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Environmental Cleanup

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  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • State helps combat flooding in Fort Lauderdale's isle communities

    State helps combat flooding in Fort Lauderdale's isle communities
    Fort Lauderdale's effort to control tidal flooding on the isle communities off Las Olas Boulevard is receiving a $700,000 boost from the state. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a grant Wednesday that will be used for...
  • New Sparrows Point owner mum on future tenants

    New Sparrows Point owner mum on future tenants
    The new owners of the shuttered Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County said Thursday that potential tenants are "banging down our door" for the opportunity to move to the site. But Mike Pedone, chief operating officer for Sparrows Point Terminal,...
  • Protect our environment, health

    Laws have been passed to protect the environment and health issues, yet we still get bad decisions from our appointed and elected officials. The mind-set of some people on these issues is appalling. We allow chemicals to be used that affect our water,...
  • 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....
  • Agricultural businesses encouraged to check out Operation Cleansweep

    Lake County has spent the past few months trying to help residents get ready for the new curbside collection service that was launched on Oct. 6, and which introduced recycling to residents of unincorporated areas outside the cities. Now Lake County&...
  • Residents' wells dry up as lake drawdown begins

    Even though work will not begin on the proposed Glasgo Dam repair project until next spring, residents around Glasgo Pond are already feeling the pinch, as their wells run dry and town officials scramble to find some way to alleviate the problem. Randy...
  • League of Women Voters holds discussion on climate change

    "This meeting is the first step in thinking locally about climate change," said Cathy Cementina, from the League of Women Voters of Northeastern Connecticut, introducing a discussion held at Coventry's Booth and Dimock Memorial Library on Oct. 17....
  • New York City Man Recovering From Injuries After Fall At Enders Falls State Park Saturday

    GRANBY – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man who was injured in a fall at Enders Falls State Park Saturday. Michael Happel, 51, of New York City is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at Hartford...
  • In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root

    In shadow of Spire project, city park fails to take root
    Consider DuSable Park the Block 37 of parkland. Like Block 37, the prime real estate that stood vacant for decades at Randolph and State streets until a shopping center went up on the site, the scrubby swath of undeveloped parkland known as DuSable...
  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years? More change, and not all of it for the better. Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...