Republicans Attack Obama’s Environmental Protection From All Sides

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Mar 042011
 

It started on a sultry day in Houston when hundreds of protesters, mostly oil company employees, were bussed to a concert hall in their lunch hour to rally against a historic first step by Congress to reduce the pollution that causes climate change. read more
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Decades After Spill, Exxon Valdez Case Back in Court

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Mar 042011
 

– More than two decades after the Exxon Valdez supertanker struck a reef and unleashed the nation’s biggest tanker spill, a lingering legal dispute about the disaster heads back to court on Friday. At issue in a U.S. District Court hearing in Anchorage is an unpaid $92 million claim by the U.S. Justice Department and the state of Alaska for what they consider long-term environmental damage …
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Master Gardener: Soil testing can save money, protect the environment – San Jose Mercury News

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Mar 042011
 

Q: I am interested in having some soil testing done on my property. Do you offer this service? If not, would you be able to recommend someone who does? I would like to improve my soil by planting a cover crop this fall and have heard that it would be best …
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Research and Markets: The Emerging Risk Environment and What You Need to Know About It – Yahoo Finance

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Mar 042011
 

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c234bb/the_emerging_risk ) has announced the addition of the ” The Emerging Risk Environment and What You Need to Know About It ” report to their offering. Create …
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Gulf oil spill claims czar ramping up final payment offers to victims, but few takers so far – Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Mar 042011
 

NEW ORLEANS – Records show that in the last two weeks more than 8,100 people and businesses have been offered final payments from BP’s oil spill compensation fund, but few have accepted so far. Gulf Coast Claims Facility data show that only about 2.5 …
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High schoolers to simulate Gulf oil spill robotics challenges – Journal Times

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Mar 042011
 

MILWAUKEE — Local students will compete in a robotics challenge Sunday that simulates the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. During Wisconsin’s second annual Remotely Operated Vehicle competition, student teams from Waterford High School and The Prairie …
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SADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for US Ecology Inc. – PR Inside

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Mar 042011
 

2011-03-03 13:18:23 – SADIF-Investment Analytics has applied its StockMarks™ stock-rating system to US Ecology Inc. and produced a report, rating the company’s attractiveness to long-term investors. Ilhavo, Portugal – SADIF Investment Analytics …
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ONTC fined $10,000 for derailment, pays $50,000 to environmental fund (UPDATED)

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Mar 032011
 

Ontario Northland Transportation Commission was fined $10,000 and agreed to pay $50,000 toward a federal environmental damage fund for a train derailment that spilled sulphuric acid into a creek in 2007.[…]
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Mayor: Change in environmental trust will hurt Lincoln property taxpayers

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Mar 032011
 

A state legislative proposal to divert $7 million a year from the Nebraska Environmental Trust would hurt local property taxpayers and seriously damage Lincoln’s environmental efforts, said Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler.
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Shaw receives California Water Environment Association’s Facility of the Year Award – Daily Tribune News

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Mar 032011
 

The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) has named Shaw Industries Group Inc.’s Santa Fe Springs, California plant “Facility of the Year.” The award recognizes Shaw’s innovative wastewater and stormwater management, air quality and waste …
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