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Environmental Politics

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  • Where They Stand: Lindsey Graham on issues of 2016 campaign

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham will announce his campaign for president next month, after saying Monday he is running for the Republican nomination. Here's a snapshot of where Graham stands on issues likely to be debated in the Republican presidential...
  • Feds propose multi-pronged plan to reverse honeybee, monarch declines

    Feds propose multi-pronged plan to reverse honeybee, monarch declines
    The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides. Scientists say bees —...
  • Plans for development of Deseret Ranch land move forward

    Plans for development of Deseret Ranch land move forward
    The Osceola County Commission unanimously voted to send the development plan for Deseret Ranch to the state for final consideration — but without most of the additional land protections recommended by an independent review. The sector plan for the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign new climate change agreement

    Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign new climate change agreement
    Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a new climate change agreement with "government leaders from around the world" on Tuesday, his office announced. The agreement comes three weeks after the governor ordered new targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in...
  • California concerns grow over oilfield operations near water

    California regulators on Monday expanded their list of thousands of state-permitted oil and gas wells where below-ground injections may be contaminating drinking-water reserves. State water officials already have acknowledged that improperly permitted...
  • Indiana officials push back against reducing ozone levels

    Indiana environmental officials and Republican Gov. Mike Pence are pushing back against new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would reduce the amount of ozone levels allowed in the atmosphere. Indiana Department of...
  • Ohio waste incinerator operator says it's not health risk

    The operator of a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio says the plant isn't a health risk to its neighbors. The statement comes after a report this past week said that the Environmental Protection Agency found that the incinerator released...
  • Ohio company will sell sludge dredged from Cuyahoga River

    The agency that runs Cleveland's port is hiring a northeast Ohio company to sell sludge dredged from the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River. The head of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority says the plan is to use the sediment for building roads,...
  • Women stood tall in fight for state's natural riches

    "The scene is breathtaking and remarkably soothing," Leslie Kemp Poole begins her new book, "Saving Florida," as she describes the sandy beach and sapphire water at Canaveral National Seashore, the longest undeveloped public beach on Florida's east coast....
  • Resistance to pipeline bigger than Keystone thwarts Enbridge in Wisconsin

    Pipeline giant Enbridge, Inc., is in a standoff with a Wisconsin zoning committee over the company's plans to vastly increase the amount of tar sands oil pumped through one of its lines. In an unusual move, the Dane County Zoning and Land Regulation...
  • State 'smog regulations' ensure bad air quality

    State 'smog regulations' ensure bad air quality
    Even though we've been enjoying spring's warmer breezes, the truth is that regardless of your Baltimore city or county ZIP code, we are all breathing contaminated air. This isn't just Baltimore's problem. Who knew that 85 percent of Marylanders breathe...