Environmental Protection Agency

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Furloughed Government EPA Workers Protest In Denver

Americans are fed up with Congress. The approval rating for Congress has been dropping for some time, but it hit rock bottom with the government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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Maralex Faces Fine Over Well On Southern Ute Land

Regulators say an administrative judge has found a company liable for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act at a disposal well on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.

08/05/2013

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Reddy Ice To Pay $61,500 Fine For Denver Facility

Environmental regulators say Dallas-based Reddy Ice Corp. has agreed to pay $61,500 to settle allegations of deficiencies at the ice maker’s facility in north Denver.

05/30/2013

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Alamosa Cleanup Project Wins $200,000 EPA Grant

The Alamosa County Economic Development Corp. has won a $200,000 grant to help clean up the site of the former Pink Elephant and other businesses on Sixth Street.

05/08/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

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Cement Maker Fined, To Cut Emissions At Colorado Plant

A cement manufacturer in Lyons has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and to install controls to decrease its emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide, the U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday.

04/19/2013

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New Law Requires Old Electronics To Be Recycled

In just a couple of months old televisions and computer monitors will no longer be allowed in dumpsters and landfills. A new law that goes into effect in July will require that all old electronics be recycled.

04/03/2013

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Officials Say Oil Spill Near Parachute No Threat To Water

Local officials in Parachute are confident the flow of an oil-like liquid near a natural gas processing plant will not affect the town’s water.

03/19/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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Oil, Gas Drilling Rile West’s Energy Embrace

This used to be a land proud of its oil barons. Now the energy industry that has brought wealth and jobs across the interior West is prompting angry protests by citizens.

12/17/2012

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