| May 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a total of 36 bills today. Among them are measures setting new standards for cyberbullying; banning the use of electronic funds transfer cards in adult entertainment or gambling facilities; and codifying an...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Melissa Meeker is stepping down as head of the South Florida Water Management District to take a private sector job with a Stuart-based environmental consulting firm.
Meeker resigned Monday after two years leading the agency that is charged with...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The final permit for the long-awaited Route 219 four-lane extension from Somerset to Meyersdale has been approved.
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, made the announcement Wednesday saying construction of the 11-mile project is set to begin late...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Back in 1981, the city of Charlevoix received a notice from the Michigan Department of Public Health: its municipal well system was contaminated.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the well system was connected to a wedge of contaminated...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has proposed a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal 2014 that aims to slash the deficit by $1.8 trillion over 10 years, raise taxes on the wealthy and trim popular benefit programs including Social Security and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:51 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new requirements for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has provided a pathway to U.S. waters for invasive species that damage ecosystems and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:34 AM
Q: As a former compost-site operator, I think PennDOT's storage area for construction debris at the Tilghman Street interchange of Route 309 is in violation of state Department of Environmental Protection guidelines. From what I gather through Google's...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The head of the South Florida Water Management District resigned Monday, leaving after just two years and creating another leadership shakeup for the far-reaching agency charged with guarding against flooding and leading Everglades restoration....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:23 AM
National Award for Smart Growth Achievement:The City of Lancaster is among seven American communities chosen this year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to be recognized for its achievement in “Smart Growth,” the federal agency...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Executive Director John Arway formally presented the agency’s 2012 Annual Report to the House Game and Fisheries Committee today. In his remarks, Arway reiterated that one of the agency’s top...