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Study: Fireworks pollute the air

...Environment said the study did not look for any resulting effects on health.But in response to the research, the Environmental Protection Agency noted Tuesday that children, older adults, and people with heart disease, asthma or other lung diseases...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/study-fireworks-pollute-air
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High court upholds use of controversial execution drug

...first-ever limits on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants, in a ruling that said the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the cost of the regulations at the outset.- Added a case from Texas about the use...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/high-court-upholds-use-controversial-
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Alaska, 12 other states sue over water authority

...Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/alaska-12-other-states-sue-over-water-a
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13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-aut
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Gov. signs first tax increase in 10 years

...the strangest votes" he'd ever seen.The ceremony was held at NOAA because the agency, along with the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard, partners with the DEC to clean oil spills in Alaska waters, Hartig said.Through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/gov-signs-first-tax-increase-10-years
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Air Force finds contamination in Moose Creek wells

...chemical's long-term effects on humans. Lab tests on animals have shown negative health impacts.The Environmental Protection Agency set the limit for this compound at .2 parts per billion. Wells near the base were testing as high as 2...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/air-force-finds-contamination-moose-cre
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EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...they contain pollutants that help cause global warming.Using its authority under The Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency's preliminary finding of endangerment to human health clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of international...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-11/epa-intends-regulate-emissions-us-air
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Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

JUNEAU - A federal judge on Thursday decided to allow portions of a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the group behind the Pebble Mine project to proceed.In its lawsuit, Pebble Limited Partnership alleged...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-04/judge-parts-lawsuit-vs-epa-over-pebble-
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Federal judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is seeking to have the case dismissed.The EPA last year proposed restrictions that would essentially...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-29/federal-judge-hears-motion-dismiss-suit
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Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

JUNEAU - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble Mine with a predetermined goal to block the project.The lawsuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28/judge-hear-arguments-pebble-case-agains
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