| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Peninsula residents and businesses could face brownouts or rolling blackouts early in 2017 if Dominion Virginia Power can't get started on a controversial transmission line across the James River by the end of the summer, company officials warned the Army...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:31 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:44 AM
GLASTONBURY — Nicholas Bourdoulous was one of four youths from across the state to catch a "top angler" award during the recent 7th annual trophy fish awards ceremony.
Bourdoulous participated in the "fishing challenge" portion of Connecticut's...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 2:49 AM
HARTFORD – In the grand scheme of a $20 billion-a-year state budget, Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to chop $285,000 in funding for a bunch of relatively obscure non-profit conservation agencies seems like no big deal.
Except that, for these tiny soil-...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:46 PM
The former owner of the Sparrows Point steel mill in Dundalk and its demolition contractor have been hit with more than $3 million in penalties for pollution violations that officials say occurred during the tear-down of old mill buildings.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:21 PM
Pennsylvania is burdened with a staggering amount of coal ash. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's much-anticipated national coal-ash rule came out late last year. While this first ever coal-ash rule is an important first step, it is a timid one....
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:40 PM
Whether or not Florida Gov. Rick Scott banned the phrase "climate change," there's no question the state has not made the issue a priority.
Low-lying Florida, which has the second-longest coastline of any state, is especially vulnerable to rising sea...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:50 PM
The Burlington Village Board recently voted to begin the process for an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency low interest loan to fund the rehabilitation of the village's water tower.
The project includes maintenance work and repainting of the tower...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:33 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday will hear arguments in a crucial case about regulating mercury and other toxic air pollution coming from coal-fired power plants. At stake is a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than...