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Research proposals sought for reuse of oil field wastewater

An environmental and academic consortium is looking for projects to research the treatment and reuse of produced water – the salty mixture that surfaces from wells along with petroleum. The industry …

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With Proposals to Allow Fracking Waste Dumping in Waterways, EPA Is Courting Disaster

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New sentencing proposals crack down on waste criminals

Fly-tippers and other serious waste offenders could be slapped with larger fines after new environmental sentencing proposals were launched yesterday (14 March).
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Obama Speech Expected To Flesh Out Climate Proposals

The big surprise in President Obama’s inaugural address was his attention to climate change. What will the president’s State of the Union address say about clean energy and global warming?

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US environment agency to delay greenhouse gas proposals – The Guardian

New greenhouse gas regulations for US power plants are unlikely to be proposed by the end of the month, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has admitted. The agency originally aimed at producing initial proposals by 30 …
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Environment Ministry clears 6 mining proposals in Orissa – Deccan Herald

Softening its stance on mining in heavily-forested areas, the Environment Ministry today gave its nod for clearing six coal blocks, including five in ‘no go’ areas, for three major power plants in Orissa. “All the six coal-blocks are part of the IB Valley …
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California wilderness proposals face dicey political environment – Sacramento Bee

WASHINGTON – The next California wilderness fights will stretch from the desert to the Delta, in a dicey new political environment. This week, the state’s two Democratic senators set the stage by introducing wilderness-related bills. Their prospects are …
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