| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Forget driving every day, and don't plan on getting married. Don't think about applying for a passport, or a visa, or registering your business either — those offices will be closed. You won't be able to purchase fireworks, or go to a gas station...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure.
The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hartford City Councilman Larry Deutsch, skeptical of the financing for the proposed Downtown North stadium, said he wants 100 percent assurances in the deal.
Nothing in finance is 100 percent, I told him during a break at a public hearing last...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Jonathan P. Steverson as the new director of Florida's Department of Environmental Protection.
If approved by the state Cabinet, Steverson will leave his job since 2012 as director of the Northwest Florida Water...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:47 PM
State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades.
Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Fort Lauderdale's effort to control tidal flooding on the isle communities off Las Olas Boulevard is receiving a $700,000 boost from the state.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a grant Wednesday that will be used for...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A proposal to ban coal tar-based driveway sealants in Winnetka has drawn attention from some pavement industry representatives and business owners.
They have argued to village officials in recent weeks that the product does not pose a health risk to the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Summer heat hasn't begun to wane, and neither have those familiar "bad air day" warnings.
They are all too common in cities like Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., where high temperatures cause ozone to reach unhealthy levels....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money.
But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules.