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Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/injunction-against-federal-water-rule-m
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Attorneys argue powers during hearing on federal water rule

...North Dakota is leading a lawsuit filed on June 29 challenging an Obama administration rule that gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-23/attorneys-argue-powers-during-hearing-f
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North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule

...jurisdiction over some state waters.Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers. The states say the new rule illegally expands the jurisdiction of those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/north-dakota-judge-grants-hearing-feder
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Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...there's a high flow, it will stir it up and it will be moving those contaminants downstream."The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had pushed for 25 years to grant Superfund status to the partly collapsed Gold King mine and other idled...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/experts-long-term-risks-mine-spill
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Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

DENVER - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took full responsibility Tuesday for the mine waste spoiling rivers downstream from Silverton, Colorado, but people who live...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-12/fearing-stigma-colorado-contested-sup
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Alaska and 12 states ask judge to delay new federal water rule

...tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is "unnecessary" and "unlawful." He said it does nothing to increase...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/alaska-and-12-states-ask-judge-delay-ne
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Residents demand health answers as mine spill fouls rivers

...of mine waste included high concentrations of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Workers with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accidentally unleashed the spill as federal and contract workers inspected the abandoned mine site near...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-10/residents-demand-health-answers-mine
Regional News
EPA announces $445K settlement with North Slope Borough

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Alaska's North Slope Borough over alleged hazardous waste violations.EPA officials said Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/epa-announces-445k-settlement-north-s
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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...danger of missing its own emissions goals, and that's before any regulations now being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and international agencies.The industry's international trade group has pledged to stop increasing...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...not included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it didn't have the information needed to determine the best system of emission reduction in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-04/alaska-not-included-new-federal-emissio
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