| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
A circuit judge ruled Thursday that the state Surface Mine Board did not abuse its discretion and did not make an arbitrary decision when it affirmed the issue of a mining permit for a 100-acre quarry site in Gerrardstown, W.Va.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Home is where the heart is. But it's also a place where families can be more conscious of their energy use. While conserving energy helps save the planet, it also helps homeowners save money.
According to Christine Ackerson, sustainability manager at LG...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The head of the South Florida Water Management District resigned Monday, leaving after just two years and creating another leadership shakeup for the far-reaching agency charged with guarding against flooding and leading Everglades restoration....
| May 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Peter Jensen's editorial on conservatives' attitude toward environmental protection is misleading ("Don't save the planet," May 4).
The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, stressed the importance of the marketing...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:01 AM
To the age-old question of how many conservatives does it take to screw in a light bulb, we now have a definitive answer: Just one, but it will take him weeks to chase down a vintage incandescent bulb because he won't touch an energy-efficient one.
| May 6, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The recent call for labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients — especially on a state-by-state basis as in Connecticut — is unnecessary, unrealistic and uninformed.
As someone who grew up and attended college in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has proposed a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal 2014 that aims to slash the deficit by $1.8 trillion over 10 years, raise taxes on the wealthy and trim popular benefit programs including Social Security and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:51 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new requirements for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has provided a pathway to U.S. waters for invasive species that damage ecosystems and...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Florida's rivers are in trouble.
That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers.
Of the 22 rivers studied,...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:34 AM
Q: As a former compost-site operator, I think PennDOT's storage area for construction debris at the Tilghman Street interchange of Route 309 is in violation of state Department of Environmental Protection guidelines. From what I gather through Google's...