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Prevent the next rail disaster today

...allowing this to happen?In a climate of lax federal regulations and extensive budget cuts to state departments of environmental protection, the need for local groups such as the Savannah Riverkeeper to speak truth about the devastating impacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-08/prevent-next-rai
SC DOT grants Texas company access for land surveys to prepare for petrol pipeline

...The Army Corps of Engineers, natural resources agencies for South Carolina and Georgia and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will also have oversight roles in the project.Earlier this month an estimated 600 people attended a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-29/sc-dot-grants-texas-company-
After decades, dirty power plant to get clean

HOMER CITY, Pa. - The operators of one of the nation's dirtiest coal-fired power plants was warned of consequences from the Obama administration's push to clean up pollution from coal.

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

...states, including South Carolina. The group filed its own friend of the court brief supporting Maine's Department of Environmental Protection. "We have taken the position that certification is necessary and we're still working with the city...

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