Thaw stirs up oil spilled in Lac-Mégantic derailment The Montreal Gazette (4/16) The spring thaw has stirred up crude oil in the Chaudière River that spilled in the Lac-Mégantic, Que., derailment last summer, prompting two towns along the river to use alternate sources of drinking water.
Local groups join protest against manure on snow Lenconnect (4/13) Local environmental groups and the Adrian Dominican Sisters are part of a Great Lakes coalition asking Michigan to prohibit large livestock operations from spreading manure on frozen or snow-covered ground.
COMMENTARY: Tar sands oil expansion is risky Journal Sentinel (4/12) Expanding proposals for more pipeline capacity by pipeline companies as well as plans to ship tar sands crude oil across Lake Superior and other Great Lakes create worries among residents of the midwest.
COMMENTARY: Inspect Enbridge pipeline now The Detroit News (4/10) Imagine if a pipeline cracked and gushed millions of gallons of oil into the Great Lakes — the largest body of freshwater on the planet. It’s a frightening thought, and also a very real possibility.
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Enviro$en$e U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Enviro$en$e allows those implementing pollution prevention programs or developing research and development projects to benefit from the experience, progress, and knowledge of their peers.
Farm*A*Syst and Home*A*Syst U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This voluntary program enables individuals to prevent pollution on farms, ranches and homes using confidential environmental assessments.
Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Roundtable Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources Supports pollution prevention through information sharing, issue discussion and program development among member organizations.
Great Lakes Pollution Prevention U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) A report on the pollution prevention grant program in the Great Lakes basin.
Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund Wisconsin Department of Commerce (DOC) Reimburses owners for a portion of the cleanup costs of discharges from petroleum product storage systems and home heating oil systems.
Databases Permit Compliance System (PCS) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) PCS is a national computerized management information system that automates entry, updating, and retrieval of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data.
Pollution Prevention Request for Proposal Clearinghouse Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center The clearinghouse includes information on current and pending RFPs related to pollution prevention, as well as archives of all past solicitations that have appeared on the site.
Pollution Prevention Research Projects Database Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center Although PPRC is no longer adding new information to the Research Projects Database, it includes summaries of hundreds of P2 research projects conducted by dozens of organizations.
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Technical Publications Database U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The Techinfo database contains approximately 15,000 references related to pollution prevention and cleaner technologies.
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