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18 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 707
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"EPA Clamps Down on Gold Mines' Mercury Emissions." Associated Press, December 17, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Plume of Fouled Water Hits Fort Peck Wells." Associated Press, December 16, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"EPA Issues New PCB Dredging Rules for GE in NY." Associated Press, December 17, 2010.
11 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 706
In this issue:
SPILL / PIPELINE SAFETY
"Chevron Told to Close Pipeline After Second Oil Spill in Salt Lake City." Los Angeles Times, December 11, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Finishes Illinois Hazardous Materials Cleanup." Associated Press, December 8, 2010.
FLY ASH
"AES Comes Out Swinging In Response To Bokoshe Residents." Chicago Tribune, December 8, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"EPA Delays Stricter Smog, Mercury Limits." Associated Press, December 8, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Investigators Seek Cause of Fatal W.Va. Blast." Associated Press, December 10, 2010.
INHALATION EXPOSURE
"OSHA: Illinois Workers Exposed to Hazardous Dust." Associated Press, December 8, 2010.
04 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 705
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"New BP Challenge to Spill Size Could affect Fine." Associated Press, December 3, 2010.
SPILL / RADIATION
"EPA investigates radiation release at NY nuke lab." Assoicated Press, December 1, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Fines West's Largest Toxic Waste Dump $300,000." Associated Press, November 30, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"Calif Approves Use of Pesticide Linked to Cancer." Associated Press, December 1, 2010.
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27 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 704
In this issue:
SPILL / AUSTRALIA
"Report Blames Rig Operator for Australian spill." Associated Press, Wednesday, November 24, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL
"Gulf spill Reports: Federal Agencies, Oil Companies Were Unprepared for Cleanup." Washington Post, November 22, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Chemical Company to Pay $270M for Enviro Cleanup." Associated Press, November 23, 2010.
LEAD
"Groups Sue EPA Over Lead Ammo, Tackle." Associated Press, November 23, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Calif: No Common Cause for Birth Defects Near Dump." Associated Press, November 22, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"Postal Service Fined for SoCal Safety Hazards." Associated Press, November 23, 2010.
20 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 703
In this issue:
SPILL
"Exxon to Pay $25M in Settlement Over NYC Oil Spill." Associated Press, November 17, 2010.
"Chemical Fumes Force Evacuations in Southern Va." Associated Press, November 16, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL
"Experts: BP Ignored Warning Signs on Doomed Well." Associated Press, November 17, 2010.
SUPERFUND
"$7 million Deal Struck for Cleanup of CA Site." Associated Press, November 19, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"PG&E Prepared to Buy Land in Tainted Mojave Desert." San Francisco Chronicle, November 20, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Tells States to Consider Rising Ocean Acidity." Associated Press, November 16, 2010.
RADIOLOGICAL WASTE
"Workers Find More Radioactivity at Hanford Site." PressWednesday, November 17, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"Audit of Texas Environmental Agency to Be Released." Associated Press, November 17, 2010.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Concord: Wood Chipper Accident Kills Tree Trimmer." San Francisco Chronicle, November 17, 2010.
13 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 702
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Says 50 Michigan Oil Spill Sites Clean." Associated Press, November 8, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL
"Feds: Spilled-Oil Burns Posed Little Health Risk." Associated Press, November 12, 2010.
"Ex-CEO Says BP was Unprepared for Oil Spill." Associated Press, November 9, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Issues Guidelines for Reducing Greenhouse Gas." Associated Press, November 10, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"Tesoro Faces EPA Criminal Probe for Wash. Blast." Associated Press, November 8, 2010.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / BHOPAL
"Survivors of Bhopal Gas Leak Seek Obama's Help." Associated Press, November 8, 2010.
06 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 701
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Dead Deep-Sea Corals Found Near BP Well." Los Angeles Times, November 4, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / DIESEL
"Metra Riders Subjected to High Amounts of Diesel Soot." Chicago Tribune, November 5, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / OZONE
"EPA Plans Late-December Release for New Ozone Standard." New York Times, November 6, 2010.
LEAD
"EPA Denies Petition to Ban Lead in Fishing Tackle." Associated Press, November 4, 2010.
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30 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 700
In this issue:
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Low Sperm Count Seen in Chinese Workers Exposed to High Levels of Plastics Chemical BPA." Associated Press, October 28, 2010.
CLEAN WATER
"Pollution in China's Tai Lake Worse Despite National Push for Environmentalism." Washington Post, October 29, 2010.
PORTABLE WORK PLATFORMS
"Notre Dame Student Dies: Ind. OSHA Launches Probe of Accident." Associated Press, October 29, 2010.
23 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 699
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Govt Puts $773M to Cleaning Up Old GM Sites." Associated Press, October 20, 2010.
"Red Dust Worries Residents Near US Metals Plants." Associated Press, October 22, 2010.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Says Superfund Cleanup of Contaminated Slag Finished at Closed Indiana Steel Factory." Associated Press, October 23, 2010.
16 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 698
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Approves More Ethanol in Gas." Associated Press, October 13, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / EUROPE
"Communism Left Toxic Legacy in Eastern Europe." Associated Press, October 11, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PCBS
"GE: Will Do Some Dredging to Clean Up Mass. River." Associated Press, October 13, 2010.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker Crushed to Death at Nabisco Plant on Southwest Side." Chicago Tribune, October 13, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"GAO: Contractors Get Federal Business Despite Violations." Washington Post, October 13, 2010.
"Cal/OSHA Ordered to Improve Workplace Safety." Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2010.
09 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 697
In this issue:
SPILL
"Hungary Sludge Reservoir at Risk of Collapse." Associated Press, October 9, 2010.
"Chemical Plant Catches Fire in Central Ill." Associated Press, October 9, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LEAD
"Mo. Company to Pay $65M to Cleanup Lead Sites." Associated Press, October 8, 2010.
02 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 696
In this issue:
SPILL / LOCAL / PESTICIDES
"Insecticide odor sickens 14 students and 3 adults." Honolulu Star Advertiser, Septmeber 28, 2010.
COMPLIANCE / HAWAII
"Safety Gaps Worry Feds." Honolulu Star Advertiser, September 28, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"SpaceX Fined for Hazardous Waste Violations." Associated Press, October 1, 2010.
"Iowa Firm to Pay EPA Hazardous Waste Penalty." Associated Press, October 1, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Fines BP $15 Million for Texas City Violations." Associated Press, September 30, 2010.
SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT / PERCHORATE
"EPA Seeks to Regulate Chemical in Water." Associated Press, September 30, 2010.
WORKER FATIGUE
"Shorter Work Hours are Approved for Rookie Doctors." Associated Press, September 29, 2010.
ENFORCEMENT
"Feds: Cal/OSHA Needs Speedier Complaint Process." Associated Press, September 28, 2010.
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25 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 695
In this issue:
SPILL
"20,000 Pounds of Fertilizer Spill Near I-35 in Mo." Associated Press, September 24, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Puts Bay States on Notice." Washington Post, September 25, 2010, A1.
18 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 694
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Investigates Release at BP's Texas Refinery." Associated Press, September 17, 2010.
"Chemical spill sends 5 to hospital." Associated Press, September 14, 2010.
"250,000 Gallons of Oil Recovered from Ill. Leak." Associated Press, September 15, 2010.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION / PIPELINE
"After Blast, DOT Seeks Tougher Pipeline Oversight." Associated Press, September 15, 2010.
FLAMMABLE MATERIALS
"6 hurt in explosion at Tenn. plant making flares." Associated Press, September 14, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"99 Cents Stores Fined for Illegal Pesticides." Associated Press, September 15, 2010.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION / CHINA
"China Is Set to Lose 2% of GDP Cleaning Up Pollution." San Francisco Chronicle, September 17, 2010.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"PG&E Fined for NorCal Worker's Electrocution." Associated Press, September 17, 2010.
11 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 693
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"BP Report Blames Itself, Others for Oil Spill." Associated Press, September 9, 2010.
SPILL
"Enbridge: Oil Spills in Ill., Mich. not Related." Associated Press, September 11, 2010.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA Wants to Know Chemicals Used in Gas Drilling." Associated Press, September 9, 2010.
CLEAN WATER
"Potomac River Now Healthier Than in '50s, Study Shows." Washington Post, September 7, 2010.
TOXICOLOGY / VINYL CHLORIDE / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Trial to Start in Cancer Cluster Case." Chicago Tribune, September 11, 2010.
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28 AUGUST 2010, Issue 692
In this issue:
SPILL
"100 Affected By Fumes at MGM Grand Pool in Vegas." Associated Press, August 27, 2010.
SPILL / RIGHT TO KNOW
"OSHA Eyes 45-Minute Time Lag in Ala. Ammonia Leak." Associated Press, August 25, 2010.
LEAD
"EPA Denies Bid to Ban Lead in Hunting Ammunition." Associated Press, August 27, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Bad Planning Cited in Fatal Colo. Power Plant Fire." Associated Press, August 25, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Fines SeaWorld $75,000 in Death of Trainer." Associated Press, August 24, 2010; A2.
21 AUGUST 2010, Issue 691
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Major Study Charts Long-Lasting Oil Plume in Gulf." Associated Press, August 20, 2010.
CLEAN AIR
"Coal Plants Emitting Less SO2, NOx This Year, EPA Says." New York Times, August 20, 2010.
SUPERFUND
"Defense Department Cleanup of 3 Superfund Sites is Lagging, GAO Report Says." Washington Post, August 17, 2010; A13.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PCBS
"Changes Proposed in Dredging of Hudson River PCBs." Associated Press, August 16, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"Bayer to Limit Pesticide Use, Then Discontinue It." The Associated Press, August 17, 2010.
14 AUGUST 2010, Issue 690
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Finalizes Tighter Pollutant Rules for Cement Plants." Chicago Tribune, August 9, 2010.
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Cleanup in Idaho Draws Local Opposition." Associated Press, August 13, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"BP Agrees to $50.6 Million Fine for Safety Violations in Texas City Explosion." Washington Post, August 13, 2010, A8.
07 AUGUST 2010, Issue 689
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Report: BP Well Leaked Nearly 207 Million Gallons." Associated Press, August 4, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / DISPERSANTS
"Chemical Dispersants in Gulf of Mexico Not Hurting Seafood, FDA says." Washington Post, August 7, 2010, A5.
CONFINED SPACE / ENGULFEMENT
"OSHA Proposes $721K Fine for Wis. Grain Company." Associated Press, August 4, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Sets $16M Fine in Conn. Power Plant Blast." Associated Press, August 5, 2010.
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31 JULY 2010, Issue 688
In this issue:
SPILL
"Company Ramps Up Effort To Clean Mich. River Spill." Associated Press, July 28, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / DISPERSANTS
"Documents Indicate Heavy Use of Dispersants in Gulf Oil Spill." Washington Post, August 1, 2010, A1.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army: Chemical Weapons Off Hawaii Should Stay Put." Associated Press, July 30, 2010.
OIL SPILL / CHINA
"US Expert: China Oil Spill Far Bigger than Stated." Associated Press, July 30, 2010.
CONFINED SPACE / ENGULFEMENT
"OSHA: 2 Illinois Grain Bin Deaths Were Preventable." Associated Press, July 29, 2010.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY / TRI
"EPA Releases Data On Local Toxics." Associated Press, July 28, 2010.
IGNITION SOURCES / WORKER SAFETY / CHINA
"12 Killed in China's Latest Industrial Accident." Los Angeles Times, July 29, 2010.
24 JULY 2010, Issue 687
In this issue:
SPILL / LOCAL
"Fuel Spill Vapors Force Closure of Big Island Highway." Honolulu Star Advertiser, Jul 22, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL
"Federal Records Show Steady Stream of Oil Spills in Gulf Since 1964." Washington Post, July 24, 2010, A1.
OIL SPILL / CHINA
"In China, An Oil Spill and A Low-Tech Cleanup." Washington Post, July 23, 2010, A8.
DRILLING / CLEAN WATER
"Residents Tell EPA Pa. Gas Drilling Poisons Water." Associated Press, July 22, 2010.
CRANE SAFETY / RIGGING
"Rigger Acquitted in Deadly '08 NYC Crane Collapse." Associated Press, July 22, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"2 Dead, 1 Injured in Pa. Zinc Plant Explosion." Associated Press, July 22, 2010.
"Home Crushed By Crane in Tatters." Chicago Tribune, July 22, 2010.
17 JULY 2010, Issue 686
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL / RECOVERY
"Giant Oil Skimmer Won't Work in Gulf Spill Cleanup." Associated Press, July 17, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / AIR QUALITY
"EPA: Moderate Health Concerns with Gulf Air." Associated Press, July 8, 2010.
CLEAN AIR
"Clean-Air Rule Aims to Limit Coal Emissions." Associated Press, July 7, 2010, A3.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PCBS
"EPA Finds More Problems at California Toxic Dump." Associated PressThursday, July 15, 2010.
ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MONTANA
"Mont. Delegation Pushes EPA on Asbestos Cleanup." Associated Press, July 5, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"Alabana Pipemaker McWane in $13M Pact with EPA." Associated Press, July 15, 2010.
"Imperial Sugar Agrees to $4M Fines for Ga. Blast." Associated Press, July 7, 2010.
"UK Court Fines 5 Firms for Massive 2005 Explosion." Associated Press, July 16, 2010.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Labor Department Jolts Postal Service Over Electrical Work-Safety Violations." Washington Post, July 9, 2010, B3.
MACHINE GUARDING
"OSHA Fines Milwaukee-Based Rexnord Industries $130,500 After Machine Amputates Worker's Arm." Associated Press, July 15, 2010.
03 JULY 2010, Issue 685
In this issue:
SPILL / CRANE SAFETY
"Alaska Crane Collapse Spills Fuel Into Chena River." Associated Press, June 29, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / DISPERSANTS
"EPA: 1st Tests Show Dispersants Equally Toxic." Associated Press, June 30, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / SOLID WASTE
"Feds Lean on BP Over Trash Disposal." Associated Press, July 1, 2010.
DRILLING / DRINKING WATER
"Potentially Harmful Chemicals Used in Pa. Drilling." Associated Press, June 28, 2010.
DIVER SAFETY
"Diver Dies While Working on Rig Unrelated to Spill." Associated Press, July 3, 2010.
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26 JUNE 2010, Issue 684
In this issue:
SPILL
"Feds Assess Threat From Sunken Lake Champlain Tug." Associated Press, June 24, 2010.
SPILL RESPONSE RESEARCH
"Little Spent on Oil Spill Cleanup Technology." Associated Press, June 26, 2010.
SPILL / BHOPAL
"Indians, Envious of U.S. Spill Response, Seethe Over Bhopal." New York Times, June 24, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / SKIMMING
"Giant Oil Skimmer Makes Stop in Norfolk on Way to Gulf Oil Cleanup." Chicago Tribune, June 25, 2010.
GULF OIL SPILL / TOXICOLOGY
"Oil Spill Stirs Study, Debate Over Health Impacts." Associated Press, June 21, 2010.
SUPERFUND
"Obama, EPA to Push for Restoration of Superfund Tax on Oil, Chemical Companies." Washington Post, June 21, 2010; A5.
LEAD BASED PAINT / CONSTRUCTION
"EPA Extends Deadline for Lead Paint Training." Associated Press, June 21, 2010.
WORKER SAFETY / COMPLIANCE
"Utah Refinery Hit with $1M in Fines for Explosion." Associated Press, June 21, 2010.
19 JUNE 2010, Issue 683
In this issue:
SPILL
"TVA Hit With $11.5M Penalty for '08 Coal Ash Spill." Associated Press, June 14, 2010.
BP OIL SPILL / HEAT STRESS
"Cleanup Crews Must Battle Oil and Heat, Humidity."Associated Press, June 15, 2010.
BP OIL SPILL / METHANE
"Vast Amounts of Methane in Gulf Spill Pose Threat." Associated Press, June 18, 2010.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / AGENT ORANGE
"$300 mln to Cope With Agent Orange in Vietnam." Associated Press, June 16, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Residents blame landfill for birth defects." Associated Press, June 18, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Concerned About Monsanto Pollution Control Dam." Associated Press, June 16, 2010.
SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT
"EPA Moves to Tighten Water Safety Regulations." Associated Press, June 17, 2010.
12 JUNE 2010, Issue 682
In this issue:
BP OIL SPILL
"NOAA: Presence of Hydrocarbons Found Deep in Gulf Waters." Washington Post, June 8, 2010.
"Oil From Gulf of Mexico Disaster Will Long Be Able to Spill its Identity." Washington Post, June 9, 2010; A4.
BP OIL SPILL / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Tests Raise Questions About Cleanup Workers' Chemical Exposure in the Gulf." New York Times (Greenwire), June 11, 2010.
GROUND ZERO / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Ground Zero Deal Gives Plaintiffs $712.5 Million." New York Times, June 10, 2010.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Officials: Fishermen Caught Mustard Gas Off NY" Associated Press, June 8, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"Pesticide Too Dangerous for Crops in State." San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES / TESORO / ANACORTES
"Wash. Refinery Where 7 Died Won't Open Before Sept." Associated Press, June 10, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Methane Suspected in W.Va. Gas Well Blast; Company Says It Will Let Gas Burn Off Over 2-3 Days." Associated Press, June 7, 2010.
SAFETY MANAGEMENT / BP / BRITISH PETROLEUM
"Reports at BP Over Years Hind History of Problems." Washington Post, June 8, 2010; A1.
05 JUNE 2010, Issue 681
In this issue:
SPILL
"Alabama Island's Beaches Covered with 'Tar Patties' from Oil Spill." Washington Post, June 2, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Texas Governor Says State a Model for Clean Air." Associated Press, June 2, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / SULFUR DIOXIDE
"EPA Toughens Standards on Sulfur Dioxide Pollutant." Associated Press, June 3, 2010.
"China 'Not Optimistic' on Emissions Cuts." Associated Press,Thursday, June 3, 2010.
COMPLIANCE / WORKER SAFETY
"OSHA Proposes Fining NH Seafood Plant $214,000." Associated Press, June 1, 2010.
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29 MAY 2010, Issue 680
In this issue:
SPILL
"Workers Evacuate After Chemical Release in Pa." Associated Press, May 27, 2010.
"Sulfur Gas Evacuation Around Tenn. Plant Ends." Associated Press, May 25, 2010.
SPILL / RESPONSE
"Coast Guard OKs Part of La.'s Sand Berm Plan." Associated Press, May 27, 2010.
SPILL / WORKER PROTECTION
"Officials Ask BP to Protect Health of Workers Cleaning up oil spill." Washington Post, May 28, 2010.
SPILL / DECONTAMINATION
"Oily Ship Enters Mobile Bay, Sparks Anger." Associated Press, May 27, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA: Texas Refinery Permit Violates Clean Air Act." Associated Press, May 25, 2010.
COMPATABILITY
"Water Gun Fight Prompts Hazmat Case, Evacuations." Associated Press, May 24, 2010.
COMPLIANCE / WORKER SAFETY
"OSHA Issues Fines to NDK Crystals for Explosion at Belvedere Plant That Killed 1." Associated Press, May 27, 2010.
22 MAY 2010, Issue 679
In this issue:
SPILL
"Cleaning Oil-Soaked Wetlands May Be Impossible." Associated Press, May 22, 2010.
"Live Feed of Gulf Oil Spill Now Available Online." Associated Press, May 20, 2010.
"Oil Spill Shuts Down 19 Percent of Gulf Fishing." Associated Press, May 18, 2010.
SPILL / CHEMICAL DISPERSANTS
"EPA Tells BP to Use Less Toxic Chemicals to Break Up Oil Spill." Washington Post, May 20, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Will Limit Pesticides Near Salmon Streams." Associated Press, May 17, 2010.
"Research Links Pesticides With ADHD in Children." Associated Press, May 17, 2010.
AGENT ORANGE / DIOXIN
"35 Years After War, Most Vietnamese Believe US Should Do More to Help Victims of Agent Orange." Associated Press, May 22, 2010.
15 MAY 2010, Issue 678
In this issue:
SPILL
"5,000 or 26,000 Barrels a Day: Size of Gulf Oil Spill is a Guesstimate." Washington Post, May 14, 2010, A6.
SPILL / CHEMICAL DISPERSANTS
"Feds Approve Undersea Use of Chemical Dispersants." Associated Press, May 14, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Company: Cleanup Complete at Calif. Toxic Dump." Associated Press, May 13, 2010.
08 MAY 2010, Issue 677
In this issue:
SPILL / WORKER PROTECTION
"Oil Spill May Endanger Human Health, Officials Say." Associated Press, May 7, 2010.
SPILL / CHEMICAL DISPERSANTS
"Chemical Dispersants an Unknown Quantity in Addressing Oil Spill." Washington Post, May 6, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / MERCURY
"EPA fines light bulb recycler $743,000." Chicago Tribune, May 6, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"2 dead After Explosion at Ala. Army Base." Associated Press, May 6, 2010.
COAL ASH
"EPA Proposes Coal Ash Rule, Sets Time for Comment." Associated Press, May 4, 2010.
URANIUM
"EPA Says Ariz. Uranium Mine Operating Illegally." Associated Press, May 4, 2010.
01 MAY 2010, Issue 676
In this issue:
SPILL
"Scientists Watch for Environmental Effects of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill." Washington Post, May 1, 2010, A1.
"Pressure Grows for Action by BP." Washington Post, May 1, 2010; A1.
SPILL PLANNING
"Document: BP Didn't Plan for Major Oil Spill; Asserted Adverse Environmental Impacts Unlikely." Associated Press, April 30, 2010.
SPILL RESPONSE
"Oil Spill Containment, Cleanup Technology Has Failed to Keep Pace." New York Times, April 30, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT / MERCURY
"Obama Administration Plans to Reduce Mercury Emissions." Chicago Tribune, April 30, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PCBS
"GE Says Hudson River PCB Dredging Has Cost $561 Million Through End of Phase 1." Associated Press, April 30, 2010.
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24 APRIL 2010, Issue 675
In this issue:
SPILL
"Search Ends for 11 Missing Oil Rig Workers Off La." Associated PressFriday, April 23, 2010.
WORKPLACE SAFETY: OIL INDUSTRY
"A Look at Deadly Oil Industry Accidents." Associated Press, April 21, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Emissions Often Underestimated, EPA Standards Old." Associated Press, April 22, 2010.
CLEAN AIR ACT / DIESEL
"Calif. Considers Delaying Diesel-Emission Rules." Associated Press, April 22, 2010.
LEAD-BASED PAINT
"New EPA Rule Requires More Care Around Lead Paint." Associated Press, April 21, 2010.
17 APRIL 2010, Issue 674
In this issue:
SPILL / AUSTRALIA
"Oil from Barrier Reef Crash Washes Up on Sanctuary." Associated Press, April 13, 2010.
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Businessman Found Guilty of Mishandling Hazardous Waste." Advertiser, April 15, 2010.
LEAD BASES PAINT / CONSTRUCTION
"EPA Rules on Lead Paint in Home Renovations Will Soon Take Effect." Washington Post, April 17, 2010, E1.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Corps Finds New WWI Chemical Site in DC Yard." Associated Press, April 16, 2010.
10 APRIL 2010, Issue 673
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Splash Critically Injures Pa. Worker." Associated Press, April 8, 2010.
"About 18,000 Gallons of Crude Spill in La. Refuge." Associated Press, April 6, 2010.
SPILL / AUSTRALIA
"Crews Begin Moving Oil from Ship Stuck on Reef." Associated Press, April 9, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Feds Find Problems at Central Calif. Toxic Dump." Associated Press, April 9, 2010.
LEAD SAFETY
"Rule on Lead Safety Set to Take Effect." New York Times, April 8, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Tightens Rules on Pesticide Linked to Deaths." Associated Press, April 8, 2010.
COMPLIANCE
"It Appears That the W.Va. Mine Disaster Could Have Been Averted." Washington Post, April 10, 2010, A16.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE / GULF WAR SYNDROME
"Up to 250,000 Gulf War Veterans Have 'Unexplained Medical Symptoms'." Washington Post Staff, April 10, 2010.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"1 Man Dead, Another Rescued in Trench Accident." Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2010.
03 APRIL 2010, Issue 672
In this issue:
SPILL
"Neighbors of La. Chemical Fire Still Evacuated." Associated Press, March 31, 2010.
"Officials Fear Ship Breaking Apart on Barrier Reef." Associated Press, April 3, 2010.
SPILL / AMMONIA
"Ammonia Leak Forces Ind. Residents to Flee Homes." Associated Press, March 30, 2010.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"5 Dead, 2 Hurt in Blast, Fire at Wash. Refinery." Associated Press, April 3, 2010.
WORKER SAFETY / REFINERIES
"Report Shows US Oil Refineries Have Bad Safety Record as Blast Kills 4 in Washington State." Associated Press, April 2, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / COMPLIANCE
"Lyondell Chemical Agrees to Pay $250 Million." Associated Press, March 31, 2010.
CLEAN AIR
"Emissions Limits, Greater Fuel Efficiency for Cars, Light Trucks Made Official." Washington Post, April 2, 2010, A1.
CLEAN AIR / MEXICO CITY
"Mexico City Drastically Reduced Air Pollutants Since 1990s." Washington Post, April 1, 2010; A8.
CLEAN AIR ACT / COMPLIANCE
"Shell Refineries Agree to Install $6M of Equipment." Associated Press, March 31, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"Calif. Bill Would Expand Pesticide Safety Program." Associated Press, April 2, 2010.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Environmental Protection Agency Will List Bisphenol 'Chemical of Concern'." Washington Post, March 30, 2010; A9.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / MERCURY / MINAMATA
"Japanese With Mercury Poisoning Agree to Govt. Deal." Associated Press, March 29, 2010.
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27 MARCH 2010, Issue 671
In this issue:
CLEAN WATER
"Proposal Mandates Stricter Pollution Controls for Ships." Washington Post, March 26, 2010.
DRINKING WATER / TRICHLOROETHYLENE
"EPA to Issue Stricter Drinking Water Standards." Associated Press, March 22, 2010.
20 MARCH 2010, Issue 670
In this issue:
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Lawsuit Settlement Means No More Perfume, Aftershave or other Scents for Detroit City Workers."
CHEMICAL COMPATABILITY
"Police: Worker Hurt After Mixing Chemicals That Cause an Explosion at a Wisconsin Resort." Associated Press, March 16, 2010.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS / SARIN
"Tokyo Marks 15th Anniversary of Subway Gas Attack." Associated Press, March 20, 2010.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA to Study 'Fracking' Gas Drilling Method." Associated Press, March 18, 2010.
PESTICIDES
"EPA: More Pets Injured by Flea and Tick Products." Associated Press, March 18, 2010.
CONTINGENCY PLANNING / INSURANCE
Small Business Disaster Prep Includes Insurance." Associated Press, March 17, 2010.
13 MARCH 2010, Issue 669
In this issue:
SPILL
"Norfolk Southern to Pay $4M for 2005 SC Chlorine Spill That Killed 9, Polluted Creek." Associated Press, March 8, 2010.
"Exelon to Pay $1 Million to Settle Suits Over Leaks at Power Plants." Chicago Tribune, March 12, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA to Allow States Address Rising Ocean Acidity." Associated Press, March 11, 2010.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / FORMALDEHYDE
"FEMA's Sale of Katrina Trailers Sparks Criticism." Washington Post, March 13, 2010; A1.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"GE: Limit PCB Contamination During Hudson Dredging." Associated Press, March 9, 2010.
06 MARCH 2010, Issue 668
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"EPA Adds 2 Ill. Sites to Superfund Priorities List." Associated Press, March 3, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Clean Water Act Doesn't Apply Everywhere." New York Times, March 1, 2010.
CONFINED SPACES / AIR MONITORING
"US Board's Guidelines Aim to Prevent Explosions." Associated Press, March 4, 2010.
SOLID WASTE / COAL ASH
"Disposal of Spilled Coal Ash a Long, Winding Trip." Associated Press, March 5, 2010.
SOLID WASTE / SLUDGE
"Claim: San Francisco Giving Gardeners Toxic Sludge." Associated Press, March 5, 2010.
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27 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 667
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Orders Cleanup to Resume at PR Fuel Depot." Associated Press, February 25, 2010.
"Italian Oil Slick Reaches Key Farm Center of Parma." Associated Press, February 25, 2010.
20 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 666
In this issue:
SPILL
"Cosco Busan Operator Fined $10 Million." San Francisco Chronicle, February 20, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Settlement in San Mateo Waste Company Violations." San Francisco Chronicle, February 19, 2010.
"PG & E Soil Tests to Force Napa Tenants to Move." San Francisco Chronicle, February 18, 2010.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE / MERCURY
"Texas Energy Company Southern Union Appeals $18 Million Fine for Illegal Mercury Storage in RI." Associated Press, February 16, 2010.
BENZENE / DRINKING WATER
"Fed Probe Urged on Cancer Chemical in Marine Water." Associated Press, February 18, 2010.
13 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 665
In this issue:
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Criminal Probe is Launched in Conn. Plant Blast." Associated Press, February 8, 2010.
CHINA / CLEAN WATER
"China's Water Pollution Level Higher Than Estimated in 2007." Associated Press, February 10, 2010.
06 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 664
In this issue:
SPILL
"Sheen Remains Weeks After Port Arthur Oil Spill." Associated Press, February 5, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Calif. City Near Landfill Hopeful After EPA Visit." Associated Press, February 3, 2010.
"Obama Seeks $300 Million for Great Lakes Cleanup." Associated Press, February 1, 2010.
CLEAN AIR / SULFUR DIOXIDE
"Senators Seek Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Cuts." Reuters, February 4, 2010.
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30 JANUARY 2010, Issue 663
In this issue:
SPILL
"220,000 Gallons Evaporated, Dispersed in Oil Spill." Associated Press, January 25, 2010.
"672-Gallon Oil Spill Fouls Huntington Beach Channel." Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2010.
DIESEL
"Protecting Children from Harmful School Bus Diesel Emissions." Washington Post, January 25, 2010.
PHOSGENE
"W.Va. DuPont Worker Dies After Phosgene Exposure." Associated Press, January 25, 2010.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"State to Probe Birth Defects Spike in Calif. Town." Associated Press, January 29, 2010.
23 JANUARY 2010, Issue 662
In this issue:
SPILL
"Company to Pay $1.3 Million for SoCal Oil Spill." Associated Press, January 21, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"EPA Notes Higher PCB Levels in Hudson Dredging." Associated Press, January 21, 2010.
"NYC to Address PCB-Contaminated Caulk in Schools." Associated Press, January 20, 2010.
LEAD ABATEMENT
"Lead Paint Rules Require Contractor Certification." Associated Press, January 22, 2010.
16 JANUARY 2010, Issue 661
In this issue:
SPILL
"Wyo. Regulators Won't Disclose Oil Spill Penalty." Associated Press, January 14, 2010.
"Big Fuel Spill on Alaska Island." Associated Press, January 13, 2010.
SPILL / FORKLIFT
"Cleanup of Explosives Spill Delays NC Port Opening." Associated Press, January 13, 2010.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic Waste Facility Rejects Radioactive Waste." Associated Press, January 14, 2010.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Proposes Water Pollution Legal Limits in Fla." Associated Press, January 15, 2010.
09 JANUARY 2010, Issue 660
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Shuts Dam Generators Following Diesel Spill." Associated Press, January 5, 2010.
SOLID WASTE
"Trash to Gas: Landfill Energy Projects Increasing." Associated PressTuesday, January 5, 2010.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Proposes Stricter Limits on Smog Sollutants." Washington Post, January 8, 2010, A1.
02 JANUARY 2010, Issue 659
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Leak Pollutes Large Stretch of China River." Associated Press, January 2, 2010.
"Prudhoe Bay Oil Spill Now As Much As 100 Gallons." Associated Press, December 30, 2009.
SPILL / AMMONIA
"SC Finds Serious Violations in Ammonia Leak." Associated Press, December 30, 2009.
TOXICOLOGY / ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
"NY Scientists to Study Affect of Everyday Toxins." Associated Press, December 28, 2009.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"Mercury Emissions Rise in Illinois, Even as Figures Drop Nationwide." Chicago Tribune, December 28, 2009.
DRINKING WATER
"Crestwood Residents Still Waiting for Results of Investigation of Town's Cancer Rates." Chicago Tribune, December 30, 2009.
COMPLIANCE
"Labor Chief Moves on Job Safety, Workers' Rights." Associated Press, January 1, 2010.
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