Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire Capela said lead and a type of toxic compound could also be present at the site.Capela met with the Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Section, health officials and others to discuss cleaning up as well as...
EPA fines firms in 2010 Anchorage hazardous waste case

...corporation are facing federal fines over mismanagement of hazardous Anchorage construction waste in 2010.The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that UIC Roofing and UIC Construction will pay more than $140,000 in connection with...
Germany's VW: New C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles

...scandal to cost the company much more than that.That scandal had already widened this week, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen had installed software on thousands of Audi, Porsche and VW cars with six-cylinder diesel...
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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...medicines persist through wastewater treatment systems and are discharged into surface or ground waters.The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the annual amount of waste pharmaceuticals flushed down sinks and toilets at more than 6,400...
Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...Republicans who control both the House and Senate are sure to try to squeeze agencies like the IRS and the Environmental Protection Agency, while Democrats will defend domestic departments and press priorities such as infrastructure grants, pre-school...
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EPA says Volkswagen cheated a 2nd time on pollution tests

...steeper fines and lost sales, as well as more intense scrutiny from disbelieving U.S. lawmakers.The Environmental Protection Agency, along with the California Air Resources Board, said Volkswagen installed software on thousands of Audi...
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Probe finds EPA error caused mine spill

BILLINGS, Mont. - Government investigators squarely blamed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday for a 3 million-gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine, saying an EPA cleanup crew rushed its work and...
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More VW woes: New diesels have suspect software

...largest automaker. And, depending on what the Environmental Protection Agency eventually finds, it raises the possibility...The new software was first revealed to Environmental Protection Agency and California regulators on Sept. 29...
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My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...contaminants to the oceans in history," marine chemist Ken Buesseler said last spring.Instead, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency halted its emergency radiation monitoring of Fukushima's radioactive plume in May 2011, three months after...
Auto experts: Top managers probably knew of VW cheating

...the U.S. in 2014, the automaker disputed the findings and questioned the test results, fighting the Environmental Protection Agency for more than a year."Someone had to approve it initially and keep approving it for seven or eight years...
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