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Environmental Politics

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  • Obama to tout U.S. climate plan at U.N. summit

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will highlight strides the United States has made on climate change when he addresses a major U.N. climate summit next week, senior administration officials said on Thursday. About 120 heads of state and...
  • Florida scientists urge state leaders to join climate summit

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in a summit this fall to seek solutions for climate change. The group...
  • Bees at the Brink: Fields of green are a desert for bees

    MINNEAPOLIS Mac Ehrhardt often feels like he has one leg on either side of a barbed-wire fence. On one side stand the farmers who have bought seed from his family's business for three generations, and who rely religiously on insecticides to protect their...
  • Europeans have little appetite for US apples

    WASHINGTON With the harvest underway, Jon Alegria figures he'll pack more than 400 million apples from this year's crop by mid-November, relying on a widely used chemical to keep them looking fresh for months. Before sending them to warehouses, Alegria...
  • Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding

     Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding
    The Illinois Attorney General's office is ordering Elmhurst to fix its sanitary sewer system to keep it from flooding and sending dirty water into peoples' homes and local waterways. Attorney General Lisa MadiganĀ on Wednesday announced a consent order...
  • USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an...
  • Why Americans are flocking to their sinking shores

    SANTA ROSA BEACH Florida (Reuters) - Mike Huckabee bought a beachfront lot here in 2009, a year after his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination. A longtime friend and political ally of the former Arkansas governor bought the lot next door....
  • Kevin Doyle: New option for electricity generation

    Recently in Palm Beach County, community leaders gathered for a tour of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Park, including the country's first waste-to-energy plant to be built since 1995. Waste-to-energy technology employs...
  • U.S. extends comment period on power plant carbon rule to December

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give the public until December to comment on its sweeping proposal to curb carbon pollution from the country's power plants after some industry groups and state officials pressed for...
  • Well water testing urged for some McHenry Co. residents

    Well water testing urged for some McHenry Co. residents
    Some residents of the small McHenry County community of Lakewood who are on private wells are being advised to have their water tested after small amounts of a contaminant were discovered in nearby groundwater. Recent testing of a village well near a...
  • New York state denied federal funds for flagship bridge project

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government has rejected most of a $511 million loan request for the renewal of New York state's Tappan Zee Bridge, dealing a blow to one of governor Andrew Cuomo's most prominent infrastructure projects just weeks...