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  • State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah

    State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah
    The state of Connecticut didn't bid in an auction for a former Boy Scout camp in Bozrah, a state official confirmed Thursday, but it still supports preserving the nearly 340-acre, prime slice of wilderness. Graham Stevens, office director of land...
  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • Grant awarded to Air Line Trail State Park for improvements and Western Extension

    State Rep. Melissa Ziobron (R-34) recently announced that she is applauding the grant funding awarded to Air Line Trail State Park in the amount of $400,000. The funds awarded will be used toward improvements and a Western Extension of Air Line Trail...
  • It's good Toomey-Casey waste coal plan failed

    It's good Toomey-Casey waste coal plan failed
    It is disappointing that Sen. Casey and Sen. Toomey introduced legislation to exempt waste coal plants from important clean air safeguards designed to protect public health ("Toomey-Casey amendment on waste coal power plants fails in Senate"). Their...
  • SS Badger, last of coal-fired steamships in U.S. waters, gets new lease on life

    The last coal-fired steamship operating in U.S. waters is undergoing a makeover to meet the terms of a deal with the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate pollution from the disposal of coal ash. Work on the 62-year-old SS Badger began last...
  • Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment

    Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment
    It was supposed to be a major Chinese foothold for doing business in Latin America, the largest venue for selling Chinese goods in the Western Hemisphere. The multimillion-dollar Dragon Mart mega-mall would cover nearly 1,400 acres two miles from the...
  • Toomey, Casey agree: Exempt waste coal power plants from pollution rules

    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators are pushing to exempt waste coal power plants — like those in Northampton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties — from a pair of recent federal pollution rules. The proposal from Republican Pat Toomey and...
  • Niles Stormwater Commission looks at flood projects

    During its first meeting of 2015, the Niles Stormwater Commission looked at the flood relief projects that are still in planning stages as well as the progress of the projects that have already been approved. During the Jan. 20 meeting, Heys and...
  • Professor recalls 'crazy' discovery of radon in Berks

    The discovery in a Center Valley home last fall of the highest radon reading ever in Pennsylvania has its roots in a mystery that started in Berks County almost 30 years ago. For Brian Redmond, professor of geology and chemistry in Wilkes University's...
  • Hiking State Parks, Looking For The Perfect 'Selfie'

    Hiking State Parks, Looking For The Perfect 'Selfie'
    If you've ever had any kind of camera, you've probably taken a selfie. You know, turn the camera lens on yourself and take a photo. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has combined the popularity of hiking and the selfie for...
  • Republicans begin casting critical eye on Wolf's nominees

    Republicans begin casting critical eye on Wolf's nominees
    HARRISBURG — The pleasantries are over at the state Capitol. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate locked horns Thursday — two days into his first term — after Wolf fired a last-minute appointee by his...