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Georgia Plant Agrees to Close in Fight Over Gas Emissions

Georgia officials reached an agreement Monday to temporarily shut down a medical sterilization facility that uses a gas that studies have linked to an increased risk of cancer. A Newton County judge signed off on a deal between the state …

Trump vs. California Climate Battle Brewing

California vs. Trump, so to speak, is shaping up to be a heavyweight match. On one side is the world’s sixth (or so) largest economy – home to Disneyland, Hollywood and Big Sur. On the other is the reality show …

EPA Authorizes $1.8M to Remove Unsafe Liquids From 2 Connecticut Industrial Sites

Federal environmental regulators say they’re trying to contain and remove as much as 200,000 gallons of dangerous liquid chemicals and compounds found in storage tanks at two abandoned industrial properties in Waterbury. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tells the Republican-American …

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Remove Asbestos from New York Factory

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to stop the potential spread of asbestos at the former Arkell and Smiths Sack Co. facility in Canajoharie, N.Y. Exposure to asbestos can lead to lung cancer and mesothelioma. “At the request …