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  • Freedom, W.Va. sign agreement on chemical spill site cleanup

    Freedom Industries and state regulators have signed an agreement for a cleanup of the site of a 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River. The cleanup will be done through the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's Voluntary Remediation...
  • U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure

    U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure
    At Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, a more than century-old manufacturer in Southwest Baltimore, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew stepped aboard a "Dragon" dredge bound for Indonesia, saw how dredging impellers are made and watched welders at work...
  • Report: Contaminated Caulk At Hartford School Well Above Federal Limit

    Report: Contaminated Caulk At Hartford School Well Above Federal Limit
    HARTFORD — Caulk used in the construction of Clark Elementary School is laden with PCBs and may be a reason why the school's air is tainted with the hazardous chemical, the district's consultants said in a report Friday. Samples taken from the...
  • Dominion warns of blackouts if James River line is delayed

    Dominion warns of blackouts if James River line is delayed
    Peninsula residents and businesses could face brownouts or rolling blackouts early in 2017 if Dominion Virginia Power can't get started on a controversial transmission line across the James River by the end of the summer, company officials warned the Army...
  • Burlington seeks loan to fund water tower rehab

    Burlington seeks loan to fund water tower rehab
    The Burlington Village Board recently voted to begin the process for an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency low interest loan to fund the rehabilitation of the village's water tower. The project includes maintenance work and repainting of the tower...
  • Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health

    Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health
    The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday will hear arguments in a crucial case about regulating mercury and other toxic air pollution coming from coal-fired power plants. At stake is a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than...
  • Pittsburgh, county want more time for 'green' sewer solution

    The city and Allegheny County want the state Department of Environmental Protection to give them more time to include more "green" solutions to the region's sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers overflow during heavy rains because storm drains are...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ PETTY ATTACKS ON BROWN SHOW THAT TROOPERS NEED AN OUTSIDE LEADER It's starting to look like Gov. Tom Wolf did the right thing when he went outside the ranks of the Pennsylvania state troopers in picking...
  • DC area tops nation in number of energy-efficient buildings

    The nation's capital is now the top city in the country for energy-efficient buildings. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that the District of Columbia and its suburbs have earned the top spot on its list of U.S. metropolitan...
  • Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake

    Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake
    For the second time in as many years, Pennsylvania's efforts to reduce agricultural pollution damaging the ecological health of Chesapeake Bay have received failing grades. The latest report, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the bay...
  • Climate-change group seeks probe, public records

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records
    TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday. Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...