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  • Coast Guard wants barges to ship fracking water

    The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages. Now, the wastewater is usually disposed of by truck or rail, which poses more risk for accidents than shipping by barge, according to a government report. And one ...


    By Associated Press

  • DuPont settles hazardous waste violations at Deepwater, N.J. Facility

    In settlement papers filed in federal court by the U.S. Department of Justice, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (DuPont) agreed to pay a $250,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at the company’s wastewater treatment facility in Deepwater, N.J., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. DuPont also agreed to several improvements to its ...

  • July infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 419 decisions, including 63 reasoned ...

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