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
  • DEP says 'little potential for harm' to public from oil, gas development in Pa.

    The state Department of Environmental Protection released what it says is the most thorough study conducted of radioactive materials associated with oil and gas extraction on Thursday. In January 2013, the DEP announced it would take a close look at...
  • A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term

    A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term
    TALLAHASSEE – When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term Tuesday, he'll stick to his campaign-themed goals to continue cutting taxes and regulations and to compete for new companies for Florida. There will be no controversial pledges to...
  • Lots of cooks in Amendment 1 conservation kitchen

    Lots of cooks in Amendment 1 conservation kitchen
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida environmentalists want lawmakers to steer $80 million a year into protecting Florida’s springs and $150 million into buying new environmentally threatened landscapes. But dividing $757.7 million next year between...
  • Obama administration sets new limits for methane emissions

    The Obama administration set a goal Wednesday of cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by nearly half in the next 10 years with a proposal targeting new wells. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it will propose rules this...
  • Restoration work approved for Mead Grove

    Restoration work approved for Mead Grove
    The City Commission has approved two grant agreements funding improvements at the Mead Grove wetlands area, clearing the way for a restoration of Lake Lillian. On Monday, the commission approved use of a $400,000 grant from the Florida Department of...
  • Environmental Group Files Notice It Will Sue to Stop Plum Island Sale

    A Connecticut-based environmental group has decided to go to court in an attempt to block the federal sale of Plum Island, claiming the property in Long Island Sound is critical to the welfare of endangered and threatened species. Save the Sound, a...
  • Florida water credits would fight pollution

    Florida water credits would fight pollution
    An essential cure for Florida's ailing rivers and lakes is to prevent pollution related to sewage, storm water and other sources that make harmful algae grow wild. The task is painstaking and expensive, which is why Florida wants to go statewide with...
  • Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting

    Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting
    Chemical plants, coal mines, power plants, steel mills and oil refineries, and even the maple syrup industry must disclose their releases of hazardous pollutants on the federal Toxic Release Inventory. But the rapidly expanding natural gas-drilling...
  • FPL gets OK to drill for gas

    FPL gets OK to drill for gas
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money. But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules. Juno...
  • FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point

    FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point
    FedEx is eyeing the former Sparrows Point steel mill in southeastern Baltimore County for a new distribution hub. The package delivery company could become the first new tenant on the large property since the steel mill closed in 2012, if it can reach a...
  • DEEP Gives Water Diversion Plan Early Approval

    DEEP Gives Water Diversion Plan Early Approval
    MANSFIELD — A plan to bring up to 1.2 million gallons of water a day into Mansfield and the University of Connecticut received tentative approval from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Tuesday. The "Notice of Tentative...