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Environmental Politics

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  • Sketches of challengers to health care law subsidies

    A look at the four Virginia residents who are suing the Obama administration over the health care overhaul. They all are eligible for subsidies that would significantly reduce the cost of their health insurance premiums, but say they would rather not have...
  • Oglala, Armour schools get federal funding to replace buses

    Two South Dakota school districts are among those receiving federal funding toward new less-polluting buses. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded more than $3 million in rebates to replace 210 older diesel school buses with vehicles that...
  • Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program

     Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program
    On Feb. 6, a steady stream of people dropped off unwanted medications and sharps, batteries, and mercury-containing devices to Glenview Village Hall. The patriotic also brought American flags in for retirement. During the week, bins also are available...
  • US Steel: New Minnesota environmental standards too strict

    U.S. Steel is fighting back against stricter environmental standards set to be enforced by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The draft environmental permit, which has yet to be released publicly, would affect U.S. Steel's Minntac facility in...
  • Environmentalists warn EPA they will sue over failure to protect salmon from toxic chemicals

    Environmentalists are warning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency they will sue to force the agency to protect endangered salmon from toxic chemicals that regularly wash into Oregon rivers. Northwest Environmental Advocates filed a 60-day lawsuit...
  • House committee narrowly advances bill to open more rivers to gold suction dredging

    A committee on Wednesday sent the full Idaho House a bill aimed at eliminating federal Clean Water Act protections for gold suction dredges and also opening designated wild and scenic rivers such as the Middle Fork of the Salmon to miners. The bill...
  • Sea lions desperate for nourishment dying off in alarming numbers on California coast

    MOSS LANDING, Calif. It's 7:30 a.m. PST at the Marine Mammal Center, and the sea lion pups are famished. For the last five weeks, volunteers have been desperately trying to nurse back to health more than a hundred sea lions found along the state's beaches...
  • Heatlh Effects of Pesticides- Get the Facts from NPIC

     
    People want to know how pesticide use could affect them. Residents who live near farm fields, people who buy fresh produce, people who contract with lawn and tree care companies, members of your family and even you may be interested......
  • Grant awarded to Air Line Trail State Park for improvements and Western Extension

    State Rep. Melissa Ziobron (R-34) recently announced that she is applauding the grant funding awarded to Air Line Trail State Park in the amount of $400,000. The funds awarded will be used toward improvements and a Western Extension of Air Line Trail...
  • Just how much is Asia's ozone to blame for bad air in the U.S.?

    Just how much is Asia's ozone to blame for bad air in the U.S.?
    High above the Big Sur coast, Ian Faloona is finding pollution on the edge of the continent, a place that should have some of the country's cleanest air. From an astronomical observatory on Chews Ridge in the Santa Lucia Mountains, the UC Davis...
  • It's good Toomey-Casey waste coal plan failed

    It's good Toomey-Casey waste coal plan failed
    It is disappointing that Sen. Casey and Sen. Toomey introduced legislation to exempt waste coal plants from important clean air safeguards designed to protect public health ("Toomey-Casey amendment on waste coal power plants fails in Senate"). Their...