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Trump Administration May Kill Plan to Pay Managers Overtime
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Trump Administration May Kill Plan to Pay Managers Overtime

In December, a Texas court stopped new labor rules affecting white-collar people... More

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EPA: Excess Nutrients Found in Less Than Half of U.S. Lakes

According to the agency's National Lakes Assessment, four of every 10 lakes suffers from too much nitrogen and phosphorus. The algal toxin microcystin is found in 39% of lakes (but below levels of concern). Low concentrations of the herbicide atrazine were found in 30%. More

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EPA Accused of Downplaying Fracking's Threat To Water Supplies

The federal agency spent almost $30 million to study how a common oil- and gas-well drilling technique affects groundwater. Critics say EPA pulled back from its initial conclusion in response to pressure from the energy industry. More

Trump's EPA Leader Sued the Agency Several Times
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Trump's EPA Leader Sued the Agency Several Times

As attorney general for a state that relies heavily on the oil and gas industries,... More

Governor Prepares for Battle with President-Elect over Water
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Governor Prepares for Battle with President-Elect over Water

California Democrats want President Obama to permanently ban new drilling for oil... More

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Injunction Puts White Collar Compensation in Limbo

A preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge kept the Labor Department's new rules for how salaried employees are paid for overtime from going into effect as scheduled on Dec. 1. Even so, employers shouldn't suspend any strategies they've devised and/or implemented to comply. Here's why. More

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Is Solar Power Unfair?

If solar panel owners get paid for supplementing their neighbors' power needs, they're not defraying power grid costs. Maybe that's why some states have hemmed and hawed over alternative energy proposals. More

Public Work and Infrastructure Caucus Announced by Titus and Costello
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Public Work and Infrastructure Caucus Announced by Titus and Costello

In an effort to raise aware of the importance of public works services which are... More

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Pinch Me, ‘Cause I Must Be Dreaming

Last week, after 10 years and $65 billion in U.S. Treasury transfers to the Highway Trust Fund, President Obama signed multiyear surface transportation legislation. While significant, the five-year, $305-billion funding package still doesn’t address the fundamental problem with how we as a nation fund roads and bridges. More

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PW Solutions: 2015 WaterWorks
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PW Solutions: 2015 WaterWorks

Articles and products focusing on all things Water. More

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