| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years?
More change, and not all of it for the better.
Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The guys who want your vote for governor have both made themselves out to be friends of Florida green spaces, waters and environmentally threatened ecosystems. But there's one major environmental issue neither Gov. Rick Scott or former...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:09 PM
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent 234 emails containing sexually explicit images or videos over more than three years, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the high court's chief justice.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 1:44 PM
HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here.
And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
| Oct 13, 2014
Frustrated with what they see as Virginia's foot-dragging about factory farm pollution, environmental groups are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take over the state's water pollution control program.
The Environmental Integrity...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
How does a normal day in Beijing compare with one in Los Angeles?
The answer, it turns out, is both simple and complex.
Los Angeles' skies are among the most foul in the United States: In the American Lung Assn.'s 2014 national State of the Air...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Heating oil dealers are suing the state's environmental agency for allegedly skipping a major impact review when it fast-tracked the Malloy administration's plan to expand the availability of natural gas in Connecticut.
The lawsuit, filed Friday in...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:48 AM
New vehicles reached a record-high fuel economy in 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency reported.
In its annual report on fuel economy and carbon-dioxide emissions, the federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:59 PM
MIDDLETOWN — During a tour of city projects Wednesday, the state's top environmental official rode a lift to the roof of an old factory building in the north end to view arrays of solar panels producing power for new businesses inside.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:27 PM
New vehicles reached record-high fuel economy in 2013, according to a new Environmental Protection Agency report.
The federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average of 24.1 miles per gallon — up 0.5 mpg from the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Citing an unwillingness to pay some $7.6 million worth of economic incentives sought by the developer, the Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night shot down plans for a $41 million downtown redevelopment project that would involve demolishing the...