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Environmental Politics

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  • DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris

    DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris
    A Northampton County man, who is accused of illegally dumped demolition and construction debris in three counties earlier this year, has been ordered to remove the materials and stop transporting trash, the state Department of Environmental Protection...
  • Home & Garden: Curb energy loss with smart home renovation investments

    While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs there. As the weather begins to get cooler, you may be inclined to...
  • China's APEC summit measures leave Beijing with cleaner air

    Forget driving every day, and don't plan on getting married. Don't think about applying for a passport, or a visa, or registering your business either — those offices will be closed. You won't be able to purchase fireworks, or go to a gas station...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay record $100 million fine for false MPG claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million fine, the largest in Clean Air Act history, for inflating the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The agreement stemmed from an...
  • A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat

    A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat
    A dozen people — including a former City Council solicitor, former concert promoter and the president of the city's NAACP — have applied to fill the Bethlehem City Council seat vacated by Karen Dolan when she resigned in the wake of a scathing...
  • Just how bad is your dog for the environment?

    Just how bad is your dog for the environment?
    Who are you people? I never see you, though you must exist, because I witness daily what you leave behind: fetid brown piles of feces, which I hope issued from your dog and not from you (I live in Venice Beach; you never know). ------------ FOR THE...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to penalties totaling an estimated $350 million for inflating fuel economy claims on 1.2 million vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The penalty — the largest in Clean Air...
  • Pennsylvania's clout, Pat Toomey's role to rise if GOP takes Senate

    Pennsylvania's clout, Pat Toomey's role to rise if GOP takes Senate
    — Pennsylvanians won't be voting on a U.S. senator this year, leaving the state voiceless in perhaps this fall's most high-stakes contest — which party controls the Senate. The deciding battles are being fought in far-flung states like Iowa,...
  • Voters get chance to be heard on O'Hare noise problem

     Voters get chance to be heard on O'Hare noise problem
    As the number of complaints about jet noise from O'Hare International Airport have set new records nearly every month over the past year, Chicago officials have responded that only a relatively few households are the sources of those gripes. On Tuesday,...
  • Support Clean Water Act

    Support Clean Water Act
    On the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new report from Environment America, "Waterways Restored," highlights the success the law has meant for the Anacostia River, taking it from a state of horrific pollution to giving some hope that it will be...
  • Hyundai, Kia to pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy ratings

    Hyundai, Kia to pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy ratings
    Reuters - Hyundai Motor Co and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay a $100 million penalty for selling cars with lower fuel economy than the companies had claimed in what U.S. authorities said on Monday was the largest such accord to date. The...