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  • Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment

    Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment
    It was supposed to be a major Chinese foothold for doing business in Latin America, the largest venue for selling Chinese goods in the Western Hemisphere. The multimillion-dollar Dragon Mart mega-mall would cover nearly 1,400 acres two miles from the...
  • 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...
  • Republicans begin casting critical eye on Wolf's nominees

    Republicans begin casting critical eye on Wolf's nominees
    HARRISBURG — The pleasantries are over at the state Capitol. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate locked horns Thursday — two days into his first term — after Wolf fired a last-minute appointee by his...
  • 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...
  • Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?

    Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?
    On weekday evenings and weekend afternoons each fall, hundreds of high school athletes can be seen kicking up dust, dragging opponents to the ground and otherwise rolling around on athletic fields across the Lehigh Valley. In many of those stadiums...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Malloy Overly Harsh

    Gov. Malloy Overly Harsh
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was unnecessarily harsh this week in telling commissioners of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority that they could resign if they can't accept his reorganization of the state's environmental protection and energy agencies....
  • Toomey, Casey agree: Exempt waste coal power plants from pollution rules

    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators are pushing to exempt waste coal power plants — like those in Northampton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties — from a pair of recent federal pollution rules. The proposal from Republican Pat Toomey and...
  • DEP says 'little potential for harm' to public from oil, gas development in Pa.

    The state Department of Environmental Protection released what it says is the most thorough study conducted of radioactive materials associated with oil and gas extraction on Thursday. In January 2013, the DEP announced it would take a close look at...
  • Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts

    Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts
    The day after two million-dollar yachts burned at a dock in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's Marina Mile, crews were working Monday to contain diesel fuel that spilled from the vessels into the New River. "Today's focus is on the environmental aspects...
  • Trickle down effect: Program trains volunteers to help preserve Valley's watershed

    Ross McLennan is old enough to remember when the Lehigh River was a cesspool of a waterway. Before the Clean Water Act of 1972 was passed, the Lehigh was a repository for everything from coal silt to industrial waste to raw sewage, which deprived the...