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Environmental Politics

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  • International summit just a first step on climate change

    International summit just a first step on climate change
     As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation. The meeting is a launchpad for the...
  • Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?

    Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?
    United Airlines, flown by the Dallas Ebola patient to the U.S., cites medical experts that there was "zero risk of transmission" on the flights. Despite the reassurances, the Ebola case has focused attention on the procedures airlines use to keep cabins...
  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Slash phosphorus flowing into Lake Erie, Great Lakes Commission says

    MILWAUKEE The Great Lakes Commission wants to slash the amount of phosphorus flowing into Lake Erie, the source of toxic algae outbreaks and the reason the city of Toledo lost its drinking water for two days this past summer. The commission, appointed by...
  • Global warming advocates rely on emotion

    I read with interest Kathy Fox's Sept. 24 letter to the editor describing her participation in the recent march in New York City protesting catastrophic, man-made (anthropogenic) global warming. She advocates that "citizens must become emotionally...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
  • York County's EDA approves commercial property search engine

    YORK — York County's Economic Development Authority approved adding a "widget" to its website so that people who are considering opening a business in York County can search for available commercial properties. The widget is basically a portal...
  • Rebecca Eagan: On environmental stewardship, Charlie Crist has better record

    If Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy amendment, is passed by voters and gains conservation funds for the next 20 years, it is unlikely the two gubernatorial candidates would handle its implementation in the same way. While most articles paint Gov....
  • Get used to low bumpers and electronic idle setting

    Get used to low bumpers and electronic idle setting
    Q: I have a 2011 Honda Odyssey. When we pull into a space with a concrete parking curb, the front at times gets hung up on it. The front clearance is maybe 6 or 7 inches, the same as these parking curbs. I have looked at other cars, such as the Honda...
  • Survey finds lax mud pollution enforcement in Baltimore area

    Survey finds lax mud pollution enforcement in Baltimore area
    Ever wonder why your neighborhood streams and rivers look so muddy after a heavy rain? A recent survey of construction sites in the Baltimore area found less than a quarter of the exposed soil being worked had been properly protected from erosion. The...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...