| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in:
Firehouse Museum in Key West
History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
HARTFORD -- Robert Klee, Gov. Dannel Malloy's choice to head up Connecticut's combined energy and environmental agency, assured lawmakers Tuesday that he's ready for the difficult juggling act his new job will require.
If he had any doubts about just how...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:06 PM
We all feel great sympathy for Charla Nash, the woman who was savagely attacked and mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee. It was a tragedy, a terrible accident, awful even to think about. But the taxpayers of Connecticut are not responsible for it.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:41 AM
By Sui-Lee Wee
BEIJING, Feb 25 (Reuters) - A Chinese man in a smoggy
northern city has become the first person in the country to sue
the government for failing to curb air pollution, a state-run
newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Li Guixin, a resident of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
People with respiratory problems may want to stay indoors Saturday, as the state Department of Environmental Protection is forecasting a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the Lehigh Valley.
DEP is saying there may be elevated concentrations of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused of waging a "war on women" attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party's...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
No matter what, Hampton Roads residents are in for sewer rate increases in the coming decades.
As in metro regions across the country, the Environmental Protection Agency has mandated that officials here cut the amount of sewage that leaks out of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Decades after it dumped toxic waste in Upper Bucks, a leading chemical company has finally paid for the damage.
This month, W.R. Grace & Co. paid more than $63 million to the government to resolve claims for environmental cleanups at 39 sites across 21...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Nancy Sutley, the top White House environmental advisor, is a fan of Wallace and Gromit, the claymation movie stars. Wallace, a tinkerer, habitually gets in trouble with his elaborate inventions, and Gromit, his silent but hyper-...