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Environmental Pollution

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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic waste it produces.
  • Santa Barbara fisherman files suit against oil pipeline company

    Santa Barbara fisherman files suit against oil pipeline company
    A Santa Barbara fisherman is suing the Texas owners of the oil pipeline that ruptured last month, spilling up to 105,000 gallons of crude along the coast near Refugio State Beach, for economic damages. Lawyers for Stace Cheverez said in a complaint...

    Clean up Maryland's coal-fired plants

    Clean up Maryland's coal-fired plants
    I was extremely disappointed to see that one of Gov. Larry Hogan's first acts as new governor was to cancel already approved regulations that would help clean up our state's dirtiest coal-fired power plants. As op-ed writers Dana M. Stein, Shirley...

    Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with "flexibility" for coal plants

    Gov. Larry Hogan is reconsidering his predecessor's attempt to make coal-fired power plants install costly new pollution controls, switch to cleaner-burning fuel or shut down. Three months after yanking a clear-air rule issued by Democratic Gov. Martin...

    At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward

    At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward
    GREENBELT NASA scientist George J. Huffman sometimes watches in awe as bands of greens and yellows and reds float across a map of the world on a 20-foot screen at Goddard Space Flight Center. The technology he helped develop uses satellites to track...