Multiple Reasons for Lost Colonies
12:30 am
Fri May 3, 2013

USDA Report on Honey Bee Health

A new report from the USDA identifies multiple reasons why honey bees are dying off in the United States.

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Result of Federal Ruling.
3:05 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

IL Writes New Rules for Factory Farms, CAFO's

Credit www.epa.gov

The Illinois Pollution Control board is in the process of drafting new rules regulating large scale factory farms often called confined animal feeding operations or CAFO’s. An environmental group thinks the current proposals could use strengthening.

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Removes Time Limit to Comply with Rules
2:47 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

US EPA OK's Missouri Rule Change on Pollution

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The US EPA has agreed to allow Missouri’s  Department of Natural Resources  to relax its rules when it comes water pollution enforcement.

Missouri has gotten the go-ahead to extend how long it gives those in violation of their water pollution permits to get into compliance.

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Does not want to renew permit at Industry mine.
2:27 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Springfield Coal Drops Application for Mining Permit

Credit Marianne Morgan/InIllinoisWater.org

The company which operates the Industry Coal mine recently was found to have committed over six hundred water pollution violations. Springfield Coal also wanted to renew the mining permit for it’s mine near Industry.

The same day a press conference was to be held protesting the renewal of it’s mining permit, the company withdrew the application.

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Deadline for Completion Approaching
11:21 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Keokuk Trying to Finish Sewer Work

Keokuk City Council

Keokuk wants to finish some sewer work within the next few weeks.

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