| Apr 11, 2015
| 1:03 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:10 AM
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.
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 8:58 PM
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....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:21 PM
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....
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:40 PM
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...