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  • Latest Action: Apr 12, 2011 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held with the Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife.

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  • 95% of users support S.587

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    • Energy in Depth

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    • Environmental Legislation: Hydraulic Fracturing and Safe Drinking ... - April 25, 2012 by Alerts - Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ...

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      As noted by Alerts on April 25, 2012, "Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ..." (/url?q=http://environmental-legislation.blogspot.com/2012/04/hydraulic-fracturing-and-safe-drinking.html&sa=U&ei=lnGgT9CbDcXs2QWa-pywAg&ved=0CFAQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHQdl0XBZ92_sZ6Q-2kKgoQH8Zskw)
    • Environmental Legislation: Hydraulic Fracturing and Safe Drinking ... - April 25, 2012 by Alerts - Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ...

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      As noted by Alerts on April 25, 2012, "Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ..." (/url?q=http://environmental-legislation.blogspot.com/2012/04/hydraulic-fracturing-and-safe-drinking.html&sa=U&ei=rKWYT4yPD8no2AXv1MGIBw&ved=0CC0QmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGEnj1kFpTK6jmC2q5opV2PU43Yrg)
    • Environmental Legislation: Hydraulic Fracturing and Safe Drinking ... - April 24, 2012 by Alerts - Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ...

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      As noted by Alerts on April 24, 2012, "Several relevant bills are pending. H.R. 1084 and S. 587 would repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing operations established in EPAct 2005, and amend the term “underground injection” to include explicitly the injection ..." (/url?q=http://environmental-legislation.blogspot.com/2012/04/hydraulic-fracturing-and-safe-drinking.html&sa=U&ei=RmukT7voNIaI8QT1i9XHAw&ved=0CEsQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNE-nwZfvEQm6mIwX3Q90UAyoEC7oA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Gullah Geechee Appreciation Week July 29-Aug. 5 - July 29, 2012 by Charleston City Paper - Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant), Huger's (587 King St., Charleston), Hannibal's Kitchen (16 Blake St., Charleston), Alluette's Cafe (80A Reid St.), Dave's Seafood (42 Morris St.), Martha Lou's (1068 Morrison Dr.), and Ernie's (64 Spring St.). Queen Quet describes .

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      As noted by Charleston City Paper on July 29, 2012, "Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant), Huger's (587 King St., Charleston), Hannibal's Kitchen (16 Blake St., Charleston), Alluette's Cafe (80A Reid St.), Dave's Seafood (42 Morris St.), Martha Lou's (1068 Morrison Dr.), and Ernie's (64 Spring St.). Queen Quet describes ." (http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/gullah-geechee-appreciation-week-july-29-aug-5/Content?oid=4125680)
    • Machinists reach tentative deal for six-year contract with Alaska Airlines - June 13, 2012 by Tacoma News Tribune - The agreement, if approved in a ratification vote, would grant the airline’s 587 ramp service and stores workers a 10 percent wage increase over the life of the deal as well as long-term incentive bonuses, job security and productivity arrangements.

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      As noted by Tacoma News Tribune on June 13, 2012, "The agreement, if approved in a ratification vote, would grant the airline’s 587 ramp service and stores workers a 10 percent wage increase over the life of the deal as well as long-term incentive bonuses, job security and productivity arrangements." (http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/06/13/2179561/machinists-reach-tentative-deal.html)
    • Alaska Airlines and International Association of Machinists Reach Tentative Agreement on Six-Year Contract - June 12, 2012 by Yahoo Finance - jointly announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new six-year contract covering the carrier's 587 ramp service and stores agents. The agreement includes wage increases of 10 percent over the life of the contract, long-term ...

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      As noted by Yahoo Finance on June 12, 2012, "jointly announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new six-year contract covering the carrier's 587 ramp service and stores agents. The agreement includes wage increases of 10 percent over the life of the contract, long-term ..." (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/alaska-airlines-international-association-machinists-180000855.html)
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