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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.
  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

    Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base has declared that the figurative ice on the bay in front of the base has been broken and it's time for opening day, which is the tradition of yacht clubs on the East Coast. Since we boat year-round and our harbor does not ice...

    Lawmakers give reluctant nod to Hogan pollution rule

    Lawmakers give reluctant nod to Hogan pollution rule
    State lawmakers gave their reluctant approval Friday to a watered-down plan by the Hogan administration to curb smog-forming air pollution from Maryland's coal-fired power plants. While clearing the way for modest emission reductions this summer,...

    First step on allergies: Clean up the indoor atmosphere

     First step on allergies: Clean up the indoor atmosphere
    Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is the fifth most common disease in the U.S. "'Hayfever' is a term I think most people use for seasonal pollen allergies (tree, grass, weed pollen)," said Dr. Sandra Y. Lin, associate professor, Department of...

    Neighborhood calls for Pittsburgh steel foundry to make cuts

    A steel foundry that employs hundreds of people in a trendy Pittsburgh neighborhood has come under fire by residents and environmental activists concerned about air pollution and activities there that they say have become a nuisance. They want McConway &...