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US gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanup
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Two federal agencies issued an order Wednesday to ensure that Plains All American Pipeline finishes the cleanup of what they call the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard issued the joint Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude on land, at the shoreline and in the ocean, to contain the oil and to ...

EPA issues final rules protecting drinking water, streams
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Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new rules shielding small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development, the Obama administration said Wednesday. The White House said the rules would provide much-needed clarity for landowners, but some Republicans and farm groups said they go much too far. House Speaker John Boehner declared they would send ...

WTW shows new spectrophotometers at ACHEMA: The photoLab® 7000 series
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Now equipped with a reference beam optics and with a colour display, handling, comfortability  and user-guidance of WTW spectrophotometers have been improved once again: The universal and flexible combination of systematic routine analysis plus spectral analysis capabilities has been kept, and so have been features as the unique automatic cuvette recognition for rectangular cuvettes and the ...

China coal production falls in first 4 months of year
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Coal production in China, the world's biggest coal-consuming nation, fell by 6 percent in the first four months of this year as the economy slows and the government makes a concerted push to reduce carbon emissions. The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 percent. China uses roughly half of all of the world's ...

Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
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In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The rule ensures that waters protected under the Clean Water Act are more precisely defined and predictably ...

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