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Environmental Politics

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  • Tesla's Musk abandons SEX plan; will name new lower-cost car Model 3

    Tesla's Musk abandons SEX plan; will name new lower-cost car Model 3
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk once thought the electric car company’s lineup would spell out SEX. There would be the Model S sedan, the upcoming Model X sport-utility vehicle and later, the Model E, a smaller, less expensive vehicle for the masses....
  • Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?

    Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?
    Ethanol manufacturers have long maintained that government subsidies to their industry pay off for consumers in the form of lower gas prices. Not so fast. The Congressional Budget Office recently determined that the feds' ethanol targets will push gas...
  • Getting creative

    Getting creative
    In 2009, the last year the Environmental Protection Agency has individual data for phone books available, 650,000 tons of directories were introduced into U.S. waste and recycling streams. While phone books are a very small percent of total paper waste,...
  • Goodlatte, Griffith, Hurt outline concerns over EPA's Bay regulation

    Three western Virginia Congressmen took some time recently to outline their concerns about the ¬†Environmental Protection Agency's proposals for a Total Maximum Daily Load for the Chesapeake Bay. It’s an issue that matters to the Roanoke area&...
  • Clean up the bay before it's too late [Letter]

    Clean up the bay before it's too late [Letter]
    I am writing in response to Chris Wood's commentary about pollution in the Chesapeake Bay ("Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate," June 18). As a girl raised for more than 13 years in Maryland, I grew up boating,...
  • The free-market legal foundation behind threat to manatee's endangered status

    The free-market legal foundation behind threat to manatee's endangered status
    They successfully fought to strip the wood stork of its endangered status and won the first skirmish to do the same to the manatee. Their clients range from small businesses to Florida's powerful home building industry. Lawyers for the California-...
  • Tale of two legislators plot thickens in state's gas-drilling drama

    With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was the best of times (for Texas and Oklahoma gas industry aristocrats), it was the worst of times (for the Pennsylvania rabble suffering from the exploitation and destruction of their environment). In a tale of two...
  • Rain delays Naperville construction projects

    Rain delays Naperville construction projects
    Several major construction projects in Naperville are facing delays due to the rainy weather this month. Work at Naper Settlement, Sportsman's Park and the new Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been affected, according to officials. The delays come as...
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...
  • York sewer bills rise $4 this year, next

    The York County Board of Supervisors upped its residential sewer fee $4 last week, and promises to do the same next year. The county's bimonthly sanitary sewer maintenance fee went from $44 to $48 effective May 1, which means homeowners will see the bump...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Can the EPA stop global climate change?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent over the...