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  • Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health

    Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health
    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...
  • Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake

    Pennsylvania farms damaging Chesapeake
    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...
  • Climate-change group seeks probe, public records

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records
    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...
  • McAuliffe: No position on coal ash bill, despite DEQ head's backing

    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...
  • Frosh criticizes chemical regulation bill as too weak

    Frosh criticizes chemical regulation bill as too weak
    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...
  • Students set an example at Green Living Fair

    Students set an example at Green Living Fair
    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...
  • State considers task force on pipelines that move shale gas

    State considers task force on pipelines that move shale gas
    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....
  • Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?

    Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?
    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...
  • 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...