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EPA's risk assement to focus on widely used flame retardants

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin assessments on 23 commonly used chemicals, with a specific focus on flame retardant chemicals, in order to more fully understand any potential risks to people’s health and the environment.
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Concrete manufacturer to pay $135,000 civil penalty for Clean Water Act violations

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Torromeo Industries, Inc. will pay a $135,000 civil penalty and implement a compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Kingston, N.H., plant.
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University of South Florida researchers demonstrate innovative water treatment device

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Scientists at the University of South Florida (USF) have developed a new device that can detect contamination and purify polluted water in just a few hours.
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EPA to fund water quality education for New York City high schoolers

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The funding will be used to educate New York City high school students about water quality and wastewater treatment and prepare them for environmental careers.
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Connecticut chemical company fined for violating environmental right-to-know requirements

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5N Plus Inc. allegedly violated the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) by failing to report hazardous chemical inventories to emergency responders.
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EPA recognizes Eastman Chemical for energy efficiency improvements

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company as a 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving energy efficiency during 2012.
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EPA fines Mississippi city for sewage overflows

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is fining the city of Starkville, Miss., over sanitary sewer overflows in the public collection system that occurred over a five-year period.
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Kansas refinery fined more than $2 million for oil spill

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Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing has agreed to pay a $556,244 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its facility in Coffeyville, Kan., and $1.7 million for reimbursement of federal response costs.
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EPA ruling on Arizona coal power plants sparks criticism

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to introduce rigorous pollution control on coal-fired power plants, causing a wave of criticism from Arizona Republicans who have compared the move to the "tyrannical micromanaging that caused the Founding Fathers to revolt against England."
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Latest rules for monitoring unregulated contaminants now in force

UCMR 3 samples must be analyzed by a registered laboratory, with each test method approved
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently implemented its third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 3), requiring public water systems (PWS) to conduct assessment monitoring for the presence of 28 additional chemicals and two viruses during a 12-month period beginning as early as January 2013.
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