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Rants & Raves

...makes it clear what they're really upset about: Obamacare, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law and Environmental Protection Agency rules on carbon emissions from burning coal. There is no mention of any benefits, economic or otherwise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/rants-raves
Business news

...insect and weedkillers including glyphosate, which is used globally in industrial farming. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it would consider the evaluation.The new classification is aimed mainly at industrial use of glyphosate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/business-news
Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

...ignore the need for energy diversity is shortsighted by any measure. TO KEEP COAL plants from closing, the Environmental Protection Agency should lengthen the compliance dates for its air pollution and carbon regulations. And we need to extend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/put-coal-and-nuc
Towers of power

...than 1 and 2. The carbon-free energy source represents one-third of Georgia's strategy to comply with Environmental Protection Agency-proposed clean-air regulations.Construction delays and cost overruns should concern all of us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-01/towers-power
Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict between pig farm and environmental advocates

...reservoirs and ponds and more than half of its rivers and streams are impaired, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, whose reports show the main culprit is agriculture."Pork is cheap and cheap to produce in large factories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-16/water-air-quality-concerns
North Augusta reservoir project on schedule

...three ground water treatment plants. Glover said the reservoir will help the city fall into compliance with Environmental Protection Agency standards regarding disinfection byproducts. Water with high carbon content after heavy rain is treated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-09/north-augusta-reservoir-proje
Defiant Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

...developed one way or another, meaning construction of the pipeline wouldn't necessarily affect emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency earlier this month called for that analysis to be revisited, arguing that a drop in oil prices may have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-24/defiant-obama-vetoes-keystone-xl-oi
Palmetto Pipeline could help fund some projects

...to acquire land along the pipeline's path, it also falls under the regulatory oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which can require mitigation measures for any unsavory impacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-02-21/palmetto-pipeline-could-
Officials predict minimal environmental impact in Allendale train wreck

...on Augusta Highway, representatives from CSX, the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Environmental Protection Agency met with residents to offer the latest information on a westbound CSX intermodal train that derailed Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-10/officials-predict-minimal-en
Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...some diesel fuel."Two crew members were taken to the hospital with injuries, she said.According to the Environmental Protection Agency Web site, hydrochloric acid is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes, in electroplating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/allendale-county-train-wreck-