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Topic - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
West Virginia regulators are investigating a suspected chemical release at a company that cleaned up and hauled a coal-cleaning agent from the site of a January spill that contaminated the tap water of 300,000 residents.
The Army says it has found unsafe levels of groundwater pollution on private property where a developer wants to build more than 700 homes near a Fort Detrick Superfund site.
Three Illinois congressmen have signed a letter asking for a federal investigation into the handling and potential health effects of petroleum coke.
Thirteen employees who were exposed to radiation during a leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump aren't likely to experience any health effects, federal officials said Wednesday.
Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty is pushing back against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after it took a step that could ultimately lead it to prohibit or restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect in the Bristol Bay region.
A judge has approved a settlement that resolves federal workplace and environmental civil charges at a plant in Hancock County where an explosion killed three workers in 2010.
President Barack Obama's 2015 budget requests the least spending yet on a Great Lakes cleanup program his administration has championed, but an official said Tuesday the cutback does not signal eroding support for the cause.
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
A lack of communication among state, federal and independent researchers prevented data pointing to elevated mercury in lobsters at the mouth of the Penobscot River from being shared sooner, according to a newspaper report.
Officials are seeking to have a former landfill east of Farmington removed from the federal government's list of toxic waste sites.
Work to clean up toxic material left over from more than a century of mining operations in the Butte area is succeeding, based on the findings of a health study, federal officials say.
Missouri motorists could be able to buy a higher blend of ethanol gasoline as early as this summer because of a new policy pushed by Gov. Jay Nixon over the unsuccessful objections of some lawmakers.
Washington state at 1 a.m.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is taking the first steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska - though no final decision has been made.
Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies: Wyoming.