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Environmental Cleanup

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  • State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary

    State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary
    State environmental officials say they don't plan on investigating asbestos-laden materials dumped and later buried behind Wescosville Elementary School last year. State Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Colleen Connolly said Thursday...
  • Mark Aurand will protect environment

    As a senior voter, I feel our legacy is to exercise good stewardship over this land that we love and to leave a better world for our children. Our elected officials should reflect this view. Right now we have a choice to elect a man who is up to the job....
  • New coal plant pollution controls eyed

    New coal plant pollution controls eyed
    Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The...
  • Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman

    Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman
    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...
  • Companies get state money for cleaner cars

    Companies get state money for cleaner cars
    PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles. "These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
  • Algae Bloom Forces Closure Of East Hampton's Lake Pocotopaug

    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...
  • Toxic chemicals found in homes near shuttered Army base south of Atlanta

    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...
  • Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?

    Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?
    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 ...
  • State doesn't monitor syringe disposal at home

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians poke themselves each day with needles and lancets to treat or test for medical conditions such as diabetes, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. They do this at home, school and work. In most places, there are no biohazard...
  • State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals

    State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals
    An oceanic mystery has emerged in the burial of coral reefs off the coast of southern Broward County. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection accuses the county of allowing reefs to become smothered with sand during a project nine years ago...
  • Fired nuclear whistle-blower wins reinstatement order

    Fired nuclear whistle-blower wins reinstatement order
    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...