| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| May 17, 2015
| 8:35 PM
Lower Saucon officials have asked the state Department of Health to study whether IESI Bethlehem Landfill is impacting residents' health.
The township council recently learned the health department is conducting a study in two Lackawanna County...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 23, 2015
| 11:00 AM
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...
| May 22, 2015
| 7:00 AM
L.A. Beer Week's move from September to June isn’t the only big change for the event this year. Its opening festival is moving from Chinatown to Exposition Park, and Unity -- the official brew of the celebration of craft-brewing culture -- is...
| May 21, 2015
| 8:32 PM
Following a lengthy debate with township residents and each other, the Forks Township Board of Supervisors denied by a 3-2 vote a request to make a $5,000 donation to the Energy Justice Network to fight Columbia Gas Transmission's compressor expansion...
| May 17, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102-million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn’t do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales’ house....
| May 1, 2015
| 4:42 PM
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,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Mayor Eric Garcetti released a sweeping plan this week that outlines his environmental and economic priorities and sets measurable goals in a wide range of areas, from cutting smog and reducing the city's reliance on imported water to adding bike-share...
| Apr 9, 2015
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is expected to hand down more stringent ozone standards by Oct. 1, a move the state of Indiana says will hurt businesses.
Some businesses, such as NIPSCO, already have made improvements to their power plants...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:30 PM
South Florida's usually good air quality worsens this time of year, as dry, sunny days create ideal conditions for the formation of smog.
From late March through June, the period between the cool temperatures of winter and the thunderstorms of summer,...