| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Comments from South Florida political leaders on the death Thursday of former Gov. Reubin Askew.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (full statement below).
Via Twitter: "My thoughts are with...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Richard P. Healy, an environmental engineer whose career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spanned more than three decades, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The longtime Hamilton...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Want to save some money and help the planet at the same time? Then take a look at some of the gadgets and appliances in your house.
By turning off, adjusting or swapping out some of the devices in your house, you can potentially save hundreds of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The pesticides that are synonymous with the demise of honeybees don't do much for the farmers that use them, according to a new analysis by a national environmental group.
The Center for Food Safety said Monday that a growing body of independent...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Over the past three years, Connecticut regulators issued fines or other penalties 20 times against people and companies found to have violated pesticide laws, despite receiving more than 430 complaints.
State records obtained by The Courant show those...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina.
State regulators had...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- As part of its campaign to step up efforts to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday announced the creation of a new website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The head of nuclear safety for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons site at Hanford, Wash., was fired Tuesday after allegations she made over several years that the construction project was ignoring serious safety problems.
Donna Busche, an...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The Aquifer Protection Agency will meet Thursday night to discuss the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's list of contaminated and potentially contaminated sites in town.
Over 100 sites from Enfield are listed on DEEP's Contaminated...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Nancy Sutley, the top White House environmental advisor, is a fan of Wallace and Gromit, the claymation movie stars. Wallace, a tinkerer, habitually gets in trouble with his elaborate inventions, and Gromit, his silent but hyper-...