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Environmental Politics

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  • Owner to check ruptured pipeline's integrity at four other spots

    Owner to check ruptured pipeline's integrity at four other spots
    The owner of the pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast said Monday that it is going to investigate the integrity of the pipe at four additional locations after receiving...
  • State to hold hearing on Lower Milford quarry proposal

    State to hold hearing on Lower Milford quarry proposal
    A controversial quarry proposal in Lower Milford Township, stalled for more than a decade by a costly and contentious legal battle, will get a public airing by state environmental officials on June 3. The Department of Environmental Protection has...
  • Lovell Center earns Federal Green Challenge award

    Lovell Center earns Federal Green Challenge award
    The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center recently won a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Federal Green Challenge award for education and outreach. The award recognizes the center's efforts to identify activities that cause the greatest...
  • Move to 'safer' rubber in Lower Macungie to raise cost of turf fields

    Move to 'safer' rubber in Lower Macungie to raise cost of turf fields
    The artificial turf portion of a controversial Lower Macungie park improvement project apparently will be getting more costly, leaving township commissioners with some tough decisions on what to eliminate from this year's work to stay within their $3.3...
  • New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes

    New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes
    Connecticut lost an estimated 57.5 percent of its managed honeybees during the summer of 2014 and winter of 2015, according to a new survey. Preventing such staggering die-offs is the focus of a new federal plan aimed at helping the bees and butterflies...
  • Central Valley's growing concern: Crops raised with oil field water

     Central Valley's growing concern: Crops raised with oil field water
    Here in California's thirsty farm belt, where pumpjacks nod amid neat rows of crops, it's a proposition that seems to make sense: using treated oil field wastewater to irrigate crops. Oil giant Chevron recycles 21 million gallons of that water each...
  • Glastonbury Audubon Hosting Earth Fair

    Glastonbury Audubon Hosting Earth Fair
    GLASTONBURY — Nests and eggs are the theme of the 26th anniversary of Earth Fair at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury. On April 25, participants will be able to help build a six-foot-high eagle's nest stick by stick or create a...
  • Pa. business group weighs in on EPA emission targets for power plants

    Pa. business group weighs in on EPA emission targets for power plants
    – A Pennsylvania business group official told federal legislators Tuesday that clear air regulations set to be finalized this summer could cause electricity prices to spike as the state attempts to meet aggressive emissions goals. Rising electric...
  • Australian kayaker visits Hampton on mission of education

    Australian kayaker visits Hampton on mission of education
    Steve Posselt launched Friday from Fort Monroe's beach and prepared to paddle his kayak to the Virginia Beach shore, three miles away and barely visible on the horizon. This is a short day for him — on a good day he can cover 30 miles. Posselt,...
  • Crews work to assess, control Santa Barbara-area oil spill

    Crews work to assess, control Santa Barbara-area oil spill
    Efforts to clean the crude-stained Santa Barbara coastline ramped up Thursday as scientists, government officials and workers tried to get a handle on the size, extent and environmental impact of Tuesday's oil spill. Officials responding to the spill,...
  • Alarming loss of colonies is spurring federal action

    Alarming loss of colonies is spurring federal action
      A crucial agricultural workforce in the United States that produces some $15 billion worth of economic value every year, according to the Obama administration, has been struck by alarming losses recently, frightening advocates and demanding...