| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Gov. Rick Scott is ending 2011 by naming four new employees to his office. The one of most immediate consequence to the public is Bonnie Hazleeton, who will take over as director of the Office of Open Government next week. She replaces Carolyn Timmann,...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 5:25 PM
It is Michael Krancer to the rescue, plucking Pennsylvania from the clutches of those nasty feds who are scheming to harm our true-blue patriotic industrialists.
By true-blue industrialists, I mean the super-rich heroes of the gas drilling industry,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
A longtime paperboard manufacturer in Jefferson County, W.Va., has agreed to pay a $104,850 civil penalty to settle alleged water-pollution violations at its facility in Halltown near Harpers Ferry.
Ox Paperboard LLC, formerly Halltown Paperboard, has...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:57 AM
DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians that January is National Radon Action Month
January is National Radon Action Month, marking a time of increased public awareness for this serious health hazard.
Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs...
| Jan 31, 2012
In a new round of water testing by the Environmental Protection Agency, half of the 29 Chicago homes visited yielded at least one sample containing more than 15 parts per billion of lead, a level that can trigger regulatory action if detected during...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:24 AM
A decade ago, Connecticut nicknamed its dirtiest power generating plants the “Sooty Six.”
Those got cleaned up and by 2010, according to a new federal greenhouse gas report, we were down to a less-than-Fragrant Five big emitters.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:01 AM
During routine sampling conducted on 10/28/2011, Tetrachoroethene (PCE) has been found in West Lebanon Township Municipal Public Water Supply (PWS) Well #2. PCE was absent during routine sampling by West Lebanon Township conducted during August 2011. ...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
For a city whose last Fortune 500 company was about to be acquired by an out-of-town corporation, there was not just consolation but actual excitement over one of the deal sweeteners: Chicago-based Exelon Corp. promised to build a new downtown office...