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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Auerfarm Celebrates Spring And A New Reserve

    BLOOMFIELD — Auerfarm has been celebrating Earth Day almost as long as the movement to protect the environment has been around. But this year the 4-H Education Center has a little something extra to celebrate, with the announcement that the state...
  • Northampton power plant asks for higher lead emissions level

    Northampton power plant asks for higher lead emissions level
    Northampton Generating Co. has asked state regulators to significantly increase the limit on the amount of lead it can emit into the atmosphere. The company's power plant, at 1 Horwith Drive in Northampton on the border with Allen Township, burns...
  • 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...
  • Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan

    Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan
    I believe that climate change is the biggest global environmental challenge, and that developing and deploying clean-energy sources is critical to the long-term health and economic security of this country. This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill

    Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill
    A Trenton-based law firm is investigating whether to file a class-action lawsuit against IESI Bethlehem Landfill for a noxious odor Lower Saucon residents believe is emanating from the site. Residents in the Steel City area received a letter from...
  • Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic

    Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic
    What’s happening? Climate change is nothing new, but President Barack Obama brought it to the forefront of national conversation in his most recent State of the Union address when he said, “No challenge poses a greater threat to future...
  • Save earth for future generations

    Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a globally-celebrated secular holiday. It grew out of the anti-war movement of the 1960s and a growing concern that pollution had begun to damage the environment. The movement that gave birth to Earth...
  • Noah Feldman: Courts' war on FDR continues with Obama

    Noah Feldman: Courts' war on FDR continues with Obama
    More than any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Barack Obama has seen his signature programs blocked or impeded by the courts. In the latest episode, a federal appeals court in New Orleans heard arguments Friday about what to do about his...
  • Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with "flexibility" for coal plants

    Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with "flexibility" for coal plants
    Gov. Larry Hogan is reconsidering his predecessor's attempt to make coal-fired power plants install costly new pollution controls, switch to cleaner-burning fuel or shut down. Three months after yanking a clear-air rule issued by Democratic Gov....
  • Report: Contaminated Caulk At Hartford School Well Above Federal Limit

    Report: Contaminated Caulk At Hartford School Well Above Federal Limit
    HARTFORD — Caulk used in the construction of Clark Elementary School is laden with PCBs and may be a reason why the school's air is tainted with the hazardous chemical, the district's consultants said in a report Friday. Samples taken from the...
  • SS Badger, last of coal-fired steamships in U.S. waters, gets new lease on life

    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...