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King Pharmaceuticals to pay $2.2 million over Clean Air Act violations

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Tennessee-based King Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., will pay a $2.2. million penalty to resolve issues relating to allegations of Clean Air Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.
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San Diego water treatment plant wins prestigious 'Presidents Award'

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The City of San Diego’s Miramar Water Treatment Plant has received the prestigious Phase IV “Presidents Award” recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water.
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Wastewater brokerage owners charged in federal court for illegal disposal of industrial waste

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The owners of a wastewater brokerage firm were charged in federal court Monday for allegedly injecting more than 380,000 gallons of industrial wastewater down a well in Assumption Parish, La.
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Texas businesses prepare toxic chemical release reports

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Businesses across Texas are due to submit their reports on toxin releases for 2012 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next month and predictions are hard to make regarding this year's level of toxic chemicals released.
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EPA orders Minnesota to introduce tougher wastewater regulations

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an order requiring the state of Minnesota to introduce more stringent regulation on water pollution in wastewater permits.
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EPA, USDA launch joint program for food waste reduction

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have joined forces to help Americans reduce food waste by lowering consumption and improving recycling rates for food products.
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EPA: US water infrastructure needs $384 billion upgrade

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The federal government will have to spend at least $384 billion on improvements of the country's drinking water infrastructure to make sure that the U.S. population is provided with safe water over the next 20 years.
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$384 billion needed for drinking water infrastructure by 2030, EPA survey shows

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EPA’s fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment identifies investments needed over the next 20 years for thousands of miles of pipes and thousands of treatment plants, storage tanks and water distribution systems.
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EPA approves plan to control sewer overflows in Cincinnati

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The plan establishes priorities to address communities’ most serious water quality problems and promotes cost-effective, innovative solutions to reduce pollution.
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EPA awards more than $500 million to repair water treatment plants damaged in Hurricane Sandy

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EPA is providing grants of $340 million to the state of New York and $229 million to the state of New Jersey for improvements to water treatment facilities impacted by the hurricane.
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