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BP seeks Hardin County oil
As major oil producer BP America ramps up a project to unearth crude oil from a field north of Silsbee abandoned years ago, a "ray of hope" is forming above Hardin County's budget troubles, a county commissioner said.
Stericycle Lifted to Hold at Zacks
According to Zacks, "Stericycle reported decent second-quarter 2015 results with year over year improvements in both adjusted earnings and revenues. However, relatively higher overheads and integration-related costs resulting from acquisitions could have an adverse impact on operating margins in future.
Waste Connections Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
Shares of Waste Connections have received an average rating of "Buy" from the six research firms that are currently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports . One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company.
Prescott City Council to review lake issues
A five-year phase-in that would allow for the collection of additional data on the polluted state of Watson Lake will be among the issues under consideration by Prescott City County this week. The council will consider the matter during two Tuesday, Oct. 13, meetings: a 10 a.m. special workshop that will include a presentation on the history of Watson and Willow lakes, as well as a discussion of a proposed settlement agreement between the city and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality ; and the council's regular voting meeting at 3 p.m., during which the proposed settlement agreement will be up for a vote.
Prairie Industrial Site assessment moves ahead
In a recent public hearing, representatives of Earthcon, Stanley Consultants and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality provided an overview of their findings during the first phase. The environmental assessment was made possible through a $350,000 federal Brownfields grant awarded to the county and city of Aberdeen last year.
Morgan Stanley Lowers Entergy Price Target to $65.00
The firm currently has an "equal weight" rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley's price target would indicate a potential downside of 3.79% from the stock's previous close.
TCEQ rejects application for Hempstead landfill
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality this week returned a company's application to construct a landfill in Waller County, calling the application "deficient." It was the latest blow to plans for the highly controversial project about 50 miles northwest of downtown Houston.
Chris Kelly: New Jersey landfill redux?
The landfill opened in the late 1980s and, over the next quarter-century, piled up a mountain of out-of-state trash. Permitted to accept 10,000 tons of mostly New York and New Jersey garbage daily, it dwarfed the communities in its shadow and warned interstate travelers to choose another exit.
Department of Environmental Quality warns OKC Project 180
Project 180 received a warning October 9 after a community report regarding cement cutting at Park Avenue and Broadway in Downtown Oklahoma City. Project 180 is a street renovation project working to increase curb appeal and accessibility in the Business District.
McMinnville steel mill fined over water testing
The Statesman Journal reports Cascade Steel Rolling Mills is being fined because it stopped performing required monthly water sampling for lead and zinc. The state Department of Environmental Quality says the monitoring has been required since 2002 under the facility's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.
Candidates discuss water issues in James City County
In the wake of looming cuts, James City County faces big decisions about how to make sure its residents have an adequate supply of water. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is looking to halve the amount of groundwater the county can draw and alternative sources can be costly.
Panmure Gordon Reaffirms Buy Rating for Computacenter plc
's stock had its "buy" rating reissued by analysts at Panmure Gordon in a report released on Friday, Market Beat reports. They presently have a GBX 792 price objective on the stock.
Zacks Lowers Waste Connections to Sell
According to Zacks, "Waste Connections, Inc. is a regional, integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in secondary markets of the Western U.S. The company serves numerous commercial, industrial and residential customers in Washington, California, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota. " In other news, Director Michael W. Harlan sold 4,100 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 10th.
Casella Waste Systems Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
Casella Waste Systems has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the six research firms that are covering the stock, Market Beat reports . Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company.
Winslow Given Clean Up Grant
The City of Winslow has received an $86,000 Brownfields grant from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality to remove asbestos and lead based paint from the former LZ Budget Motel, located at 1102 E. Second St. in the city's redevelopment district. The motel has been abandoned for years and sits on approximately one acre of land.
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