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4 years 9 months ago

Safety agency under spotlight in House hearing

Toyota's massive recalls are bringing new scrutiny to the government's auto safety agency. They are prompting Congress to look at how federal safety officials have lived up to their mission of protecting motorists. A House panel on Thursday plans to examine the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's oversight of...

4 years 10 months ago

Clipping coupons to help those in need

A group of women in Pueblo is clipping coupons to help those in need. Every Tuesday the women volunteer at the Senior Resource Development Agency and clip coupons for three hours. They give the coupons to seniors at SRDA. In addition, people with a low income can get them at...

5 years 2 months ago

EPA: Limit plane deicing chemical runoff

Every winter, airports across the country spray millions of gallons of deicing chemicals onto airliners and allow the runoff to trickle away. When the chemicals end up in nearby waterways, the deicing fluid can turn streams bright orange and create dead zones for aquatic life. The practice is legal,...

5 years 2 months ago

Shovelnose sturgeon proposed for listing

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing federal protection for the shovelnose sturgeon to help protect the endangered pallid sturgeon. The agency says anglers accidentally harvest the pallid sturgeon when they're seeking the more plentiful shovelnose sturgeon, which is valued for its roe, sold as caviar. Fewer than 40...

5 years 3 months ago

EPA identifies 79 coal mine permits for review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified 79 coal mine permit applications in four Appalachian states for additional scrutiny. The agency said Friday it wants to make certain the proposed surface mines won't cause water pollution and violate the Clean Water Act. The mines are in West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio...

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