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SAN FRANCISCO — California's attorney general has charged five current and former public officials with misspending money and mishandling hazardous waste at a rural...
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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — A Washington police officer has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and theft after authorities say she stole...
Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising

ELKHART, Ind. — Shelters were open to assist people forced from their homes by flooding in Indiana and Michigan on Thursday, as rivers swollen...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A contractor working to clean up blighted properties in a Tennessee city has been charged with illegally dumping tires and other...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton is doubling down on his call to fund hundreds of millions of dollars in water infrastructure projects. ...
Amid a flood of plastic, big companies try to clean up image

LONDON — Once a month, accountant Michael Byrne pulls on his rubber boots and makes his way to a spot on the banks of...
The Latest: 3M: Don’t believe health issue from PFCs

MINNEAPOLIS — The Latest on Minnesota's $5 billion lawsuit against 3M Co. over the manufacturer's disposal of chemicals that contaminated groundwater (all times local): ...
3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

MINNEAPOLIS — 3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the manufacturer damaged natural...
Minnesota’s $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean...
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ATLANTA — Georgia has more than 500 hazardous sites in need of costly cleanup, but an analysis of state spending shows that it routinely...

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