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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort

    Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort
    Half a century ago Ralph Nader published “Unsafe at Any Speed,” which warned of the hazards built into the Chevrolet Corvair. Today, General Motors' safety record is still being justly vilified, most recently for an ignition defect blamed...
  • Food production campus aims to help entrepreneurs get started

    Food production campus aims to help entrepreneurs get started
    A Baltimore-based nonprofit is preparing to build a commercial kitchen on a blighted tract in East Baltimore, the first step in the creation of a $16 million food production campus. American Communities Trust plans to use a 31/2-acre parcel at Gay and...
  • Letters: Pinnacles National Park deserves a better picture

    Uninspired choice of Pinnacles photos Regarding "Vision in Spires," by Rosemary McClure, Nov. 16: Of all the photos taken in Pinnacles National Park the Travel section could have chosen, the one selected shows someone ignoring the experience by being on...
  • New Sparrows Point owner mum on future tenants

    New Sparrows Point owner mum on future tenants
    The new owners of the shuttered Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County said Thursday that potential tenants are "banging down our door" for the opportunity to move to the site. But Mike Pedone, chief operating officer for Sparrows Point Terminal,...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial

    Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial
    Running for re-election, Gov. Rick Scott has been touting his administration's "historic strides" on environmental protection during his first term. With a few notable exceptions, however, those strides have been backward from where the state stood...
  • Democrats run the economy better

    Democrats run the economy better
    There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that...
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awards LGNC for use of land for nature preserve

    Lehigh Gap Nature Center recently received a 2014 Excellence in Site Reuse Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award was presented to center director Dan Kunkle by the EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin,...
  • After this election, expect more, not less, confrontation

    After this election, expect more, not less, confrontation
    At some point during the last two weeks, Democrats in Washington began privately acknowledging that they will almost certainly lose their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Rather than discussing strategies for winning, they have shifted to excuses...
  • Just how bad is your dog for the environment?

    Just how bad is your dog for the environment?
    Who are you people? I never see you, though you must exist, because I witness daily what you leave behind: fetid brown piles of feces, which I hope issued from your dog and not from you (I live in Venice Beach; you never know). ------------ FOR THE...
  • Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill

    Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill
    The Village of Orland Park came out in opposition to a bill proposing to overhaul the state's system for funding education that has already drawn fire from area school districts. The School Funding Reform Act of 2014, also known as Senate Bill 16,...