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1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...resins used in boats, cars, buildings and electrical goods, and in other products, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Inhaling it can irritate the larynx, cause coughing, headaches and eye irritation.There were conflicting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Company to pay $2 million to clean up South Carolina fertilizer plant

...site of an old fertilizer plant in Spartanburg.The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reviewed the project to neutralize metals found in the soil at the old IMC fertilizer plant.Work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-27/company-pay-2-million-clean-s
Scientist questions report ranking Savannah River third most toxic in America

...Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, and the Upper New River in Virginia. The report used 2012 data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Environment Georgia Director Jennette Gayer said Georgia's waterways need to be protected by the Clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/report-ranking-savannah-rive
South Carolina gets poor ranking for beach water quality

...overblown. Fifteen percent of the water quality samples taken in South Carolina last summer exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recommended standard for safe swimming. Nationally, 10 percent of the samples taken exceeded the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/south-carolina-gets-poor-rank
Vogtle expansion on track, Georgia Power execs tell PSC

...60-year life of the new reactors, and that tougher environmental rules on carbon emissions released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday make low-emitting nuclear fuel preferable to coal."We have contemplated carbon in our analysis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/vogtle-expansion-track-geo
Problems fighting Atlanta chemical fire

...according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which also reported Monday it took about four hours for the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to begin more extensive testing to detect chemicals kept at the warehouse in Marietta. While officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-02/problems-fighting-atlanta-ch
Augusta Canal Authority awarded $200,000 grant to clean up Sibley Mill

...decontaminate the former Sibley Mill.The brownfields grant was one of two awarded in Georgia by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The funds are intended to clean contaminated properties and repurpose the sites for economic development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-28/augusta-canal-authority-awar
No danger in SC nuke leak, officials say

...water containing high levels of tritium can increase the risk of developing cancer, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Savannah River Site Watch, a group focusing on nuclear issues, called on Duke to figure out why the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-08/no-danger-sc-nuke-leak-offic
Georgia Power executives testify Vogtle expansion is progressing

...year life of the new reactors, and that tougher environmental rules on carbon emissions released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday make low-emitting nuclear fuel preferable to coal."We have contemplated carbon in our analysis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/georgia-power-executives-t
Feds orders Georgia to fix dust plans at power plants

...regulators better explain how a major utility will prevent dust from escaping coal-fired power plants.U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Admini strator Gina McCarthy ruled that Georgia's Environmental Protection Division did not include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-08/feds-orders-georgia-fix-du