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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Gordon Tomb: Coal-waste power plants could close if new EPA rules adopted

    Gordon Tomb: Coal-waste power plants could close if new EPA rules adopted
    John Oelbracht has managed the Westwood Generation power plant in western Schuylkill County for 10 years. It's more than a job to him — it's an undertaking to clean up the environment while producing power for Pennsylvania homes. "We're on...
  • 30-foot pile of ground-up asphalt an eyesore, Lake Balboa residents say

    30-foot pile of ground-up asphalt an eyesore, Lake Balboa residents say
    Joan Kelley always loved her view of the San Gabriel Mountains in the winter. From the Lake Balboa house where she's lived for five decades, she would often step outside just to see the peaks in the distance, sometimes dusted with snow. But for the...
  • Report: Constraints In Power System Promise Even Higher Costs

    Energy officials in Connecticut released on Thursday a long-delayed draft report outlining the challenges they expect the state and the region to need to overcome in order to deliver reliable and lower-cost electricity. The picture drawn by the...
  • Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary

    Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary
    Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Jonathan P. Steverson as the new director of Florida's Department of Environmental Protection. If approved by the state Cabinet, Steverson will leave his job since 2012 as director of the Northwest Florida Water...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say

    In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say
    From her bedroom window, Cynthia Dixon watches the cloud of soot rise from the coal mine near her sheep spread. Down the road, a hulking coal-fired electrical plant spews a yellow plume that stains the horizon. Many days, she finds a layer of black dust...
  • Klee Re-appointed As Malloy's Head of Energy and Environment Agency

    Klee Re-appointed As Malloy's Head of Energy and Environment Agency
    Robert Klee will be re-appointed as commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Monday. Klee, 40, has been serving as DEEP commissioner since January 2014 after working as the agency’s...
  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point

    FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point
    FedEx is eyeing the former Sparrows Point steel mill in southeastern Baltimore County for a new distribution hub. The package delivery company could become the first new tenant on the large property since the steel mill closed in 2012, if it can reach a...
  • Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort

    Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort
    Half a century ago Ralph Nader published “Unsafe at Any Speed,” which warned of the hazards built into the Chevrolet Corvair. Today, General Motors' safety record is still being justly vilified, most recently for an ignition defect blamed...
  • Food production campus aims to help entrepreneurs get started

    Food production campus aims to help entrepreneurs get started
    A Baltimore-based nonprofit is preparing to build a commercial kitchen on a blighted tract in East Baltimore, the first step in the creation of a $16 million food production campus. American Communities Trust plans to use a 31/2-acre parcel at Gay and...