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  • Local concern grows about gas pipeline expansion, fracking waste

    A proposed expansion of a gas pipeline that traverses Glastonbury has many concerned about the construction impact, as well as the fracking process from which the natural gas comes, and the potential for fracking wasted dumps becoming part of the...
  • Florida regulators cut energy-efficiency goals, end rebates for solar panels

    Florida regulators cut energy-efficiency goals, end rebates for solar panels
    Florida regulators on Tuesday gave their approval for electric utilities to slash energy efficiency goals and end solar rebates to customers after 2015. In a nearly two-hour session in Tallahassee, Florida's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to...
  • LVHN picks new CEO

    LVHN picks new CEO
    Lehigh Valley Health Network has found a new leader from within its own ranks. LVHN's board of trustees has appointed Dr. Brian A. Nester chief executive and president, the network announced Thursday. Nester, who has served as LVHN's acting CEO since...
  • Election a step backward for women in Congress

    The Congressional midterm election results weren't just a catastrophe for Democrats. They were a setback for women as well. True, new women were elected on Tuesday, including new Republican senators and representatives. It's true as well that the...
  • Water awareness mini-grants awarded to 23 teachers

    To help promote freshwater-resource education, awareness and projects, the Lake County Water Authority has awarded $22,627.70 in mini grants to 23 public- and private-school teachers. Some of the annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference" mini-...
  • Regulators to vote Tuesday on energy-efficiency targets for utilities

    Regulators to vote Tuesday on energy-efficiency targets for utilities
    Florida will fall further behind other states in energy efficiency, losing out on jobs and business, if regulators let utilities set only modest energy-savings targets for the next five years, a coalition of environmentalists, entrepreneurs and elected...
  • Don't end rebates for solar panels

    Don't end rebates for solar panels
    Florida's utilities should not get yet another favor from the state's supposed energy regulators. Today, the Florida Public Service will decide whether to essentially abandon making conservation, efficiency and renewable alternatives part of energy...
  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...
  • Try this N.C.-inspired Thanksgiving menu for a taste of the state

    At least we spared you the possum. There was a time, according to Southern food historian David Shields, when hotels in the Carolinas featured the critter instead of turkey at their Thanksgiving feasts. But when we decided to dig into some of North...
  • 'Case for Sustainable Meat' takes on many sacred cows

    When food guru Michael Pollan recently tweeted in support of Nicolette Hahn Niman's new book, "Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production," the protest that followed made it perfectly obvious why such a book is necessary. "A Cattle Rancher...
  • Lurie hired as JFS communications director

    Experienced marketing professional Jeremy Lurie is the new director of communications for the Boca Raton-based Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) — a social-services agency which provides help, hope and humanity through a comprehensive...