RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Environmental Politics

A collection of news and information related to Environmental Politics published by this site and its partners.

Top Environmental Politics Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • New coal plant pollution controls eyed

    New coal plant pollution controls eyed
    Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The...
  • Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman

    Bobcat Tests Positive For Rabies After Attacking Bozrah Woman
    HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday. Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
  • Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns

    Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns
    WALLOPS ISLAND. Va. — Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • Orange County vector control prepares for mosquito spraying

    Orange County vector control prepares for mosquito spraying
    Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus infections ever recorded in Orange County, officials Monday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease....
  • Officials Lift Swimming Ban At Lake Pocotopaug In East Hampton

    EAST HAMPTON — Officials lifted a ban on swimming in Lake Pocotopaug Friday, but warned that swimmers who use the lake do so at their "own risk." While the algae bloom that has closed the lake for a week persists, officials said they now believe it...
  • Algae Bloom Forces Closure Of East Hampton's Lake Pocotopaug

    EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae. Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
  • Activists: Tighten pesticide limits: Front & Center

    American farmers apply more than 1 billion pounds of pesticides a year to their fields to kill weeds and damaging insects. But collateral damage includes farmworkers; more than 10,000 a year suffer acute pesticide poisoning. Now the U.S. Environmental...
  • Damning the dam [Editorial]

    Damning the dam  [Editorial]
    The general election is still more than two months away but here's a bit of friendly advice to candidates hoping to win office in Maryland: Don't use the Conowingo Dam as an excuse to stop cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. That would seem like common...
  • Hampton University, Norfolk State enter agreement with EPA to strengthen environmental research

    HAMPTON — Hampton University, Norfolk State University, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality signed an agreement Monday to continue a partnership that will lead to more minority students entering...
  • Toxic chemicals found in homes near shuttered Army base south of Atlanta

    ATLANTA Toxic vapor is accumulating in some homes near Fort Gillem, south of Atlanta, suggesting carcinogens dumped at the U.S. Army base decades ago may have migrated from the groundwater into the air residents breathe, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
  • Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good

    Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good
    How does a normal day in Beijing compare with one in Los Angeles? The answer, it turns out, is both simple and complex. Los Angeles' skies are among the most foul in the United States: In the American Lung Assn.'s 2014 national State of the Air...