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  • 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...
  • Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial

    Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial
    Running for re-election, Gov. Rick Scott has been touting his administration's "historic strides" on environmental protection during his first term. With a few notable exceptions, however, those strides have been backward from where the state stood...
  • Democrats run the economy better

    Democrats run the economy better
    There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that...
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awards LGNC for use of land for nature preserve

    Lehigh Gap Nature Center recently received a 2014 Excellence in Site Reuse Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award was presented to center director Dan Kunkle by the EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin,...
  • After this election, expect more, not less, confrontation

    At some point during the last two weeks, Democrats in Washington began privately acknowledging that they will almost certainly lose their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Rather than discussing strategies for winning, they have shifted to excuses...
  • Just how bad is your dog for the environment?

    Just how bad is your dog for the environment?
    Who are you people? I never see you, though you must exist, because I witness daily what you leave behind: fetid brown piles of feces, which I hope issued from your dog and not from you (I live in Venice Beach; you never know). ------------ FOR THE...
  • Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill

    Orland Park urges opposition to school funding reform bill
    The Village of Orland Park came out in opposition to a bill proposing to overhaul the state's system for funding education that has already drawn fire from area school districts. The School Funding Reform Act of 2014, also known as Senate Bill 16,...
  • China's APEC summit measures leave Beijing with cleaner air

    Forget driving every day, and don't plan on getting married. Don't think about applying for a passport, or a visa, or registering your business either — those offices will be closed. You won't be able to purchase fireworks, or go to a gas station...
  • DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris

    DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris
    A Northampton County man, who is accused of illegally dumped demolition and construction debris in three counties earlier this year, has been ordered to remove the materials and stop transporting trash, the state Department of Environmental Protection...
  • Under pressure from feds, DEP toughens proposed rule for coal emissions

    The state Department of Environmental Protection has revised a rule it proposed in April to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants that was widely panned by environmental groups and deemed "too lax" by federal environmental regulators. The new...