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After decades, dirty power plant to get clean

...meet new EPA rules. Homer City received a year-long extension on the deadline from Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection."They will be the last of the existing power plants installing scrubbers," said Vince Brisini, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-27/after-decades-dirty-power-
Tritium leaks found at many nuclear sites

...million picocuries per liter -- 540 times the EPA's drinking water limit -- according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. None has been directly measured in drinking water, but it has been found in an aquifer and in a canal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-26/tritium-leaks-found-many-nucl
Judge again rules against Georgia in water fight

...Circuit to decide whether it will hear them. On Monday, Doug Tobin, press secretary for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, said the state agrees with Magnuson's ruling on Monday. Alabama Gov. Bob Riley also believes Magnuson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/06/met_550772.shtml
Metro
Scare tactics do disservice to Vogtle

...Division of Public Health. As recently as 2001, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wrote the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to correct misinformation from RPHP. The letter addressed false claims about the radioactive isotope...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/28/let_133882.shtml
Letters
Plan to create reefs from tires fails miserably

...said Hugh Carberry of New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection. The state then hatched a new plan to...Michael Sole, chief of the state's Department of Environmental Protection. "It's going to be a huge job bringing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/25/bus_117809.shtml
Business
Techbits: Auto-news, Philadelphia Wi-Fi and more

...and coughing as a way of telling if the water is safe. Ian Michaels, spokesman for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, said the fish have proven adept at detecting problems. He said the fish noticed a diesel spill two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/28/liv_93925.shtml
Life & style
Ruling could aid in water quality fight

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could strengthen the authority of South Carolina and Georgia to issue water quality guidelines for the Savannah River shoals below Augusta's Diversion Dam, according to environmental groups.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/26/met_82898.shtml
Metro | Water
Neighborhoods with unhealthy air fighting back

...five-year legal battle against the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for allowing the giant cement-grinding...In the past five years, the state Department of Environmental Protection has issued more than 700 permits for air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/16/liv_33355.shtml
Life & style
West Virginia issues warning about mercury in fish

...contamination appears to be widespread from atmospheric deposition," said Pat Campbell with the state Department of Environmental Protection. Mercury was found in fish samples ranging from bottom-feeding catfish to predator fish such as largemouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/14/liv_437131.shtml
Life & style
Officials hope Everglades restoration will draw visitors

...in Indiana will scrimp and save so they can make sure their kids have seen the Everglades," Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary David Struhs said. Everglades National Park is the largest national park east of the Rocky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/liv_393772.shtml
Life & style