In Brief

Big Solar Project Coming to New Hampshire CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire could soon be home to one of the largest solar projects in the region. The town of Hinsdale on Monday conditionally approved a Ranger Solar project to build a solar field up to 65 megawatts on a 400-acre site. Power from the project, which could go online in late 2019, […]

Intel Brief

Oil spill worse than initially thought. Enbridge Energy, Inc. officials reported January 14 that 15,330 gallons of crude oil leaked from a 22-inch pipeline near Everton, Missouri, forcing officials to shut down Highway M in Lawrence County while crews from Enbridge and the State Department of Natural Resources worked to clean up the spill. ____________________________ […]

Intel Brief

OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker’s fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited G.D. Roberts and Co. Inc. with 16 serious and 1 other-thanserious safety and health violations December 27 after the death of a worker in July 2016 prompted […]

Intel Brief

150,000 gallons of wastewater leak in DeWitt, Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported that around 150,000 gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged into Silver Creek in DeWitt Nov. 9. Officials were working to repair the issue and redirect wastewater into the city lagoon. ____________________________ Evacuations follow chlorine gas leak in Port Allegany. McKean […]

Intel Brief November 2016

United States takes action to address alleged renewable fuel standard violations by NGL Crude Logistics and Western Dubuque Biodiesel. The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a $6 million settlement with Western Dubuque Biodiesel LLC October 4 to resolve alleged Renewable Fuel Standard program violations for generating renewable identification […]