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Vowing to send a message by their inaction, members of Allentown City Council voted 5-1 Wednesday night to table a proposed ballot initiative that would create stricter environmental controls for a proposed waste-to-energy plant. That effectively puts...
ReutersOSLO (Reuters) - Few religious communities have gone as far in fighting climate change as a church in Queensland, Australia, which has 24 solar panels bolted to the roof in the shape of a Christian cross. "It's very effective. It's inspired some...
NewingtonSaint Mary Church in Newington is the only religious organization to be recognized, and one of only three non-profits, to receive a 2013 Gold Award from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for its leadership and commitment to...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn today signed sweeping legislation to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing, better known as "fracking." The move, which was expected, adds a bevy of restrictions and protections to an industry that while legal, was largely unregulated....
The Hartford CourantA multimillion-dollar claim against the state by Charla Nash — blinded in a 2009 mauling by a 200-pound chimpanzee that tore off her face — was dismissed Friday by state Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr. Vance's decision denies Nash...
The Hartford CourantThe search for local photographer and father of two Eric Langlois, who went missing Tuesday, will continue through the weekend, if necessary, authorities said Friday. The unofficial search party – composed of friends, family, colleagues and...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
ALANSON — After Tuesday’s late evening two-vehicle crash, about 5,500 gallons of a mix of used cooking oil and water spilled from a semi-truck — one of the two involved vehicles — and oozed its way toward the Crooked River. The...
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department and the state of Arkansas filed suit against the oil giant ExxonMobil over a March 29 pipeline rupture that spilled 210,000 gallons of oil into a residential neighborhood and waterways in the small town of...
TALLAHASSEE — Environmentalists are questioning Florida's latest plans to comply with federal clean-air requirements without mandating that two of its heaviest-polluting coal-fired power plants meet the stricter pollution limits. Last month, the...
Tribune NewspapersHOUSTON - At least one person was killed and 77 injured Thursday in an explosion and fire at a petrochemical plant in the Louisiana town of Geismar, part of a heavily industrial region known as “Cancer Alley.” “This has been a tragic...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Environmentalists are questioning Florida's latest plans to comply with federal clean air requirements without mandating that two of its heaviest-polluting coal-fired power plants meet the stricter pollution limits. Last month, the...
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