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  • Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails

    Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent 234 emails containing sexually explicit images or videos over more than three years, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the high court's chief justice. The material...
  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • Environmental groups petition EPA over Virginia factory farm permit program

    Frustrated with what they see as Virginia's foot-dragging about factory farm pollution, environmental groups are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take over the state's water pollution control program. The Environmental Integrity...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze

    Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze
    BRIDGEPORT — A fishing advisory that was put in place after a five-alarm fire destroyed two businesses near the harbor more than a week ago has been lifted, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Monday. "The advisory...
  • Average fuel economy of new autos at new record; progress may stall

    Average fuel economy of new autos at new record; progress may stall
    New vehicles reached record-high fuel economy in 2013, according to a new Environmental Protection Agency report. The federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average of 24.1 miles per gallon — up 0.5 mpg from the...
  • State Environmental Official Tours Middletown Development Sites

    MIDDLETOWN — During a tour of city projects Wednesday, the state's top environmental official rode a lift to the roof of an old factory building in the north end to view arrays of solar panels producing power for new businesses inside. Reaching the...
  • Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says

    Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says
    New vehicles reached a record-high fuel economy in 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency reported. In its annual report on fuel economy and carbon-dioxide emissions, the federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average...
  • Glen Ellyn rejects plan for McChesney & Miller property

     Glen Ellyn rejects plan for McChesney & Miller property
    Citing an unwillingness to pay some $7.6 million worth of economic incentives sought by the developer, the Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night shot down plans for a $41 million downtown redevelopment project that would involve demolishing the...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
  • State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators. The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...