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Environmental Politics

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  • Congress bestows favors for Florida

    WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....
  • 2014 in Wilmette and Winnetka: Stormwater, economic recovery and 'Jeopardy!'

    2014 in Wilmette and Winnetka: Stormwater, economic recovery and 'Jeopardy!'
    As residents across the North Shore ring in the New Year, they will likely remember 2014 as a time punctuated by a rebounding local economy, robust debates over stormwater projects and the community rallying behind a $100 renovation of New Trier High...
  • Postal Service gets high marks from public

    Postal Service gets high marks from public
    Kevin Timmons loves his job. On a chilly and drizzly day recently, he walked briskly from one shop to the next in a Baltimore County strip mall. "Mailman!" he called as he stepped inside one store and held up a bundle of mail. Timmons flashed a smile...
  • Mayor cuts ribbon at Little Village park

    Mayor cuts ribbon at Little Village park
    Near the site of a former coal plant in Little Village, dozens of young children climbed over a green and blue jungle gym and explored the grounds of the neighborhood's first and only park during a ribbon-cutting Sunday. Tentatively called La Villita, or...
  • In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say

    In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say
    From her bedroom window, Cynthia Dixon watches the cloud of soot rise from the coal mine near her sheep spread. Down the road, a hulking coal-fired electrical plant spews a yellow plume that stains the horizon. Many days, she finds a layer of black dust...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • Larry Hogan has a chance to be a green governor

    Larry Hogan has a chance to be a green governor
    This week, Larry Hogan promised poultry farmers that his "first fight" as governor will be to scrap new rules from the Maryland Department of Agriculture to curb the amount of phosphorous from chicken manure running into the Chesapeake Bay. "We won't...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe chosen to head Chesapeake Bay restoration council

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe chosen to head Chesapeake Bay restoration council
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been chosen to head the Executive Council of the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership tasked with leading the restoration of the polluted Chesapeake Bay. In statements Thursday afternoon, McAuliffe said he was...
  • Exelon would profit from reforms proposed by operator of electric-grid

     Exelon would profit from reforms proposed by operator of electric-grid
    Ever have someone bail when they said they'd be there? That's exactly what happened during the polar vortex last winter when nearly a quarter of power producers didn't show up to provide power to the electric grid during one of the coldest days on...
  • Study links small drain pipes to pollution at Newport's 'baby beaches'

    Small drain pipes carrying runoff from Newport Beach streets could be causing high fecal bacteria counts frequently detected in bay waters at so-called "baby beaches," according to a UC Irvine study. Bays often are home to baby beaches because the water...
  • New park will give Little Village green space

    New park will give Little Village green space
    Nearly nine miles southwest of the new Maggie Daley Park downtown, an even bigger park is opening to less fanfare this weekend. Built atop a three-foot stone cap on what used to be the contaminated Celotex industrial site in Little Village, the 22-...