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Environmental Politics

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  • Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limits

    Indiana lawmakers say the tougher federal standards on smog-forming pollution will harm the state's economy. The Senate Environmental Affairs Committee advanced a resolution Tuesday that condemns the tougher ozone limits set by the U.S. Environmental...
  • A Maryland-style Earth Day pledge

    A Maryland-style Earth Day pledge
    Since 1970, Americans have set aside one day per year, April 22, to rally and make noise on behalf of the environment. First inspired by a California oil spill, Earth Day has always been about calling attention to problems and advocating for action....
  • Agency: Humpback whales' recovery is national success story

    The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century. The iconic mammal that can be found across the planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in 1966, and...
  • Letters to the editor

    Earth Day a good time to support EPA Earth Day events are taking place across the Fox Valley. I remember last year when the Izaak Walton League gave out 350 pine tree seedlings to Ellis Middle School science N.E.R.D.S. to plant at home or at the new park...
  • Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill

    Law firm gauging interest in class-action lawsuit against Lower Saucon landfill
    A Trenton-based law firm is investigating whether to file a class-action lawsuit against IESI Bethlehem Landfill for a noxious odor Lower Saucon residents believe is emanating from the site. Residents in the Steel City area received a letter from...
  • Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave

    Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday with special exhibits and an appearance by NASA astronaut Story Musgrave.  Festivities will begin with a ceremony at 9:45 a.m., followed by exhibitors and displays in the...
  • Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic

    Climate change heats up: Everything you need to know about the hot topic
    What’s happening? Climate change is nothing new, but President Barack Obama brought it to the forefront of national conversation in his most recent State of the Union address when he said, “No challenge poses a greater threat to future...
  • Dominion Virginia Power still pushing on Skiffes Creek line

    Dominion Virginia Power still pushing on Skiffes Creek line
    Dominion Virginia Power is going to keep pushing to build a high-voltage Skiffes Creek power line across the James River, saying it needs to complete the link before 2017 if the Peninsula is to avoid rolling blackouts or brownouts. But in the wake of...
  • McCarthy uses bully pulpit to spotlight California drought

    WASHINGTON Legislation targeting arcane water rules is not typically the stuff of legacy building for high-profile political figures. But for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shepherding through Congress a bill aimed at easing the water shortage...
  • Save earth for future generations

    Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a globally-celebrated secular holiday. It grew out of the anti-war movement of the 1960s and a growing concern that pollution had begun to damage the environment. The movement that gave birth to Earth...
  • Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

    The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts. National Oceanic and Atmospheric...