Proposed state legislation to create the Long Island Water Pollution Control Act came under heavy criticism Tuesday from town and village officials, who joined others in questioning whether the measure’s assumptions are grounded in hard science and said they fear it would erode local authority over land-use issues. 85 more words
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A new buyer of the North Pole refinery will be not be held responsible for groundwater contamination that leaked from the plant, but that won’t be the case for the current owner, according to Alaska Gov. 126 more words
The state of Utah has reached an agreement with another oil company regarding payments made from the state’s underground storage tank fund.
The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation announced Thursday that the state has received $2 million as part of a settlement agreement with Phillips 66 to resolve a lawsuit filed by the state alleging that the global oil conglomerate unlawfully received numerous payments from Utah’s Petroleum Storage Tank Fund managed by the division. 10 more words