| 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...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:16 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:57 AM
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....
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
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,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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....
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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...