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2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Anonymous Free use of the city of St. Joseph's landfill began Wednesday and ends Tuesday. The semiannual Clean Sweep program allows city residents to make multiple trips in a day with the same vehicle, but they can only use the service two days out of the calendar year.

2008-10-03 18:00:15

By LIZ WALKER LANDFILL bosses have come under fire after a controversial site was found to have fallen short of environmental standards. The Environment Agency found the SITA UK facility at Path Head, near Ryton, Gateshead, had breached four conditions of its licence.

2008-10-03 00:00:11

By Anonymous Free use of the city of St. Joseph's landfill began Wednesday and ends next Tuesday. The semiannual Clean Sweep program allows city residents to make multiple trips in a day with the same vehicle, but they can only use the service two days out of the calendar year.

2008-10-02 21:00:18

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases that could put new limits on claims against companies for cleaning up federal Superfund sites. Legal Newsline reported Thursday that the high court agreed to hear the case involving Shell Oil Co. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.

2008-09-30 12:00:26

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Mick Hans, +1-312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov, or Susan Pastor, +1-312-353-1325, pastor.susan@epa.gov, both of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 CHICAGO,Sept. 30/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--U.S.

2008-09-17 16:51:18

By ALLISON BOURG Staff Writer The cleanup of the Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard, in the works for six years, is one step close to completion.

2008-09-12 12:00:18

CHICAGO, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has selected a $17.9 million cleanup plan for the South Minneapolis Residential Soil Contamination Superfund site in Minneapolis.

2008-09-08 15:00:33

Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX: AXR)(AMEX: AXU) ("Alexco") is pleased to announce the successful completion by Alexco Resource U.S. Corp.

2008-09-04 09:00:22

By MERLE MONAHAN By Merle Monahan Correspondent FRANKLIN International Paper of Franklin has long been recognized as an outstanding environmental steward, having won the Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Performance Track Outreach Award in 2005 and 2007 and the Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Award in 2006 and 2007.

2008-09-03 12:00:16

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the East Troy Contaminated Aquifer site in Troy, Ohio, to the Superfund National Priorities List.


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