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2008-10-11 03:00:11

By Moy, Chelsi BONNER - Residents voiced strong support Wednesday night for removing tainted sediment from a cooling pond on the Stimson Lumber Co. mill site near the Blackfoot River and urged for a quick cleanup so as not to interfere with the marketing of the industrial spot to new companies.

2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Jeremy Duda A group of South Phoenix lawmakers hoping to change part of an environmental-damage settlement between the state and Honeywell may not find a receptive ear if they take their concerns to the Governor's Office. Gov.

2008-09-25 03:00:18

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the release of treated wastewater and storm water into a water body in Bedford County, Virginia. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: September 17, 2008 to 4:30 p.m.

2008-09-18 03:00:12

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the release of treated wastewater and storm water into a water body in Bedford County, Virginia. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: September 17, 2008 to 4:30 p.m.

2008-09-05 03:00:12

By Courtney Cutright courtney.cutright@roanoke.com 981-3345 Stakeholders on both sides of a contentious water-flow issue involving Smith Mountain Lake will meet at the table once more -- this time at an invitation-only meeting that's closed to the public and the media.

2008-08-27 15:00:43

By PATRICK KANE HOPEWELL -- The new kid on the block just passed her physical. Osage Bio Energy's proposed ethanol plant is within pollution limits and will receive a state permit this week, the Department of Environmental Quality said Tuesday. "I can't wait for the new jobs to become available.

2008-08-12 06:00:33

By David Bernard Thank you for the strong editorial denouncing the bad science and crooked politics behind the Giles County coal waste dump, ("A superfund site in the making?" July 25).

2008-08-07 03:00:27

A new testing method is giving the Department of Environmental Quality a better grasp on PCB contamination in the Staunton River. The method is significantly more sensitive than those currently used for state tests, said Mike Shaver, regional biologist.

2008-07-31 03:00:00

By Luz Lazo, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 31--The state Department of Environmental Quality is close to making a decision on an air-permit application that would allow construction of an ethanol plant in Hopewell.

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 30--The day of reckoning has come for air pollution in the Treasure Valley.


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