- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
- 2 adults arrested in Longmont railroad tie fire Updated: Apr-17-14 11:13 am
- Update expected on leaky nuke dump Updated: Apr-17-14 5:04 am
- Bill would establish NH paint disposal program Updated: Apr-16-14 12:19 pm
- No criminal charges for 2 ex-leaders at LR utility Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
- Heavy rain leads to sewage problems in Valdosta Updated: Apr-16-14 7:38 am
- Executive cleared in Dallas slaughterhouse case Updated: Apr-16-14 7:11 am
- Snyder offers plan to boost solid waste recycling Updated: Apr-14-14 11:07 am
- Baton Rouge officials object to landfill approval Updated: Apr-14-14 8:55 am
- Several agencies receive $317K in recycling funds Updated: Apr-14-14 5:58 am
- Fort Dodge considers smaller waste containers Updated: Apr-13-14 3:57 pm
- Amite County hesitates over landfill for oil waste Updated: Apr-13-14 3:13 pm
- North Texas city awaits word on wastewater re-use Updated: Apr-13-14 10:25 am
- DC Water adopts system to make power, fertilizer Updated: Apr-13-14 10:04 am
- Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand Updated: Apr-13-14 9:12 am
- Grant awarded for recycling program in Pike Updated: Apr-12-14 11:13 am
- Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking Updated: Apr-11-14 7:38 pm
- Quapaw Tribe leads cleanup of federal hazmat site Updated: Apr-11-14 5:14 pm
- Wastewater from W.Va. spill sent to Ohio, NC Updated: Apr-11-14 3:43 pm
- Hazardous waste collection set for Saturday Updated: Apr-11-14 10:05 am
- Va. river declared safe a week after manure spill Updated: Apr-11-14 8:58 am
- Feds indict Kansas firm for pollution Updated: Apr-10-14 3:23 pm
- Hattiesburg beset by wastewater woes Updated: Apr-10-14 4:05 am
- Big Island wastewater upgrade still years away Updated: Apr-09-14 2:50 pm
- State investigates possible illegal toxins dumping Updated: Apr-09-14 11:43 am
Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014
LONGMONT, Colorado - Longmont police have arrested two young men on suspicion of setting railroad ties on fire near the city's wastewater treatment plant.
CARSLBAD, New Mexico - The Department of Energy plans an update on its latest entries into southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump.
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.
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.
VALDOSTA, Georgia - Heavy rains have led to continuing sewage problems in the south Georgia city of Valdosta.
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.
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, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge official wants to consider suing to block an industrial waste landfill in north Baton Rouge.
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, 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.
LIBERTY, Mississippi - Amite County supervisors are hesitating over a plan to allow a landfill to bury oilfield waste and inject brine wastewater underground.
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.
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.
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:
MCCOMB, Mississippi - Mayor Whitney Rawlings' crusade for curbside recycling in McComb by 2015 is a step closer to reality.
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, 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.
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.
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."
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.
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, Mississippi - Mayor Johnny DuPree may not have been able to bring a 1 percent sales tax referendum before Hattiesburg voters.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Significant hurdles remain in Hawaii County's quest to offer treated wastewater that can be reused for landscaping irrigation.
HONOLULU - Hawaii health department officials are investigating possible illegal dumping of toxins at an Oahu site.