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Environmental Cleanup

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  • New rules save consumers money by staving off huge costs of climate change

    When the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly adopted a 54.5 mpg standard in 2012 as part of a package of fuel economy standards for model year 2017-2025 passenger cars and light duty trucks,...
  • EPA pitches $10M plan to remove 'tar-like liquids' from Waukegan lakefront

    EPA pitches $10M plan to remove 'tar-like liquids' from Waukegan lakefront
    A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to remove "undissolved tar-like liquids" beneath an area around the Waukegan Port District's lakefront property was given its first public review Wednesday as officials recommended a $10.6 million process to...
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat
    President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States...
  • Indiana officials push back against reducing ozone levels

    Indiana environmental officials and Republican Gov. Mike Pence are pushing back against new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would reduce the amount of ozone levels allowed in the atmosphere. Indiana Department of...
  • After Duke guilty verdict, fears and questions linger about coal ash

    After Duke guilty verdict, fears and questions linger about coal ash
    Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102-million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn’t do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales’ house....
  • Duke Energy fined $102 million for polluting rivers with coal ash

    Duke Energy fined $102 million for polluting rivers with coal ash
    Duke Energy, the nation’s largest electrical utility, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act for polluting four major rivers for several years with toxic coal ash from five power plants in North...
  • Man films Burger King employee dumping oil into storm drain

    Man films Burger King employee dumping oil into storm drain
    In the parking lot of a Burger King, an employee wheeled out a vat of hot oil and dumped it down a storm drain on Saturday. As the smoke and steam billowed out from the drain's grate, Joseph May, 23, happened to be driving by. He was headed toward the...
  • Consultants recommend Geneva spend $9M on wastewater treatment plant

    The city of Geneva might have to complete $9 million in upgrades to its wastewater treatment plant to comply with environmental rules about phosphorus discharge. CDM Smith, the consultants hired by the city to examine the plant's ability to decrease...
  • Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill

    Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill
    A Trenton-based law firm is investigating whether to file a class-action lawsuit against IESI Bethlehem Landfill for a noxious odor Lower Saucon residents believe is emanating from the site. Residents in the Steel City area received a letter from...
  • Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic

    Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic
    What’s happening? Climate change is nothing new, but President Barack Obama brought it to the forefront of national conversation in his most recent State of the Union address when he said, “No challenge poses a greater threat to future...
  • Environmental land money diverted by Legislature

    Environmental land money diverted by Legislature
    The directive from Florida voters was clear: By a 75 percent majority, they approved a proposal in November to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to buy and protect unspoiled land. So what does the state Legislature plan to do with the money? Wages...