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Environmental Politics

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  • Crow Nation joins states fighting EPA carbon emission reduction rules

    The leader of the Crow Nation in Montana joined 17 state attorneys general Friday in challenging the Obama administration's effort to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 30%, saying it would cripple the tribe's already fragile economy. Crow...
  • Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning

    Pennsylvania DEP frets Center Valley residents aren't heeding radon warning
    Concerned residents filled the meeting room at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building on Thursday night to learn more about how to detect, and mitigate, what state and federal officials are calling extremely high levels of radon in Center Valley...
  • Mark Phelan: 2015 will be big year for small SUVs

    Here's a prediction you can take to the bank: Sales of compact and subcompact SUVs are about to skyrocket. I'm sure of this for two reasons: 1. I've been predicting it for two years. Eventually, I've gotta be right. 2. The world's automakers finally...
  • Let California's plastic bag ban stand

    Let California's plastic bag ban stand
    Some people just don't know when to stop fighting. Immediately after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags, the plastics industry vowed to overturn it. Since then, out-of-state bag makers have contributed $2.5...
  • Hogan, other incoming governors to meet with Obama

    Hogan, other incoming governors to meet with Obama
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan will join six other newly elected governors at the White House Friday morning for a meeting with President Obama. The day of White House activities is expected to begin with a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and end with...
  • Manchester Launches Textile Recycling Effort

    Manchester Launches Textile Recycling Effort
    MANCHESTER — Even with all the collection boxes, in town and elsewhere, most used clothing ends up in landfills and incinerators. Nationwide, of the 14.33 million tons of clothing, towels and other household textiles that people toss each year,...
  • A U.S. political correction

    Sen. Chuck Schumer admits Obamacare was a misguided attempt to help the nation when we should have been working on the economy, not attacking it. Thirty-thousand "lost" emails from the IRS are found. The Environmental Protection Agency releases more than...
  • Hogan to propose 'rain tax' repeal in first legislative package

    Hogan to propose 'rain tax' repeal in  first legislative package
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan will propose legislation to repeal the storm water remediation fee derided by Republicans as the "rain tax" in his first legislative package next year, his transition team confirmed Wednesday. The decision, reported on Twitter...
  • Why the Colorado is Motor Trend 2015 Truck of the Year

    DETROIT Motor Trend named the Chevrolet Colorado its 2015 Truck of the Year, edging out both the Ford Transit van and the 2015 Ford F-150. The F-150 didn't even come in second. That honor went to the Ford Transit full-size commercial van. Awards from...
  • State Council Urges New Funding To Protect Key Environmental Lands

    State Council Urges New Funding To Protect Key Environmental Lands
    HARTFORD – The state’s official environmental watchdog group is calling on the General Assembly to increase spending for protection of “priority conservation lands” by about $10 million in the coming fiscal year. The plea for...
  • Environmental Group Urges State To Spend More to Protect Key Lands

    HARTFORD — The state's environmental watchdog group is calling on the legislature to increase spending for protection of "priority conservation lands" by about $10 million in the coming fiscal year. The plea for added funding to preserve critical...