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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Northampton power plant asks for higher lead emissions level

    Northampton power plant asks for higher lead emissions level
    Northampton Generating Co. has asked state regulators to significantly increase the limit on the amount of lead it can emit into the atmosphere. The company's power plant, at 1 Horwith Drive in Northampton on the border with Allen Township, burns...
  • Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rules

    Indiana is among the top states that could boost wind power production as a result of upcoming rule changes by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1IfiRxC ) reports the new rules would trim carbon emissions...
  • Rabies awareness information

    The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) recently convened a rabies information exchange and panel discussion of state, regional, and local rabies response partners at Quinebaug Valley Community College, which allowed partners to discuss...
  • DEEP proposes MS4 permit requirements

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is currently in the process of crafting language for regulations that will impact every town in Windham County. Those regulations are for the management of stormwater runoff. And while...
  • Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown

    Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown
    The visit from environmental inspectors had the nerve-rattling effect of an IRS audit. Three U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staffers and a pair of engineers from Colorado spent two days in Manor Township, Lancaster County, poring over page after...
  • Auerfarm Celebrates Spring And A New Reserve

    BLOOMFIELD — Auerfarm has been celebrating Earth Day almost as long as the movement to protect the environment has been around. But this year the 4-H Education Center has a little something extra to celebrate, with the announcement that the state...
  • Spending for 2016 federal budget sparks lawmakers' quarrel

    Democrats and Republicans quarreled Wednesday over spending levels for domestic agencies as well as policy provisions on clean water rules and guns on federal lands as they kicked off action on more than $1 trillion worth of spending bills for the next...
  • Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish

    Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish
    The California drought is wreaking havoc with the state's economy and forcing its residents to adapt. Why should this matter in Connecticut? The superficial answers involve higher grocery bills and a westward diversion of federal dollars. The deeper...
  • Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

    The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry figures and coal-reliant states....
  • Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan

    Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan
    I believe that climate change is the biggest global environmental challenge, and that developing and deploying clean-energy sources is critical to the long-term health and economic security of this country. This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • 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...