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Environmental Politics

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  • Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan

    Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan
    I believe that climate change is the biggest global environmental challenge, and that developing and deploying clean-energy sources is critical to the long-term health and economic security of this country. This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Mindful employee repurposes textile waste for art, fashion

    A Chicago-area furniture store chain had been throwing away about a half ton of discontinued fabric samples every year, and would likely still be adding to the amount of textile waste generated each year—if employee Vanessa Howells hadn't stepped...
  • AP PHOTOS: A different kind of heavy metal in the Gowanus

    Several dozen competitors from around the world took turns Sunday hurling a sacrificial banjo into a polluted urban canal to see who could throw it the farthest. Tyler Frank of St. Louis bested all other male competitors with an 85-foot throw. On the...
  • A Maryland-style Earth Day pledge

    A Maryland-style Earth Day pledge
    Since 1970, Americans have set aside one day per year, April 22, to rally and make noise on behalf of the environment. First inspired by a California oil spill, Earth Day has always been about calling attention to problems and advocating for action....
  • Agency: Humpback whales' recovery is national success story

    The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century. The iconic mammal that can be found across the planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in 1966, and...
  • Letters to the editor

    Earth Day a good time to support EPA Earth Day events are taking place across the Fox Valley. I remember last year when the Izaak Walton League gave out 350 pine tree seedlings to Ellis Middle School science N.E.R.D.S. to plant at home or at the new park...
  • Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill

    Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill
    A Trenton-based law firm is investigating whether to file a class-action lawsuit against IESI Bethlehem Landfill for a noxious odor Lower Saucon residents believe is emanating from the site. Residents in the Steel City area received a letter from...
  • Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic

    Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic
    What’s happening? Climate change is nothing new, but President Barack Obama brought it to the forefront of national conversation in his most recent State of the Union address when he said, “No challenge poses a greater threat to future...
  • 5 years after BP spill, little has changed to protect Gulf of Mexico

    Another oil rig caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico early this month. Orange flames shot high into the night sky; the local news reported that multiple workers were missing; and residents of the beleaguered Gulf Coast waited for the other shoe to drop. On...
  • Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave

    Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday with special exhibits and an appearance by NASA astronaut Story Musgrave.  Festivities will begin with a ceremony at 9:45 a.m., followed by exhibitors and displays in the...
  • McCarthy uses bully pulpit to spotlight California drought

    WASHINGTON Legislation targeting arcane water rules is not typically the stuff of legacy building for high-profile political figures. But for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shepherding through Congress a bill aimed at easing the water shortage...