Thursday, June 29, 2017
EPA and Nevada Division of Environmental Protection propose increasing hazardous waste landfill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection are accepting public comments on proposed permit modifications that would see the U.S. Ecology hazardous waste facility located outside of Beatty, Nevada, expand by 47.3 acres.
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Ohio EPA set to implement new monitoring and reporting requirements for drinking water systems

On June 1, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) will begin enforcing new rules to better protect public water systems from harmful occurrences of cyanobacteria and harmful algal blooms (HABs).
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EPA proposes increasing RFS levels

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that would increase the renewable fuel volume requirements for all biofuels included in the program.
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Congressmen pen letter to EPA administration questioning agency’s defiance of Clean Power Plan stay

Several Republican members of Congress have taken issue with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to continue to provide states with assistance relating to the agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to stay the plan earlier this year.
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EPA funding to help combat invasive species in New York

Three institutions recently won Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants worth $1.5 million to combat invasive species in New York through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).
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EPA releases draft water discharge permit for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a draft water discharger permit for Plymouth, Massachusetts’ Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, which will regulate the station leading up to and following its shutdown.
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EPA’s Clean Power Plan offers “all pain, no gain,” former top Obama energy official says

A former top energy official in the Obama administration says the Clean Power Plan (CPP) will have virtually no impact on the environment yet will drastically increase electricity costs — an outcome the energy expert characterized as “all pain, no gain.”
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EPA announces four grants for brownfields assessment in Mississippi

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) grants totaling more than $1.5 million for four communities in Mississippi to address brownfields properties.
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EPA announces Georgia’s Clean Control Corp. is Safer Choice Partner of the Year winner

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Warner Robins, Georgia’s, Clean Control Corp. is amongst 2016’s 24 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners, due to their work to produce safer cleaning and household products.
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Columbiana County receives loan from Ohio EPA for septic system repairs

Homeowners in Columbiana County will be eligible to receive financial assistance in repairing or replacing failing septic systems through a $190,000 principal forgiveness loan from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) to the Columbiana County Health Department.
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