| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
As a cattle feeder from Nebraska I have been well-versed for more than 20 years on Clean Water Act regulations. I take great pride in the practices I've put in place to protect the environment, as well as the fact that what I do everyday helps feed my...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore water officials have been dogged in the past year by a series of extremely public problems: widespread billing errors that required millions in refunds, massive water main breaks that closed downtown streets, and a collapsed stormwater culvert...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Somebody is not telling the truth.
At issue is whether deliberate actions by state officials are letting Texas gas industry robber barons do more damage to the environment than was done by coal industry robber barons in the last century, and are...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:53 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as...
| 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.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning.
But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:33 PM
She walked into the room with an air of mystery. It was there next to the dollar machine that he saw her. The song “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” played as they stared each other down. The room reeked with the recycled pollution of the careless...