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Pearl Harbor munitions depot expansion concerns residents

Sep. 16, 2020 9:58 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. military plan to expand a Pearl Harbor munitions depot has raised concerns there has not been enough information released to the public, considering that the depot was the site of a massive and deadly explosion 76 years ago. A 1944 explosion at the Navy’s West Loch Annex left...

Company fined $790,000 for unsafe practices at Kimball plant

Sep. 1, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Massachusetts-based hazardous waste company has agreed to pay a $790,000 fine to settle a lawsuit claiming that it violated environmental laws at its incinerator in the Nebraska Panhandle. In a lawsuit settled on Monday, Nebraska and federal regulators accused Clean Harbors...

Seal, whale response teams to get help for Maine effort

Aug. 9, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A pair of Maine institutions is receiving grants totaling nearly $200,000 to help with recovery efforts for stranded marine mammals. Marine mammals such as whales and seals sometimes wash up on New England shores in need of assistance. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...