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MINNEAPOLIS — PolyMet Mining Corp. is offering Minnesota a $544 million package of financial assurances to serve as an insurance policy to protect taxpayers...
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BERLIN — A new study claims 44.7 million metric tons (49.3 million tons) of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical good were discarded...
Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

MOSCOW — A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this fall admitted...
Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for 1st time since leak

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository are flipping the switch on an interim ventilation system this week, allowing...
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Association for Recycling chose Colorado Springs for its pilot recycling program in efforts to help boost the state's...
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WINONA, Minn. — Scientists have found that medications are making their way through Minnesota's wastewater systems and accumulating in lake bottoms. ...
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A toxic waste site in southwestern Michigan has been placed on a national priority list for accelerated cleanup work. ...
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PADUCAH, Ky. — The Environmental Protection Agency has placed a Kentucky chemical plant on its list of Superfund locations targeted for hazardous waste cleanup. ...
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DES MOINES, Iowa — Grocery and beverage manufacturing groups want to rewrite Iowa's beverage container law and opt for a statewide recycling program instead. ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Latest on a federal judge ordering pork production giant Murphy-Brown LLC to follow through on an agreement and allow studies...

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