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  • Developers add access, keep trees for Lake Forest development

    Developers add access, keep trees for Lake Forest development
    The developers of Lake Forest's newest downtown residential project at Laurel and Western avenues have offered early drawings that show more access and the preservation of key trees in the area. The drawings, which are preliminary, are intended to...
  • State Senate leader urges regulators to close Exide plant in Vernon

    State Senate leader urges regulators to close Exide plant in Vernon
    California's senate leader is demanding that state regulators immediately close and begin cleaning up an embattled Vernon battery recycling plant that has spewed lead and arsenic into surrounding neighborhoods over decades of operation. In a letter sent...
  • U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure

    U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure
    At Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, a more than century-old manufacturer in Southwest Baltimore, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew stepped aboard a "Dragon" dredge bound for Indonesia, saw how dredging impellers are made and watched welders at work...
  • In China, documentary film on air pollution quickly goes viral

    The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting...
  • 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...
  • Niles Stormwater Commission looks at flood projects

    During its first meeting of 2015, the Niles Stormwater Commission looked at the flood relief projects that are still in planning stages as well as the progress of the projects that have already been approved. During the Jan. 20 meeting, Heys and...
  • Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program

     Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program
    On Feb. 6, a steady stream of people dropped off unwanted medications and sharps, batteries, and mercury-containing devices to Glenview Village Hall. The patriotic also brought American flags in for retirement. During the week, bins also are available...
  • Lawmaker Wants Communities To Have Better Notice Of Connecticut Park Plans

    HARTFORD — A new southeastern Connecticut lawmaker says communities like Waterford should receive better notification when the state decides it wants to build a new park. Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme has proposed legislation...
  • Professor recalls 'crazy' discovery of radon in Berks

    The discovery in a Center Valley home last fall of the highest radon reading ever in Pennsylvania has its roots in a mystery that started in Berks County almost 30 years ago. For Brian Redmond, professor of geology and chemistry in Wilkes University's...
  • W.R. Grace to split into two companies

    W.R. Grace to split into two companies
    Columbia-based specialty chemicals giant W.R. Grace & Co. announced Thursday that it would split into two independent companies, one focused on construction products and one focused on other materials and chemicals. Grace officials said the split, in...
  • State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah

    State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah
    The state of Connecticut didn't bid in an auction for a former Boy Scout camp in Bozrah, a state official confirmed Thursday, but it still supports preserving the nearly 340-acre, prime slice of wilderness. Graham Stevens, office director of land...