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S.1751 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 20, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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    • Tr-Ash Talk: The Proof is in the Water | Earthjustice - January 28, 2012 by Raviya Ismail - Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ...

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      As noted by Raviya Ismail on January 28, 2012, "Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ..." (/url?q=http://earthjustice.org/blog/2012-january/tr-ash-talk-the-proof-is-in-the-water&sa=U&ei=KTUpT4vPM8jq2AWijs3rAg&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFA6RQVEMxCtXJjkt7WWxrG8lx2Gg)
    • Tr-Ash Talk: The Proof is in the Water | Earthjustice - January 27, 2012 by Raviya Ismail - Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ...

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      As noted by Raviya Ismail on January 27, 2012, "Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ..." (/url?q=http://earthjustice.org/blog/2012-january/tr-ash-talk-the-proof-is-in-the-water&sa=U&ei=ymo6T5zcEIPy2gXsq6SkCg&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHKofsQk-31bEl5Oi5S7KAtIqoDuA)
    • Tr-Ash Talk: The Proof is in the Water | Earthjustice - January 27, 2012 by Raviya Ismail - Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ...

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      As noted by Raviya Ismail on January 27, 2012, "Kay Hagan (D-NC) to vehemently oppose S.1751 legislation which would, among many things, prevent the EPA from ever regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste. In the letter, signed by three North Carolina senators and ..." (/url?q=http://earthjustice.org/blog/2012-january/tr-ash-talk-the-proof-is-in-the-water&sa=U&ei=FhY5T9WzOMry2QWU_uSOAg&ved=0CD8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEJKXWfi0oWrGTrjqeYjNqNq-xaDQ)

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    • After the Highway Bill, What Does the Future Hold for the Keystone Pipeline and Coal Ash Legislation? By William Clarkson - July 12, 2012 by jdsupra.com - On Friday, June 29th, Congress passed a comprehensive 27-month transportation bill after weeks of feverish negotiations among the bill's House and Senate conferees. A number of contentious issues had to be resolved before the bill conferees and ...

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on July 12, 2012, "On Friday, June 29th, Congress passed a comprehensive 27-month transportation bill after weeks of feverish negotiations among the bill's House and Senate conferees. A number of contentious issues had to be resolved before the bill conferees and ..." (http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/after-the-highway-bill-what-does-the-fu-84310/)
    • Library of Congress Lists Books That Shaped America - July 05, 2012 by NewsMax.com - The Library of Congress named 88 books that, it says, made the United States what it is today, and they span a period of two-and-a-half centuries from Ben Franklin’s 1751 “Experiments and Observations on Electricity,” through to “The Wor ...

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      As noted by NewsMax.com on July 05, 2012, "The Library of Congress named 88 books that, it says, made the United States what it is today, and they span a period of two-and-a-half centuries from Ben Franklin’s 1751 “Experiments and Observations on Electricity,” through to “The Wor ..." (http://www.newsmax.com/US/books-shaped-americacongress/2012/07/05/id/444455)
    • Bashing aliens reliable chestnut - March 03, 2012 by Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - WASHINGTON – Stoking fears of foreigners is perhaps the oldest trick in the political playbook. From Benjamin Franklin’s 1751 warning that Pennsylvania would soon become a “Colony of Aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize ...

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      As noted by Fort Wayne Journal Gazette on March 03, 2012, "WASHINGTON – Stoking fears of foreigners is perhaps the oldest trick in the political playbook. From Benjamin Franklin’s 1751 warning that Pennsylvania would soon become a “Colony of Aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize ..." (http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20120302/EDIT05/303029995/1144/EDIT05)
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