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EPA Launches Online Tool for EIS Access

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched an interactive web-based mapping tool that provides the public with access and information on Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) filed with EPA for major projects proposed on federal lands and other proposed federal actions.

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White Rock Quarries Moving Forward

White Rock Quarries plans to host two public hearings in the coming months in the process of securing environmental permits in 2014 to start a mining operation in Vincent, Ala., that has generated strong opposition from residents.

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Lafarge’s Texada Quarry Expansion Meets Resistance

An intense debate about increasing coal exports to Asia from British Columbia focused on Texada Island recently. The Texada quarry, owned by Lafarge Canada Ltd., is the endpoint in a proposal that would see millions of tons of thermal coal from the United States exported through the province.

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Martin Marietta Mine Approved– Again

A five-year fight over a controversial mine proposal in Ohio still has no end in sight, according to Cincinnati.com.

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Rose Colored Safety Glasses

By Randy K. Logsdon

There are really only two steps that are critical to the success of achieving a goal: Formulate a plan and execute the plan.

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