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Bahrain says five soldiers killed at Saudi borders: BNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Five Bahraini soldiers were killed while they were on duty protecting the southern borders of neighboring Saudi Arabia, state news agency BNA reported on Friday.

Changes to Whole Farm Revenue Insurance Could Increase Access

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. WFRP was first made available for the 2015 crop year, and provides revenue insurance coverage on all of a farmer’s crops and animals under one policy. Show More Summary

Dramatic videos of Gold King Mine spill released by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has posted a set of short videos taken as the spill began of mineral-rich waste water from the Gold King mine in Colorado on August 5. I've embedded one of the ten posted below, showing what looks like the full force of the waters surging out of the mine tunnel. Show More Summary

Navajo Nation Prepares To Sue EPA Over Animas River Toxic Spill

The Navajo Nation has hired a prominent Southern California law firm to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following the massive Animas River wastewater spill. On August 5, the EPA accidentally released three million gallons of toxic, orange sludge into the river when conducting an assessment of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. Show More Summary

Mapping Inactive Metal Mines Across the US

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

On August 5, the Animas River in southwestern Colorado was subjected to at least a 3,000,000 gallon discharge of acidic, metal-laden mine waste from the Gold King Mine when contractors for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...Show More Summary

News in Brief: Report: Climate Change To Force People To Double Ice Cream Consumption Speed By 2050

4 days agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Emphasizing that these projections necessitate immediate action, a report released Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that global climate change will force humans to double the speed of their ice cream consumption by the year 2050. Show More Summary

EPA Rules Target Hazardous Waste Management

The EPA yesterday proposed two new hazardous waste rules that the agency says will strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses. One of the proposed rules aims to protect waterways, including drinking...Show More Summary

WHY DOES THE EPA HATE NATIVE AMERICANS? Navajo Nation preps lawsuit against EPA over mine spill. …

WHY DOES THE EPA HATE NATIVE AMERICANS? Navajo Nation preps lawsuit against EPA over mine spill. The Navajo Nation is preparing for a legal battle against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The tribe contends that the EPA’s Aug. 5 accident in Colorado, which made national headlines after turning portions of the Animas River bright […]

What Media Should Know About The Fossil Fuel Industry's Latest Pro-Smog Pollution Campaigns

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Environmental Policy Alliance are each running TV ad campaigns attacking the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) forthcoming smog pollution reduction rule. But before members...Show More Summary

NSA wants encryption that fends off quantum computing hacks

The National Security Agency isn't just yearning for quantum computers that can break tough encryption -- it wants encryption that can protect against quantum computers, too. Officials have begun planning a transition to "quantum resistant" encryption that can't be cracked as quickly as conventional algorithms. Show More Summary

Right now, the EPA and NOAA consider fish farms to have essentially no negative effect on wild fish.

Right now, the EPA and NOAA are smoking crack..... The Wild Fish Conservancy has sent a 60-day Notice of Intent to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for violations...Show More Summary

Judge backs Pebble in dispute with EPA

A federal judge has approved a request for a subpoena compelling a former Environmental Protection Agency official to explain his actions in the agency’s controversial decision to prevent a proposed gold mine from being built in southwestern Alaska. U.S. Show More Summary

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya’s coast

Melissa Fleming, the agency’s spokeswoman in Geneva, said the deaths of the 71 migrants found in Austria illustrate “the desperation of people seeking protection or a new life in Europe”. The Krone newspaper reports that one of those arrested is believed to be the owner of the truck, while two were drivers. Police raided houses

California Climate Bills Could Set A High Bar For The Rest Of The Country

As states prepare to develop plans for meeting new greenhouse gas standards from the Environmental Protection Agency, they might look to California as an example of what's possible. Right now, the California legislature is considering two bills, SB 32 and 350, which would allow the state to meet interim climate goals that Gov. Show More Summary

After Court Defeat, EPA Presses Forward With Water Rule in Some States

The Environmental Protection Agency pressed forward with its new water pollution rules on Friday, saying a court ruling blocking them from going into effect applied only to 13 states that brought the case.

EPA says new rule will protect drinking water for 37 states

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. Continue reading ? The post EPA says new rule will protect drinking water for 37 states appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Wyoming Farmer Sues EPA Over $16 Million in Potential Fines Over Building Drinking Water Pond for His Livestock

last weekNews : Reason

With the help of the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), Wyoming farmer Andy Johnson is suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court in Wyoming over their insistence that he needed a federal permit to build a stock pond...Show More Summary

Environmental Protection Agency Does More Harm Than Good

Like the road to Hell, liberal ideas are usually paved with good intentions. But, as Ronald Reagan once said, "The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn't so." And all that vast un-knowledge births monster government agencies like the EPA, which end up doing more harm than good.

Federal judge rules new EPA water rule should be halted

EPA vows to proceed. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota and 12 other states halting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. Erickson, was appointed by President George W. Show More Summary

LOVE THE PHOTO OF OBAMA THAT THE HILL CHOSE: Federal judge blocks Obama’s water rule. “The decis…

LOVE THE PHOTO OF OBAMA THAT THE HILL CHOSE: Federal judge blocks Obama’s water rule. “The decision is a major roadblock for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers, who were planning Friday to begin enforcing the Waters of the United States rule, expanding federal jurisdiction over small waterways like streams […]

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