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  • Lancaster among seven cities recognized by EPA for 'smart growth'

     
    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...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
  • Two million pounds of old pesticides cleaned up with Chemsweep in PA

    Two million pounds of old pesticides cleaned up with Chemsweep in PA
    A Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture program that collects old pesticides from farms and pesticide application businesses has safely disposed of two million pounds of unwanted or unusable product across the state. The milestone was reached today at...
  • Air Quality Action Day Forecast July 17 in Four Pennsylvania Regions

    Air Quality Action Day Forecast July 17 in Four Pennsylvania Regions
    The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a code Orange air quality action day for ozone for Tuesday, July 17, in the Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, and Susquehanna Valley regions....
  • Wegmans development a boon for Owings Mills

    Wegmans development a boon for Owings Mills
    Something really wonderful is coming to Owings Mills. The Solo Cup factory (which used to be Sweetheart Cup, which used to be Maryland Cup Corp.) was sold in 2011. Less than a year later, a shovel-ready proposal awaits zoning approval by the Baltimore...
  • State to fight EPA's nonattainment designation in Lake, Porter Counties

    State to fight EPA's nonattainment designation in Lake, Porter Counties
    The state of Indiana is asking a federal appeals court to review the Environmental Protection Agency's findings in Lake and Porter Counties. The EPA recently declared both counties had exceeded required federal levels for ozone. The state argues the...
  • Man charged after hazardous waste leak in downtown Indianapolis

    Man charged after hazardous waste leak in downtown Indianapolis
    A man faces charges after federal prosecutors say he dumped hazardous waste in downtown Indianapolis. Euranus Johnson, 51, Indianapolis, is accused of illegally storing and disposing hazardous waste. The charges stem from investigations involving the...
  • Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator

    Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator
    A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Finally, Carbon Limits On Power Plants

    I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S....
  • Why Gov. O'Malley lobbied the EPA

    Why Gov. O'Malley lobbied the EPA
    In Timothy Wheeler's article ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rule," June 16), readers are left with the wrong impression about why Gov. Martin O'Malley called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Port of Baltimore. Governor O'Malley...