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Environmental Politics

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  • Beyond the corn: The new frontier in ethanol is nonfood biofuel

    EMMETSBURG, Iowa � The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last at least in the United States. After a...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Confused by polls measuring voter intentions? Look to history

    If you're confused by the plethora of polls purporting to measure the key 2014 midterm Senate and House races, you're not alone. You'd probably do better by ignoring the numbers and reviewing midterm election history. And if you want to guess what likely...
  • Elmhurst reports progress on flood prevention

    Elmhurst reports progress on flood prevention
    Just ahead of last week's citywide meeting on flooding issues, Elmhurst Public Works Committee members heard reports from consultants and staff on progress to better manage stormwater and identify problems in city infrastructure. On the stormwater...
  • Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be

    Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be
    If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have...
  • Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show

    Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show
    Hazardous waste from an embattled Vernon battery recycler dripped from tractor-trailers onto public roadways last year, according to recently released public documents in which a state environmental inspector called the leaks an "on-going problem" that...
  • U.S. EPA approval of Dow herbicide breaks law, critics say

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulatory approval on Wednesday for a Dow AgroSciences herbicide to be used with new genetically modified crops outraged critics, who say the approval violates environmental law and will create a host of problems for people and animals....
  • Thomas Nelson named top 5 in 'Best for Vets'

    Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing. The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
  • Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails

    Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent 234 emails containing sexually explicit images or videos over more than three years, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the high court's chief justice. The material...
  • Senate odd couple seek common ground on climate change

    POINT JUDITH, R.I. A visit to the Ocean State's eroding shoreline didn't prompt West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin III to change his mind about EPA regulation of carbon emissions, but his host wasn't expecting that sort of evolution. "I didn't invite Sen....
  • What a GOP Senate would mean [Editorial]

    What a GOP Senate would mean  [Editorial]
    Despite all the talk about some of the oddities of this year's election — from the unexpectedly competitive race in South Dakota to the tough fight facing Republican Pat Roberts of Kansas — the political fundamentals still point to a GOP...
  • EPA approves Dow's Enlist herbicide for GMO soy, corn

    (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency gave final approval on Wednesday to a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences that has faced broad opposition, ordering a series of restrictions to address potential environmental and health hazards....