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Texas Approves Nation's Largest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Site

Texas Approves Nation's Largest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Site

AUSTIN, Texas, January 14, 2009 (ENS) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, voted 2-0 Tuesday to grant a double license for Waste Control Specialists to dispose of up to 28 million cubic feet of low-level radioactive waste from Texas, Vermont and the federal government in Andrews County. Commissioner Larry Soward abstained from the vote.…

Owner of 'Lowest Price' Gas Stations Fined $3 Million

Owner of 'Lowest Price' Gas Stations Fined $3 Million

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 19, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board has ordered a company that owns gas stations in the mid-Atlantic states to pay a $3.16 million penalty for violations involving 72 underground fuel storage tanks at 23 gas stations. In a ruling announced today, the board upheld the agency’s enforcement action…

Whistleblower Seeks Restoration of Independent EPA Ombudsman

Whistleblower Seeks Restoration of Independent EPA Ombudsman

WASHINGTON, DC, January 8, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is resisting a legal bid to re-create its internal independent watchdog, according to filings posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a national association of workers in natural resources agencies. At the time it was disbanded in 2002, the EPA’s National…