LAIKIN | eden.laikin@newsday.com As Lighthouse developers and their supporters pressure Hempstead Town to speed up its environmental review of the 150-acre mixed-use project, one neighboring village says it will sue if the process goes too fast ...
Read More....


US Refinery Status: Shell Deer Park To Ramp Up Over Weekend
Wall Street Journal
The BP PLC (BP) Texas City, Texas refinery is repairing a fluid catalytic cracking unit after it experienced a leak late Wednesday, according to a state environmental report. Total SA (TOT) reduced rates to a gasoline making unit for the second day in ...
BP lowers pressure on FCCU #3 to repair leak-filing Reuters
all 23 news articles
Read More....


Judge leaves open Cliffside permit challenge
WRAL.com, NC
RALEIGH, NC — An administrative law judge is leaving open the possibility that environmental groups can challenge a new permit awarded to Duke Energy Corp. for a power generator in western North Carolina. Administrative Law Judge J. Randall May said in ...
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Xcel Energy's Kelly on ethics of environmental leadership
Bizjournals.com, NC
The title of his speech: “Ethics of Environmental Leadership.” Here are his full remarks as prepared for delivery (edited for clarity). It's good to be with you this evening to examine the ethics of environmental l! eadership. ...
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5/14: Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Phoenix
Arizona Republic, AZ
12, 2009 04:00 PM The second annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival provides the perfect opportunity for Valley residents to experience Arizona's wild beauty wit! hout trudging through the heat. When: May 14. Pre-party from 5-6:30 pm; ...
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KPIC

Murky reg-review process set stage for frenzy over OMB climate memo
New York Times, United States
Regulatory watchdog and environmental groups credit that provision with bringing interagency deliberations out into the open, but they say more transparency is needed to pinpoint where such comments are coming from.
Clean Air Act Memo Bolsters Republican Criticism Of EPA AHN
Climate Change Memo Controversy: Lessons Learned OMB Watch
EPA criticized for findings based on politics, not science WorldNetDaily
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York Times
all 352 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 13:10, Category: General



Great Lakes boosters praise Obama budget
Duluth News Tribune, MN
President Obama's proposed $475 million infusion into Great Lakes cleanup and restoration received broad support Thursday from a coalition of business, environmental and government groups. President Obama's proposed $475 million infusion into Great ...
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Villages may sue over Lighthouse environmental review
Newsday, NY
BY EDEN LAIKIN | eden.laikin@newsday.com As Lighthouse developers and their supporters pressure Hempstead Town to speed up its environmental review of the 150-acre mixed-use project, one neighboring village says it will sue if the process goes too fast ...
Read More....


CharlotteObserver.com

Judge leaves open Cliffside permit challenge
WRAL.com, NC
RALEIGH, NC — An administrative law judge is leaving open the possibility that environmental groups can challenge a new permit awarded to Duke Energy Corp. for a power generator in western North Carolina. Administrative Law Judge J. Randall May said in ...
Utilities commission to hear NC WARN bid to stop Duke Energy's ... Bizjournals.com
all 25 news articles
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Kansas City Star

Ten Environmental Settlements
Kansas City Star, MO
Amanda Peterka, a journalism student at Michigan State University, has written an article on the decade's 10 costliest environmental settlements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The total penalties come to some $13 billion, ...
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By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 7:07, Category: General



CharlotteObserver.com

NC judge allows hearing on Duke Energy's Cliffside permit
Bizjournals.com, NC
An administrative law judge has cleared the way for hearings on whether the state improperly granted Duke Energy Carolinas' air-quality permit for the expansion of its Cliffside coal plant, a Durham environmental group says. John Runkle, attorney for ...
Judge leaves open Cliffside permit challenge WRAL.com
Utiliti! es commi ssion to hear NC WARN bid to stop Duke Energy's ... Bizjournals.com
all 23 news articles
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Enviros sue EPA over o! cean acidification
Seattle Post Intelligencer
By PHUONG LE AP WRITER SEATTLE -- An environmental group is suing the US Environmental Protection Agency, seeking to have Washington coastal waters listed as impaired because carbon dioxide is making the ocean more acidic. The Center for Biological ...
Lewisville, NC, Student Receives Presidential Environmental Youth ... U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
Lawsuit Filed Against Environmental Protection Agency for Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Former EPA Official Calls For New Environmental and Consumer ... EHS Today
KMEG 14 - U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
all 57 news articles
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Villages m! ay sue over Lighthouse environmental review
Newsday, NY

BY EDEN LAIKIN | eden.laikin@newsday.com As Lighthouse developers and their supporters pressure Hempstead Town to speed up its environmental review of the 150-acre mixed-use project, one neighboring village says it will sue if the process goes too fast ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 5:08, Category: General



US Refinery Status: Total Port Arthur Reduces Rates
Wall Street Journal
Total SA (TOT) reduced rates to a gasoline making unit for the second day in a row Tuesday after a snag at the Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, according to a filing with state environmental regulators. Tuesday afternoon, a snag at the off-gas treater ...
BP lowers pressure on FCCU #3 to repair leak-filing Reuters
all 18 news articles
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Villages may ! sue over Lighthouse environmental review
Newsday, NY
BY EDEN LAIKIN | eden.laikin@newsday.com As Lighthouse developers and their supporters pressure Hempstead Town to speed up its environmental review of the 150-acre mixed-use project, one neighboring village says it will sue if the process goes too fast ...
Read More....


Kansas City Star

Ten Environmental Settlements
Kansas City Star, MO
Amanda Peterka, a journalism student at Michigan State University, has written an article on the decade's 10 costliest environmental settlements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The total penalties come to some $13 billion, ...
Read More....


Environmental Tectonics turns profit, grows revenue
Bizjournals.com, NC
Environmental Tectonics Corp. swung to a profit and posted a revenue increase of nearly 25 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended Feb. 27. The Southampton, Pa., company earned $1.2 million, or 11 cents per fully diluted share, in the quarter ..! .
Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and ... PR Newswire (press release)
ETC swings to profit for latest quarter Philadelphia Inquirer
all 14 news artic! les
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AP Interview: Gore, volunteers target Congress
The Associated Press
(AP) — Al Gore and a band of environmental volunteers are taking the congressional fight over climate change legislation to the home districts of undecided lawmakers. The mission to spur congressional! action marks a new phase for The Climate Project, ...
Read More....


Minnesota group to challenge Lake Superior ballast water rules
Detroit Free Press, United States
An environmental group challenging Minnesota's regulations on shi! p ballast water on Lake Superior will make its case before the! Minneso ta Court of Appeals today. The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy is challenging the permit approved last ...
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CharlotteObserver.com

NC judge allows hearing on Duke Energy's Cliffside permit
Bizjournals.com, NC
An administrative law judge has cleared the way for hearings on whether the state improperly granted Duke Energy Carolinas' air-quality permit for the expansion of its Cliffside coal plant, a Durham environmental group says. John Runkle, attorney for ...
Judge leaves op! en Cliff side permit challenge WRAL.com
Utilities commission to hear NC WARN bid to stop Duke Energy's ... Bizjournals.com
all 23 news articles
Read More....


Earth911.com

Enviros sue EPA over ocean acidification
Seattle Post Intelligencer!
By PHUONG LE AP WRITER SEATTLE -- An envi! ronmenta l group is suing the US Environmental Protection Agency, seeking to have Washington coastal waters listed as impaired because carbon dioxide is making the ocean more acidic. The Center for Biological ...
Lewisville, NC, Student Receives Presidential Environmental Youth ... U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
Lawsuit Filed Against Environmental Protection Agency for Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Former EPA Official Calls For New Environmental and Consumer ... EHS Today
KMEG 14 - U! .S. EPA.gov (press release)
all 57 news articles
Read More....


NovaGold to pay nearly $900000 fine for pollution
Reuters
Under an agreement with the US Justice Department and! Environmental Protection Agency, filed in Anchorage on Tuesday, the mining company will pay $883628 in civil penalties to settle pollution charges at its Rock Creek Mine near Nome, Alaska. ...
Alaska gold company huge pollution fine Fair Home
Owners of Nome mine agree to civil penalty KTUU
all 94 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 4:07, Category: General



Murky reg-review process set stage for frenzy over OMB climate memo
New York Times, United States
Regulatory watchdog and environmental groups credit that provision with bringing interagency deliberations out into the open, but they say more transparency is needed to pinpoint where such comments are coming from.
Clean Air Act Memo Bolsters Republican Criticism Of EPA AHN
EPA criticized for findings based on politics, not science WorldNetDaily
Climate Change Memo Controversy: Lessons Learned OMB Watch
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York Times
all 352 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 2:08, Category: General



AP Interview: Gore, volunteers target Congress
The Associated Press
(AP) — Al Gore and a band of environmental volunteers are taking the congressional fight over climate change legislation to the home districts of undecided lawmakers. The mission to spur congressional action marks a new phase for The Climate Project, ...
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Environmental Tectonics turns profit, grows revenue
Bizjournals.com, NC
Environmental Tectonics Corp. swung to a profit and posted a revenue increase of nearly 25 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended Feb. 27. The Southampton, Pa., company earned $1.2 million, or 11 cents per fully diluted shar! e, in the quarter ...
Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and ... PR Newswire (press release)
ETC swings to profit for latest quarter Philadelphia Inquirer
all 14 news articles

US Refinery Status: Total Port Arthur Reduces Rates
Wall Street Journal
Total SA (TOT) reduced rates to a gasoline making unit for the second day in a row Tuesday after a snag at the Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, according to a filing with state environmental regulators. Tuesda! y afternoon, a snag at the off-gas treater ...BP lowers pressure on FCCU #3 to repair leak-filing Reuters
all 18 news articles
Read More....


CharlotteObserver.com

NC judge allows hearing on Duke Energy's Cliffside permit
Bizjournals.com, NC
An administrative law judge has cleared the way for hearings on whether the state ! improperly granted Duke Energy Carolinas' air-quality perm! it for t he expansion of its Cliffside coal plant, a Durham environmental group says. John Runkle, attorney for ...
Judge leaves open Cliffside permit challenge WRAL.com
Utilities commission to hear NC WARN bid to stop Duke Energy's ... Bizjournals.com
all 21 news articles!
Read More....


KPIC

EPA's Smoking Gun?
FOXNews
I am so encouraged and so happy what you're doing to call attention to this very problem, because you absolutely have an Environmental Protection Agency that is playing politics — politics over science and over our economy. BECK: OK. ...
Murky reg-review process set stage for frenzy over OMB climate memo New York Times
Clean Air Act Memo Bolsters Republican Criticism Of EPA AHN
EPA criticized for findings based on politics, not science WorldNetDaily
OMB Watch - Wall Street Journal Blogs
all 353 news articles
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Iowa Independent!

Pa. rejects TVA coal ash as too contaminated
Forbes, NY
The 5 million cubic yards of spilled coal ash that flooded the Emory River near TVA's Kingston Fossil ( FOSL - news - people ) Plant doesn't meet Pennsylvania's requirements for "beneficial use," said Pennsylvania's Environmental Protection Secretary ...
EPA documents show concern about danger from coal-ash dumps The Herald-Times (subscription)
Federal funds don't come with EPA help on spill cleanup Knoxville News Sentinel
Secret EPA coal ash report increases fear of contamination in Iowa Iowa Independent
United Press International - The Associated Press
all 239 news articles
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NovaGold to pay nearly $900000 fine for pollution
Reuters
Under an agreement with the US Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency, filed in Anchorage on Tuesday, the mining company will pay $883628 in civil penalties to settle pollution charges at its Rock Creek Mine near Nome, Alaska. ...
Alaska gold compan! y huge pollution fine Fair Home
Owners of Nome mine agree to civil penalty KTUU
all 94 news articles
Read More....


Northland's NewsCenter

Critics argue new ballast water permits are inadequate
Minnesota Public Radio, MN
... become diluted if you put them in a big body of water; invasive species, because they live and repro! duce, if they become established, they are not diluted," said Matt Norton, an attorney with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. ...
Minnesota group to challenge Lake Superior ballast water rules Detroit Free Press
all 48 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 15th, 2009, 0:08, Category: General



Earth911.com

Lewisville, NC, Student Receives Presidential Environmental Youth ...
U.S. EPA.gov (press release), DC
(ATLANTA – May 14, 2009) EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson recognized Cory Adkins, a student at Forsyth Country Day School in Lewisville, NC, at the Presidential Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) ceremony in Washington, DC Adkins is one of 10 national ...
EPA sued for not combating ocean acidification Seattle Post Intelligencer
Lawsuit Filed Against Environmental Protection Agency for Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Former EPA Official Calls For New Environmental and Consumer ... EHS Today
KMEG 14 - U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
all 46 news articles
Read More....


Iowa Independent

Pa. rejects TVA coal ash as too contaminated
Forbes, NY
The 5 million cubic yards of spilled coal ash that flooded the Emory River near TVA's Kingston Fossil ( FOSL - news - people ) Plant doesn't meet Pennsylvania's requirements for "beneficial use," said Pennsylvania's Environmental Protection Secretary ...
EPA documents show concern about danger from coal-ash dumps The Herald-Times (subscription)
Federal funds don't come with EPA help on spill cleanup Knoxville News Sentinel
! Secret E PA coal ash report increases fear of contamination in Iowa Iowa Independent
United Press International - The Associated Press
all 239 news articles
Read More....


AP Interview: Gore, volunteers target Congress
The Associated Press
(AP) — Al Gore and a band of environmental volunteers are taking the congressional fight over climate change legislation to the home districts of undecided lawmakers. The mission to spur congressional action marks a new phase for The Climate Project, ...
Read More....


styleweekly.com

Coal Miner's Doctor: OSU President Has Mixed Energy Message
Reuters
Gee, who is President of Ohio State University, has been urged to leave the board of Massey Energy, a company with a less than stellar environmental record. Massey Energy has been criticized for the practice of mountaintop removal mining and Clean ...
Massey's Dark Side styleweekly.com
Green groups want OSU's Gee off coal co. board The Newark Advocate
Green groups want OH college pres. off coal board The Associated Press
Cleveland News - Fox 8 - The Associated Press
all 201 news articles
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Environmental Tectonics turns profit, grows revenue
Bizjournals.com, NC
Environmental Tectonics Corp. swung to a profit and posted a revenue increase of nearly 25 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended Feb. 27. The Southampton, Pa., company earned $1.2 million, or 11 cents per fully diluted share, in the quarter ...
Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Fourth ! Quarter and ... PR Newswire (press release)
ETC swings to profit for latest quarter Philadelphia Inquirer
all 14 news articles
Read More....


NovaGold to pay nearly $900000 fine for pollution
Reuters
Under an agreement with the US Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency, filed in Anchorage on Tuesday, the mining company will pay $883628 in civil penalties to settle pollution charges at its Rock Creek Mine near Nome, Alaska. ...
Alaska gold company huge pollution fine Fair Home
Owners of Nome mine agree to civil penalty KTUU
all 94 news articles
Read More....


Minnesota group to challenge Lake Superior ballast water rules
Detroit Free Press, United States
An environmental group challenging Minnesota's regulations on ship ballast water on Lake Superior will make its case before the Minnesota Court of Appeals today. The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy is challenging the permit approved last ...
Read More....


US Refinery Status: Total Port Arthur Reduces Rates
Wall Street Journal
Total SA (TOT) reduced rates to a gasoline making unit for the second day in a row Tuesday after a snag at the Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, according to a filing with state environmental regulators. Tuesday afternoon, a snag at the off-gas treater ...
BP lowers pressure on FCCU #3 to repair leak-filing Reutersall 18 news articles
Read More....


Kansas City Star

Ten Environmental Settlements
Kansas City Star, MO
Amanda Peterka, a journalism student at Michigan State University, has written an article on the decade's 10 costliest environmental settlements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The total penalties come to some $13 billion, ...
Read More....


KPIC

EPA's Smoking Gun?
FOXNews
I am so encouraged and so happy what you're doing to call attention to this very problem, because you absolutely have an Environmental Protection Agency that is playing politics — politics! over science and over our economy. BECK: OK. ...
Murky reg-review process set stage for frenzy over OMB climate memo New York Times
Clean Air Act Memo Bolsters Republican Criticism Of EPA AHN
EPA cri! ticized for findings based on politics, not science WorldNetDaily
OMB Watch - New York Times
all 353 news articles
Read More....