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City plans to dip into solid waste fees to catch up on abandoned property demolition

...enforcement division and turns it over to Environmental Services, which already manages vacant...city codes and determine the extent of environmental mitigation needed. After the demolition, Environmental Services will provide cost documentation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-29/city-plans-dip-solid-was
EPA water rule finds critics

...regulations finalized Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Division and the Army Corps of Engineers as a tool for environmental groups to halt development they...the administration, as well as environmental groups, with a powerful tool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-28/epa-water-rule-finds-cri
Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

...turtles during their nesting season. The outer harbor will only be open to dredging from December through March."The environmental windows have a lot to do with when we can dredge," Bostick said. "That's the primary delay in when we can start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/dredging-savannah-harbor-wont
Calculate value of park

Has anyone considered calling in an environmental economist to determine the true monetary value that the ecological services Brick Pond Park in North Augusta provides ? e.g...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-28/calculate-value-park
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...South Carolina's public health and environmental agency got it right this time in selecting...director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The unanimous vote followed...balance between business, consumer and environmental interests.Heigel began her career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...of Energy says a required report on environmental impacts awaits completion. A draft of the environmental assessment could be released "in the...be noted that even after the final (environmental assessment) is complete, it does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Woman protesting drilling leaves Shell ship in Washington harbor after hanging on since Friday

...hypothermia and then released, Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said.She spent the weekend attached to the ship in an environmental protest against Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska. The oil company's proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-25/woman-protesting-drilling-
New York weighs letting dogs enter outdoor dining areas

...restaurants, out of concerns including potential biting or transmitting germs to people's food. A 2013 study in the Journal of Environmental Health found such risks haven't been clearly quantified amid slim research.Dog owners counter that dogs hang out safely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/new-york-weighs-letting-do
As US oil production soars, so do pipeline accidents

...year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.Meanwhile, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups want the federal agency to toughen its standards and require more work to test and improve aging pipelines."They're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/us-oil-production-soars-so
2014 Annual Drinking Water Report (CCR) Quality Report City of Bly...

...water poses a health risk. More information about contaminates and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791). The sources of drinking water (both tap...

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