RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Environmental Cleanup

A collection of news and information related to Environmental Cleanup published by this site and its partners.

Top Environmental Cleanup Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Pittsburgh, county want more time for 'green' sewer solution

    The city and Allegheny County want the state Department of Environmental Protection to give them more time to include more "green" solutions to the region's sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers overflow during heavy rains because storm drains are...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ PETTY ATTACKS ON BROWN SHOW THAT TROOPERS NEED AN OUTSIDE LEADER It's starting to look like Gov. Tom Wolf did the right thing when he went outside the ranks of the Pennsylvania state troopers in picking...
  • DC area tops nation in number of energy-efficient buildings

    The nation's capital is now the top city in the country for energy-efficient buildings. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that the District of Columbia and its suburbs have earned the top spot on its list of U.S. metropolitan...
  • Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake

    Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake
    For the second time in as many years, Pennsylvania's efforts to reduce agricultural pollution damaging the ecological health of Chesapeake Bay have received failing grades. The latest report, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the bay...
  • Climate-change group seeks probe, public records

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records
    TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday. Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...
  • McAuliffe: No position on coal ash bill, despite DEQ head's backing

    Environmentalists said they are upset that one of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top environmental officials testified in support Wednesday of federal legislation they say will hurt efforts to curb pollution from coal ash. Virginia Department of...
  • Frosh criticizes chemical regulation bill as too weak

    Frosh criticizes chemical regulation bill as too weak
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday criticized a bipartisan bill intended to overhaul federal chemical regulations because it would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to preempt the oversight of some chemicals by...
  • Environmentalists upset with Va. official over coal ash bill

    Environmentalists said they are upset that one of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top environmental officials testified in support Wednesday of federal legislation they say will hurt efforts to curb pollution from coal ash. Virginia Department of...
  • Chemical safety reform: We're not there yet

    "The perfect should not be the enemy of the good" is perhaps the most-repeated axiom you hear on Capitol Hill. But when a bill is this crucial to public health and safety, there's another axiom to heed: "The devil is in the details." This week, the...
  • Liberty State Park projects would need agency OK under bill

    Any plans to commercially develop Liberty State Park would be subject to approval by New Jersey's chief environmental official under new legislation in the Assembly. The development amounts to what Democratic leaders call a "fix" to legislation...
  • Students set an example at Green Living Fair

    Students set an example at Green Living Fair
    The annual Green Living Fair, now in its fifth year, drew a full house March 14 at the Libertyville Civic Center. Patrons visited the tables of 35 different exhibitors, donated bicycles to benefit developing nations and tried hands-on activities with...