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Environmental Politics

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  • Earth Day: American Eagle partners with Brad Pitt on denim recycling

    Earth Day: American Eagle partners with Brad Pitt on denim recycling
    Going green just got that much easier. In honor of Earth Day, apparel company American Eagle Outfitters, in partnership with Brad Pitt's eco-friendly housing organization Make It Right, has invited customers to donate their used denim in exchange for...
  • Earth Day effort cleans the beach in Huntington

    Earth Day effort cleans the beach in Huntington
    Volunteers helped Huntington Beach commemorate Earth Day with a beach cleanup Saturday morning near the pier. Earth Day, officially Wednesday, began 45 years ago as an effort to raise awareness and support for environmental causes. According to the...
  • Tips: What you need to know about the dangers of and testing for radon

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas. It is dangerous because we cannot notice it with our senses. Radon can come into homes through cracks in basement floors or foundations, cracks around service pipes, floor drains, and dirt floors....
  • Environmentalists contest broadened use of new herbicide

    Environmentalists are contesting the federal government's decision to allow more widespread use of a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. Motions filed Monday in the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of...
  • Noble Energy agrees to settle Colorado air pollution case

    Large oil and gas driller Noble Energy has agreed to a settlement over alleged air-pollution violations north of Denver, a deal federal officials say could cost the company up to $73.5 million. The proposed deal, filed in federal court Wednesday, comes...
  • Landfill gives up storing toxic waste over Illinois aquifer

    A company that for years has planned to store toxic PCBs in a landfill sitting atop a central Illinois aquifer now says it's giving up the idea. The Pantagraph (http://bit.ly/1zN68eC ) reports Peoria-based Area Disposal had tried since 2007 to get...
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: April 21 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Manchin's decision to stay in Senate: Sen. Joe Manchin's Sunday announcement that he would not return to West Virginia and seek a third term as...
  • Noah Feldman: Courts' war on FDR continues with Obama

    Noah Feldman: Courts' war on FDR continues with Obama
    More than any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Barack Obama has seen his signature programs blocked or impeded by the courts. In the latest episode, a federal appeals court in New Orleans heard arguments Friday about what to do about his...
  • EPA to recognize Bethlehem Area School District for climate change actions

    EPA to recognize Bethlehem Area School District for climate change actions
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will recognize the Bethlehem Area School District for its action against reducing climate change. Thursday, an EPA representative will visit Spring Garden Elementary School with Superintendent Joseph Roy and...
  • Jay Ambrose: Radical environmentalists a worse threat than climate change?

    California has a major drought, and that's resulted in bad stuff brought to us not by the usual suspect, global warming, but by radical environmentalists worsening the consequences. Some of them have gone beyond that misdeed. In efforts to intervene...
  • Fracking waste puts public at risk, study says

    Weakness in state regulations governing hazardous oil-and-gas waste have allowed the leftovers to be disposed of with little regard to the dangers they pose to human health and the environment, according to a recent study by the environmental organization...