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Hamilton County Regional Health Council Discusses Lead Abatement Efforts

"Should your lead concentration be over the 360 parts per million, we do need to clean up the property."
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Top EPA official in Southeast resigns following indictment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has resigned after being indicted on state ethics charges. Environmental Protection Agency...

Reward offered for Rossville oil spill

ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - Walker County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for causing an oil...
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Group urges senators to vote against the appointment of Scott Pruitt

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- A group of Chattanoogans gathered outside the Federal Court Building to urge Senators Corker and Alexander to vote against the...
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EPA issues rule to protect public from formaldehyde

Exposure to formaldehyde can cause adverse health effects including eye, nose and throat irritation, other respiratory symptoms and cancer.

EPA grants cleanup grant for plant that burned today

The money meant to finish up a brownfield project already underway at Standard Coosa Thatcher site

DOJ and EPA announce $50 million settlement to clean up Polk County Superfund site

From the mid-1800s until 1989, the Copper Basin Mining District Superfund Site was the location of extensive copper, iron, and sulfur mining operations, mineral processing, and sulfuric acid production. Throughout that time, wastes generated through those operations, which included sulfuric acid, lead, mercury, PCBs, and other contaminants, were disposed of in, on, and around Davis Mill Creek and North Potato Creek, both of which discharge to the Ocoee River.
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EPA recognizes Chattanooga and Cleveland facilities for Energy Star certification

Since 2006, Energy Star has certified manufacturing plants that reach the top 25 percent of energy performance for their industries nationwide each year.

EPA takes steps to curb hydrofluorocarbon emissions

EPA proposed new rules to reduce potent greenhouse gas emissions during second annual White House roundtable discussion.
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FTC joins DOJ and EPA in Volkswagen investigation

Lawmakers in Washington called on the FTC to investigate the automaker late last month.

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