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Idaho company to pay $7,500 fine to settle alleged Clean Water Act violations

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An Idaho sugar company will have to pay a $7,500 fine to settle accusations that it violated the Clean Water Act by dumping industrial stormwater into the Snake River without a permit.
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EPA agrees to update oil refinery emissions standards

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to change the toxic emissions standards for oil refineries, a set of rules that have not been updated for nearly 20 years.
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EPA awards $260,000 to boost restoration efforts at Onondaga Lake

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Two organizations have received a combined $260,000 from the EPA to finance activities that will enhance water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed in central New York.
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EPA changes chemical assessment processes

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overhauling its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program in a bid to make the program more transparent and to improve the process of scientific assessments.
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San Antonio to pay $2.6 million penalty for Clean Water Act violations

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The city of San Antonio has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will require the city to pay a $2.6 million civil penalty over multiple violations of the Clean Water Act.
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Oshkosh, Wis., ordered to reduce phosphorus discharges from wastewater plant

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The city of Oshkosh, Wis., will have to significantly reduce the amount of phosphorus discharged from its wastewater treatment plant under the terms of its new discharge permit.
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FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

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The FDA's new threshold for arsenic in apple juice is pegged at 10 parts per billion (ppb), which is the same as the limit imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.
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Shell to invest $115 million to reduce air pollution around Houston

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Shell will have to invest $115 million to control harmful air pollution from industrial flares and other processes at its Deer Park refinery in Texas, under the terms of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and EPA.
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Ashland subsidiary to pay $2 million penalty for violations at resin disposal site

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The settlement pertains to the company’s failure to notify EPA about three uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances from the site’s treatment system.
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EPA settles Clean Air Act violations with Texas-based fracking company

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The EPA claimed that the company failed to comply with regulations put in place to prevent accidental releases of potentially hazardous chemicals at its natural gas liquid extraction plant at Bradford, Pa.
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