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Environmental Cleanup

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  • China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny

    Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China. So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
  • Companies get state money for cleaner cars

    Companies get state money for cleaner cars
    PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles. "These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
  • Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman

    Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman
    HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday. Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
  • Algae Bloom Forces Closure Of East Hampton's Lake Pocotopaug

    EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae. Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
  • Changing your eating habits can help the environment

    Environmental Nutrition Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
  • Mount Dora water safe to drink again

    Drink up, Mount Dora. The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today. The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days. City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
  • Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?

    Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?
    Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
  • State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals

    State: Broward's beach renourishment buried corals
    An oceanic mystery has emerged in the burial of coral reefs off the coast of southern Broward County. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection accuses the county of allowing reefs to become smothered with sand during a project nine years ago...
  • State doesn't monitor syringe disposal at home

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians poke themselves each day with needles and lancets to treat or test for medical conditions such as diabetes, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. They do this at home, school and work. In most places, there are no biohazard...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Environmental health specialists do battle against pollution, other hazards

    By Erinn Hutkin Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....