| 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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:54 PM
For the second time in as many years, Pennsylvania's efforts to reduce agricultural pollution damaging the ecological health of Chesapeake Bay have received failing grades.
The latest report, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the bay...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 10:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday.
Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:19 AM
Environmentalists said they are upset that one of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top environmental officials testified in support Wednesday of federal legislation they say will hurt efforts to curb pollution from coal ash.
Virginia Department of...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday criticized a bipartisan bill intended to overhaul federal chemical regulations because it would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to preempt the oversight of some chemicals by...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:11 PM
The annual Green Living Fair, now in its fifth year, drew a full house March 14 at the Libertyville Civic Center.
Patrons visited the tables of 35 different exhibitors, donated bicycles to benefit developing nations and tried hands-on activities with...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 8:58 PM
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are planning to create a collaborative task force to develop ways to "plan smarter," as companies build tens of thousands of miles of pipelines in the next decade to bring Marcellus Shale natural gas to market....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:54 PM
The Florida Legislature would be so much better if we could get rid of the Florida House. Already blocking Medicaid expansion, which has support from business and hospital groups, the House has rushed through a bill that would undercut efforts to clean up...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:35 AM
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...