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Environmental Politics

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  • Winnetka officials to release results of water study

    Winnetka officials to release results of water study
    Officials in Winnetka are expected to soon unveil the results of a consultant's water quality testing study – a $125,000 project launched in anticipation of seeking approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for building the village'...
  • Exide battery plant cited for hazardous waste violations

    Exide battery plant cited for hazardous waste violations
    Exide Technologies is in trouble again with state environmental regulators who on Wednesday cited the Vernon battery recycler for eight hazardous-waste violations. Inspections last week by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control found...
  • Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment

    Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment
    It was supposed to be a major Chinese foothold for doing business in Latin America, the largest venue for selling Chinese goods in the Western Hemisphere. The multimillion-dollar Dragon Mart mega-mall would cover nearly 1,400 acres two miles from the...
  • Don't give a free pass to polluters, Mr. Hogan

    Don't give a free pass to polluters, Mr. Hogan
    I am a 79-year-old retired assistant superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools and a former resident of Dundalk. I lived and worked in the Dundalk area for over 50 years. Though I am retired, I was active in Dundalk leading community projects...
  • Hartford School Gets New Tests To Find Contaminants

    Hartford School Gets New Tests To Find Contaminants
    HARTFORD — A new round of contaminant testing was conducted over the past week to determine how traces of toxic chemicals seeped into the air at Clark Elementary School, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez said Tuesday night. After the recent...
  • Niles Stormwater Commission looks at flood projects

    During its first meeting of 2015, the Niles Stormwater Commission looked at the flood relief projects that are still in planning stages as well as the progress of the projects that have already been approved. During the Jan. 20 meeting, Heys and...
  • Former opponent touts nuclear power at Chicago event

     Former opponent touts nuclear power at Chicago event
    Not too long ago Carol Browner would have sided with the activists clad in white hazmat suits protesting nuclear power outside the City Club's lunch Tuesday in downtown Chicago. Instead, Browner, the former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • California to make changes to protect drinking-water supplies from oil field injections

    California is proposing broad changes in the way it protects underground water sources from oil and gas operations, after finding 2,500 instances in which the state authorized oil and gas operations in protected water aquifers. State oil and gas...
  • Electronics recycling centers dwindling

    Electronics recycling centers dwindling
    On the second Saturday of the month, cars would line the lengthy driveway at the Orland Township Highway Department and spill out onto Wolf Road as throngs of people came to recycle their electronics. Volunteers helped unload the hefty TV consoles and...
  • Smell of money fades as Pennsylvania town sees end of trash cash

    TRENTON, N.J. So long as the air in Tullytown, Pa., sends up aroma notes not unlike sunbaked roadkill, residents are content. Stench means cash gifts from the borough council each year, as much as $6,000 per household. What paid for $300 holiday...
  • Hogan misses Republican dad's lesson on pollution

    Hogan misses Republican dad's lesson on pollution
    Early in his inaugural address last week, Maryland's new Republican governor invoked his father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., and the lesson the one-time congressman taught his son about "putting aside partisanship in order to do the right thing." A member of...