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Air pollution: 5 things to know about House Bill 590
Residents and community activists in St. Rose complained during a rally Tuesday that an asphalt plant jointly operated by Shell and IMTT is producing a noxious chemical odor that lingers in the air. They called on St. Charles Parish elected officials to support pending legislation that would require "real-time air monitoring" by plants near fence line communities.
Video: Open house at Amerson Water Treatment Plant
As ... More>> H-2-O we cannot live without it, that's a good reason to have an entire week dedicated to it. As part of National drinking water week, the Macon Water Authority is preparing its annual open house and a 5K to educate the community and have a little fun.
Waste Management Begins New Collection Services for the City of Naperville
May 5, 2015 - Beginning May 1, Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. became the new trash and landscape waste services provider for the City of Naperville. Naperville provides a comprehensive waste program designed to reduce materials headed to landfills and ensure that all waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.
DEQ announces CAFO permit change to protect Michigan waters
May 4, 2015 For More Information Brad Wurfel, 517-284-6713, email@example.com Mike Bitondo, 517-234-5594, firstname.lastname@example.org The DEQ today announced a change to its permits for large farms as part of the state's efforts to better protect Michigan waters from agricultural runoff. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations throughout the state are all governed by a discharge permit developed by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, which establishes standards and practices to help large farms avoid damaging the environment.
Nickel accumulation by species of Alyssum and Noccaea (Brassicaceae)...
Our study was conducted in order to find accumulators of Ni on serpentine soils in the Middle and Southern Urals. Above-ground tissues of plants as well as soil samples were collected in 10 ultramafic massifs.
Shareholder Alert: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of...
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The Deal : Ciena Corporation announced Monday, it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cyan Inc. for approximately $400 million in cash and stock. Cyan shareholders will receive consideration equal to the value 0.224 shares of Ciena common stock .
Dallas firm that makes air pollution equipment sold in deal worth $150M
PMFG Inc., a Dallas firm that makes air pollution equipment, is being sold to a Cincinnati company in a deal worth about $150 million. CECO Environmental Corp. is acquiring all of PMFG's outstanding shares for $6.85 each in the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2015 following stockholder and regulator approval.
White House Reboots Draft Guidance on Evaluating Climate Change Impacts
The White House Council on Environmental Quality has restarted the process for formal advice on how best to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions and the impacts of climate change under the National Environmental Policy Act . More than four years after issuing its first draft guidance on the same subject, CEQ published its Revised Draft Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews on December 24, 2014.
Uranium disposal to be discussed at information meeting
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality invites the public to review the status of EnergySolutions' plans to dispose of depleted uranium at its facility in Clive, Tooele County. The department recently granted EnergySolutions a delay in the formal public comment period to give the company more time to resolve important components in the safety evaluation report submitted by the department's independent contractor, SC&A.
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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H2O Innovation: Professional Water Technologies (TM) experiences...
H2O Innovation Inc. is providing an update on the activities of its specialty chemicals business unit known as Professional Water TechnologiesTM . Since the beginning of due to the significant growth of its specialty chemicals' sales during the last twelve months.
Heat, tension and mistrust. But 'the dominoes fall our way'
As director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Margo Oge helped lead the charge to implement federal regulations designed to slash vehicle emissions and double fuel economy to a 54.5 mpg average by the 2025 model year. Those rules, finalized in 2012, harmonized auto industry regulations imposed by the EPA, Department of Transportation and California state authorities for the first time, and have become a major part of the Obama administration's push to slow climate change.
ESCO Technologies's Hold Rating Reiterated at Zacks
's stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Zacks' analyst wrote, "Nexus Energy Software, a subsidiary of ESCO Technologies Inc., enables the vision of what energy information can accomplish for the twenty first Century Utility by transforming both energy company and customer views of energy.
East Texas residents cry foul as sewage problems persist
The state has given an East Texas town until July to prevent sewage from backing up into the homes and yards of residents. People living in a neighborhood of Hooks, west of Texarkana, say since 2009 heavy rainfall has caused sewer overflows.
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