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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Support EPA rules for coal plant emissions

    A letter to the editor has a headline, "Voters promise to continue watching officials."Yes, I, too, want to watch as our elected officials make decisions in our name. One issue that is pressing at the moment is the Environmental Protection Agency's...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • McAuliffe applauds EPA's carbon intent, questions details

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration formally backed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's push for carbon-emission rules Friday, applauding the concept but asking for leniency in the goals currently proposed for Virginia. The way the EPA...
  • LCA comes up with plan to avoid fines over raw sewage overflows

    LCA comes up with plan to avoid fines over raw sewage overflows
    The Lehigh County Authority will present a plan to environmental officials for keeping sewage out of waterways in lieu of meeting a federal deadline to end those overflows. Tony Dill, environmental engineer with consultant Arcadis, said the authority is...
  • Protect our environment, health

    Laws have been passed to protect the environment and health issues, yet we still get bad decisions from our appointed and elected officials. The mind-set of some people on these issues is appalling. We allow chemicals to be used that affect our water,...
  • Agricultural businesses encouraged to check out Operation Cleansweep

    Lake County has spent the past few months trying to help residents get ready for the new curbside collection service that was launched on Oct. 6, and which introduced recycling to residents of unincorporated areas outside the cities. Now Lake County&...
  • League of Women Voters holds discussion on climate change

    "This meeting is the first step in thinking locally about climate change," said Cathy Cementina, from the League of Women Voters of Northeastern Connecticut, introducing a discussion held at Coventry's Booth and Dimock Memorial Library on Oct. 17....
  • Residents' wells dry up as lake drawdown begins

    Even though work will not begin on the proposed Glasgo Dam repair project until next spring, residents around Glasgo Pond are already feeling the pinch, as their wells run dry and town officials scramble to find some way to alleviate the problem. Randy...
  • New York City Man Recovering From Injuries After Fall At Enders Falls State Park Saturday

    GRANBY – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man who was injured in a fall at Enders Falls State Park Saturday. Michael Happel, 51, of New York City is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at Hartford...
  • In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root

    In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root
    Consider DuSable Park the Block 37 of parkland. Like Block 37, the prime real estate that stood vacant for decades at Randolph and State streets until a shopping center went up on the site, the scrubby swath of undeveloped parkland known as DuSable...
  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    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...