hazardous chemicals

In this May 24, 2018 photo New Mexico State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-Alamogordo, speaks to voters at a GOP event in Hobbs, N.M. Now that Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs, is stepping down to run for New Mexico governor, eyes are turning to southern New Mexico where the open congressional seat that in recent years has leaned Republican could determine which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)

House Republicans look to get feds back to the office

In today’s Federal Newscast, some Republican lawmakers want to press pause on making remote work permanent.

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Legal expert says ‘bad idea’ to remediate PFAS contamination using EPA’s Superfund system

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Federal scientists invent a possible new way to disinfect surfaces, without the harmful side effects

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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