| 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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:44 PM
HARTFORD — Caulk used in the construction of Clark Elementary School is laden with PCBs and may be a reason why the school's air is tainted with the hazardous chemical, the district's consultants said in a report Friday.
Samples taken from the...
| 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 5, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Columbia-based specialty chemicals giant W.R. Grace & Co. announced Thursday that it would split into two independent companies, one focused on construction products and one focused on other materials and chemicals.
Grace officials said the split, in...
| 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-...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:48 AM
It is disappointing that Sen. Casey and Sen. Toomey introduced legislation to exempt waste coal plants from important clean air safeguards designed to protect public health ("Toomey-Casey amendment on waste coal power plants fails in Senate"). Their...