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Environmental Politics

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  • Report: Protecting sage grouse could hurt military

    Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse under the federal Endangered Species Act could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West, according to a new report by the Army. The report looked at the impact of protecting sage...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: April 27 News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on legislative efforts to weaken environmental regulation: Here comes the latest Republican assault on environmental regulation in North Carolina. It...
  • DEEP: Don't Feed The Bears

    CANTON — State environmental officials say that "a fed bear is a dead bear" and they, along with a local resident, are hoping that more people in the area get that message. Bear sightings are common in Canton and most other towns in the...
  • Builders flood Congress to block Obama's bid to regulate creeks

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's plan to expand protections for waterways is in jeopardy as builders and farmers have won the support of even some Democrats in Congress to block it. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to put under federal...
  • Senate panel advances bill to overhaul chemical regulation

    A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...
  • Aurora set to revamp deal with recycling site

    Two years ago, the city of Aurora approved Heartland Recycling purchasing a 50-acre, former stone quarry on the northeast side of town. The company was to develop the land surface of the former quarry east of Route 25 and south of Interstate 88, on...
  • EPA changes plan for New Bedford harbor cleanup

    The Environmental Protection Agency is changing its plans to dispose of contaminated sediment from New Bedford's harbor cleanup along the shoreline. The EPA initially planned to bury the PCB-contaminated sediment in cells called confined disposal...
  • Joel D. Fedder, lawyer and developer

    Joel D. Fedder, lawyer and developer
    Joel D. Fedder, a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Fedder and Garten and later a real estate developer, philanthropist and environmentalist, died of cancer April 18 at his home in Longboat Key, Fla. He was 83. The son of Morris Fedder, a lawyer,...
  • Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rules

    Indiana is among the top states that could boost wind power production as a result of upcoming rule changes by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1IfiRxC ) reports the new rules would trim carbon emissions...
  • Rabies awareness information

    The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) recently convened a rabies information exchange and panel discussion of state, regional, and local rabies response partners at Quinebaug Valley Community College, which allowed partners to discuss...