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EPA To Take Action On Chemicals Used In Dyes, Flame Retardants, And Industrial Detergents

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As part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson's commitment to strengthen and reform chemical management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released action plans recently to address the potential health risks of benzidine dyes, hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and nonylphenol (NP)/nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs).

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Administrator Jackson Announces EPA's International Priorities

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has announced the agency's international priorities at a meeting of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation she is attending in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Bayer Agrees To Terminate All Uses Of Aldicarb

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Bayer CropScience, the manufacturer, have reached an agreement to end use of the pesticide aldicarb in the United States.

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EPA Adopts Strong Protections Against Air Pollution From Cement Kilns

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson recently announced the nation's strongest air pollution rules for over 100 cement kilns across the country. The move will result in significant pollution reductions of mercury, fine particle pollution, hydrochloric acid, and total hydrocarbons from the cement manufacturing industry

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NSWMA Comments On Proposed EPA And OSHA Rules

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Institutes of the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) recently submitted comments regarding proposed rules by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Locus Wins Over A Dozen New Greenhouse Gas Verification Contracts

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Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental compliance and information management software, has been selected for over a dozen new greenhouse gases (GHG) verification services contracts

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Transport Sector 'Running On Fumes' As Demand For Oil And Alternative Energy Accelerates, According To Study By Carbon Disclosure Project

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The global transportation industry could have a major long-term impact on climate change and world energy usage, if strategic investments are not made, according to research. Transport firms lag behind 'Global 500 Companies' in mitigating greenhouse gasses and setting targets

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Xcel Energy Recommends Clean Air Clean Jobs Plan

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Xcel Energy proposed today a low-cost option to significantly reduce Colorado coal-fired generation emissions, through a combination of retiring, repowering or retrofitting of several power plants as called for under the recently enacted state Clean Air Clean Jobs Act

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EPA Proposes Sediment Limits For Chesapeake Bay Pollution Diet

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EPA recently announced draft sediment limits as the next step in establishing the Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) for the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).

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Wastecorp Pumps Designs New Disaster Management Pump System

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Disasters like oil spills, floods, hurricanes and overflowing sewers can happen at any time, that's why Wastecorp has launched the new MS-HW-Recovery™, a new pump out plus fresh water distribution system. Government disaster management agencies and contractors can now contain waste water, slurry, oil and provide wash down services with one unit.

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EPA Proposes Rules On Clean Air Act Permitting For Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing two rules to ensure that businesses planning to build new, large facilities or make major expansions to existing ones will be able to obtain Clean Air Act permits that address their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

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