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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Officials say Lake Erie oil spill off Cleveland cleared

    Officials say lube oil that leaked into Lake Erie last week has been safely removed and boaters can return to the water. The oil spill was reported last Friday near the Forest City Yacht Club in Cleveland. Cleveland Public Power, which has a closed plant...
  • Crews still cleaning Lake Erie oil spill off Cleveland

    Crews are still working around the clock to clean up an oil spill in Lake Erie off Cleveland. Officials said on Wednesday said that tests concluded the substance spilled into Lake Erie near the Forest City Yacht Club last week was lube oil. Cleveland...
  • Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owl

    Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives. The U.S. Fish and...
  • Massive fire puts spotlight back on Chinese chemical plants

    Massive fire puts spotlight back on Chinese chemical plants
    A blaze at a chemical factory in southeastern China has put a fresh spotlight on the safety and management of such facilities and their potential environmental impact. The fire broke out Monday at the Taiwanese-owned Tenglong Aromatic Hydrocarbon...
  • Students set an example at Green Living Fair

    Students set an example at Green Living Fair
    The annual Green Living Fair, now in its fifth year, drew a full house March 14 at the Libertyville Civic Center. Patrons visited the tables of 35 different exhibitors, donated bicycles to benefit developing nations and tried hands-on activities with...
  • State considers task force on pipelines that move shale gas

    State considers task force on pipelines that move shale gas
    Pennsylvania environmental regulators are planning to create a collaborative task force to develop ways to "plan smarter," as companies build tens of thousands of miles of pipelines in the next decade to bring Marcellus Shale natural gas to market....
  • Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?

    Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?
    The Florida Legislature would be so much better if we could get rid of the Florida House. Already blocking Medicaid expansion, which has support from business and hospital groups, the House has rushed through a bill that would undercut efforts to clean up...
  • 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...
  • Brooks Mountcastle: New coal-ash rule doesn't do enough to protect communities

    Pennsylvania is burdened with a staggering amount of coal ash. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's much-anticipated national coal-ash rule came out late last year. While this first ever coal-ash rule is an important first step, it is a timid one....
  • 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...
  • Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not

    Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not
    Whether or not Florida Gov. Rick Scott banned the phrase "climate change," there's no question the state has not made the issue a priority. Low-lying Florida, which has the second-longest coastline of any state, is especially vulnerable to rising sea...