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Texas Groups Accept One Army Chemical Weapons Waste Shipment

Article: Texas Groups Accept One Army Chemical Weapons Waste Shipment

PORT ARTHUR, Texas, December 11, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental and social justice groups in Port Arthur, Texas have agreed to accept a one time shipment of chemical weapons waste from Kentucky similar to that which they have fought for years to keep out of the state. This time, because of several chemical weapons were found…

Arizona Developer Fined $1M for Altering Santa Cruz River

Article: Arizona Developer Fined $1M for Altering Santa Cruz River

PHOENIX, Arizona, October 13, 2008 (ENS) – An Arizona land developer and a contractor have agreed to pay one of the largest fines in the history of the U.S. EPA to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act for bulldozing, filling, and diverting five miles of the Santa Cruz River, a major waterway in…

Army Sued to Clear Ordnance from Hawaiian Temples

Article: Army Sued to Clear Ordnance from Hawaiian Temples

HONOLULU, Hawaii, February 20, 2008 (ENS) – Today, community group Malama Makua asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii to order the U.S. Army to move quickly to expand cultural access to Native Hawaiian sites at Makua Military Reservation on Oahu. This access is required under the October 4, 2001 settlement that…