| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China.
So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:31 PM
HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday.
Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:54 PM
EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae.
Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
ATLANTA Toxic vapor is accumulating in some homes near Fort Gillem, south of Atlanta, suggesting carcinogens dumped at the U.S. Army base decades ago may have migrated from the groundwater into the air residents breathe, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Drink up, Mount Dora.
The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today.
The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days.
City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The U.S. Labor Department ordered the reinstatement of an environmental specialist at the former nuclear weapons complex at Hanford, Wash., saying she had been wrongfully fired.
Shelly Doss, an employee of Washington River Protection Solutions, was...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON Nearly three years after Congress passed a law named for a murdered Peace Corps volunteer from Georgia, the organization and its independent watchdog are sparring over how the law wants them to account for sexual assaults.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A proposal to ban coal tar-based driveway sealants in Winnetka has drawn attention from some pavement industry representatives and business owners.
They have argued to village officials in recent weeks that the product does not pose a health risk to the...