| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Seventy-five billion gallons of rain fell on Cook County April 18, making it one of the most severe rainstorms in recent history, officials said during a recent forum in Wilmette on stormwater runoff and flooding.
As the North Shore continues getting...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama set a high bar for approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, declaring for the first time that he would let the project go forward only if it does not “significantly increase” emissions of greenhouse...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In Timothy Wheeler's article ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rule," June 16), readers are left with the wrong impression about why Gov. Martin O'Malley called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Port of Baltimore. Governor O'Malley...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:22 AM
When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better.
For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Environmentalists are questioning Florida's latest plans to comply with federal clean air requirements without mandating that two of its heaviest-polluting coal-fired power plants meet the stricter pollution limits.
Last month, the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:37 AM
ALANSON — After Tuesday’s late evening two-vehicle crash, about 5,500 gallons of a mix of used cooking oil and water spilled from a semi-truck — one of the two involved vehicles — and oozed its way toward the Crooked River.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Executive Director John Arway formally presented the agency’s 2012 Annual Report to the House Game and Fisheries Committee today. In his remarks, Arway reiterated that one of the agency’s top...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:23 PM
MEYERSDALE — Sewer overflows into Flaugherty Creek continue as the Meyersdale Municipal Authority waits on the borough council to decide its fate.
Council members voted to dissolve the authority in August after giving the authority the sewer system...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Natural swimming ponds include live plants, eschew chlorine
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services - By Susan Carpenter
Walk out the front door of a house under construction, and the bridge over a koi pond in the front yard leads to stepping...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Town by town, the dreaded Emerald Ash Borer advances through Connecticut's woodlands.
Here's the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's latest bulletin on the discovery of the pest in three more towns: The Connecticut Agricultural...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge.
The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...