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Stories with subject: Waste management
  • Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
  • Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014

  • 2 adults arrested in Longmont railroad tie fire 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:13 am
  • LONGMONT, Colorado - Longmont police have arrested two young men on suspicion of setting railroad ties on fire near the city's wastewater treatment plant.

  • Update expected on leaky nuke dump 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:04 am
  • CARSLBAD, New Mexico - The Department of Energy plans an update on its latest entries into southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump.

  • Bill would establish NH paint disposal program 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:19 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - The price of a gallon of paint could rise 75 cents to fund a paint recycling and disposal program in New Hampshire under a bill before the Senate.

  • No criminal charges for 2 ex-leaders at LR utility 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two formers leaders at the Little Rock Wastewater Utility won't face criminal charges after a manager was allowed to live rent-free in his mobile home on utility property, prosecutors have decided.

  • Heavy rain leads to sewage problems in Valdosta 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:38 am
  • VALDOSTA, Georgia - Heavy rains have led to continuing sewage problems in the south Georgia city of Valdosta.

  • Executive cleared in Dallas slaughterhouse case 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:11 am
  • DALLAS - Dallas prosecutors have dropped charges against one of two executives of a local slaughterhouse they accused of dumping pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River.

  • Snyder offers plan to boost solid waste recycling 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:07 am
  • TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder released a plan Monday to boost recycling of household solid waste in Michigan, which lags behind most other states despite once being a trendsetter with its beverage container deposit law.

  • Baton Rouge officials object to landfill approval 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:55 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge official wants to consider suing to block an industrial waste landfill in north Baton Rouge.

  • Several agencies receive $317K in recycling funds 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:58 am
  • NATCHEZ, Mississippi - The city of Natchez, along with the city of Brookhaven and Wilkinson County, received more than $300,000 last week to fund a regional recycling effort.

  • Fort Dodge considers smaller waste containers 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:57 pm
  • FORT DODGE, Iowa - When a pair of new solid waste containers was delivered to the Fort Dodge home of Marlys Huebsch earlier this year, she was surprised by their size.

  • Amite County hesitates over landfill for oil waste 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:13 pm
  • LIBERTY, Mississippi - Amite County supervisors are hesitating over a plan to allow a landfill to bury oilfield waste and inject brine wastewater underground.

  • North Texas city awaits word on wastewater re-use 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:25 am
  • LUBBOCK, Texas - Grappling with a three-year drought, a North Texas city is awaiting word from the state to re-use wastewater, including some from toilet flushes, for drinking.

  • DC Water adopts system to make power, fertilizer 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:04 am
  • WASHINGTON - This is a topic that one must approach delicately so as not to offend the reader's sensibilities, but since it is a matter of importance for which you may receive a bill for some portion of $470 million, we start out with an analogy.

  • Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:12 am
  • A look at where the four Democratic gubernatorial candidates - state Treasurer Rob McCord, former Clinton White House environmental adviser Katie McGinty, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz and businessman Tom Wolf - stand on some key issues:

  • Grant awarded for recycling program in Pike 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:13 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Mayor Whitney Rawlings' crusade for curbside recycling in McComb by 2015 is a step closer to reality.

  • Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:38 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

  • Quapaw Tribe leads cleanup of federal hazmat site 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:14 pm
  • QUAPAW, Oklahoma - The Quapaw Tribe has become the first Native American tribe in the country to lead the cleanup of a federal hazardous waste site, managing the effort to clear mining waste from an area where a Catholic church and boarding school for tribal members once stood.

  • Wastewater from W.Va. spill sent to Ohio, NC 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:43 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Wastewater containing a chemical that spilled into the water supply for 300,000 West Virginians is heading to Ohio and North Carolina.

  • Hazardous waste collection set for Saturday 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:05 am
  • PURVIS, Mississippi - Residents of Forrest and Lamar counties will be able to dispose of hazardous household waste at no charge Saturday in what's dubbed "Right Way To Throw Away Day."

  • Va. river declared safe a week after manure spill 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:58 am
  • ROCKY MOUNT, Virginia - Health officials have declared a section of the Pigg River safe in Franklin County a week after 30,000 gallons of cow manure wastewater spilled.

  • Feds indict Kansas firm for pollution 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:23 pm
  • WICHITA, Kansas - Federal prosecutors have charged a Kansas metal finishing business for allegedly dumping untreated wastewater into a city sewer system, then submitting fraudulent samples and reports of analysis to conceal the pollution from state environmental regulators.

  • Hattiesburg beset by wastewater woes 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:05 am
  • HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Mayor Johnny DuPree may not have been able to bring a 1 percent sales tax referendum before Hattiesburg voters.

  • Big Island wastewater upgrade still years away 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:50 pm
  • KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Significant hurdles remain in Hawaii County's quest to offer treated wastewater that can be reused for landscaping irrigation.

  • State investigates possible illegal toxins dumping 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:43 am
  • HONOLULU - Hawaii health department officials are investigating possible illegal dumping of toxins at an Oahu site.