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Environmental Politics

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  • U.S. EPA seeks more input on sweeping power plant rule

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Tuesday they wanted more public input on certain aspects of a sweeping plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants and about the role natural gas can play to achieve emission cuts. The U.S....
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species

    U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species
      The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing the African lion as threatened after a study showed the big cats were in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing...
  • LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown

    LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown
    A year ago Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski made a bold move. Faced with escalating pension payments that were set to top $23 million by 2015, he pushed City Council to lease the city's largest and most valuable asset, its water and sewer systems, in...
  • Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says

    Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says
    A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • GOP Senate would mean more clashes with Obama, little progress

    WASHINGTON It's Nov. 5 and jubilant Republicans have captured the Senate, giving the party control of both chambers of Congress for the last two years of Barack Obama's presidency. Now what? The power and agenda in the Senate would shift dramatically....
  • In a Republican takeover, which Mitch McConnell would lead the Senate?

    WASHINGTON Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has nearly within his grasp the job he's dreamed for decades of achieving, that of majority leader of the U.S. Senate. The Republicans appear likely to seize control of the Senate from the Democrats in the Nov. 4...
  • In cleansing Ebola, hospital is disinfected but homes are purged

    DALLAS While expensive medical equipment used on Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Presbyterian Hospital Dallas was decontaminated with disinfectants, the 60-inch TV hanging in the apartment of his fiancee was sawed in half, stuffed in a hazmat...
  • Thanks For Support Of Clean Water Regs

    On Oct. 14, the Hartford city council passed a resolution supporting the EPA's rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands, a major foundation of the nation’s water resources. Connecticut Coalition for Environmental...
  • Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf on climate change

    Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf  on climate change
    It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....