| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:21 PM
Pennsylvania is burdened with a staggering amount of coal ash. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's much-anticipated national coal-ash rule came out late last year. While this first ever coal-ash rule is an important first step, it is a timid one....
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:40 PM
Whether or not Florida Gov. Rick Scott banned the phrase "climate change," there's no question the state has not made the issue a priority.
Low-lying Florida, which has the second-longest coastline of any state, is especially vulnerable to rising sea...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:50 PM
The Burlington Village Board recently voted to begin the process for an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency low interest loan to fund the rehabilitation of the village's water tower.
The project includes maintenance work and repainting of the tower...
| 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 28, 2015
Joe DeRisi worked hard to acquire his Connecticut demolition license even though he doesn't do demolition. DeRisi does take things apart — houses, barns, labs, what have you — but he does it carefully, lovingly, nail by nail. He doesn't...
| 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...
| 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...