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  • New York state denied federal funds for flagship bridge project

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government has rejected most of a $511 million loan request for the renewal of New York state's Tappan Zee Bridge, dealing a blow to one of governor Andrew Cuomo's most prominent infrastructure projects just weeks...
  • Annual grief camp for children, families hosted by Sentara Hospice

    Annual grief camp for children, families hosted by Sentara Hospice
    Camp Lighthouse is presenting its annual two-day camp, "A Beacon of Hope for Grieving Families," hosted by Sentara Hospice. It's billed as "a safe place where children can express their grief without worrying about the reactions of others." Anyone who...
  • Sept. 20 Letters: Watermen, same-sex marriages, Virginia waters, President Obama, SOLs

    I realize that when the governor asks to see the crab numbers move up, that the Virginia Marine Resource Commission and the Natural Resource Department have to respond. After all, they serve at the pleasure of the governor — and they would all...
  • Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers

    Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers
    The City of Elmhurst has spent $20 million on sanitary sewer improvements since 2011, and negotiated a lawsuit settlement to limit legal fees and put more money toward flood control, City Manager James Grabowski said Friday. Under a consent order issued...
  • White House partners with industry to tackle greenhouse gas

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday announced steps to tackle a potent greenhouse gas used in refrigeration and air conditioning, of which the United States is the world's largest producer, a week ahead of a major UN summit focused on...
  • UK lawmakers say government environmental record ranges from bad to worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago, according to a report published on Tuesday. The Environmental Audit Committee'...
  • Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered

    Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered
    When Guy W. Willey Sr. was growing up, he hunted and ate Delmarva fox squirrels in the low-lying forests of the Eastern Shore, long before it was clear the giant cousins of the common gray squirrel were in danger of disappearing. He was "dirt poor," he...
  • Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner fumes

    Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner  fumes
    While merging into Interstate 4 rush hour or idling behind an Orange County school bus, take comfort in this: Diesel fumes don't sicken or kill as potently as they did not long ago. The move to cleaner trucks and buses has been chugging along for 20...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
  • State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary

    State won't probe dumped material at Wescosville Elementary
    State environmental officials say they don't plan on investigating asbestos-laden materials dumped and later buried behind Wescosville Elementary School last year. State Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Colleen Connolly said Thursday...
  • Wildlife activists say new U.S. lynx protections fall short

    DENVER (Reuters) - The federal government will extend protections to all imperiled Canada lynx in the lower 48 U.S. states, but wildlife advocates said on Thursday it was ignoring important parts of the rare cats' range and they vowed to challenge the...