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Environmental Pollution

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  • Wind power on tap to help Texas meet carbon reduction goals

    You might say Texas has a running start in the race to slash carbon emissions in electricity generation, a pursuit spurred by last week's proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gases. Already the No. 1 wind...
  • Lower Nazareth warehouse wouldn't hurt air quality, developer's expert says

    Lower Nazareth concluded six months of testimony on a proposed warehouse project Monday by hearing from the developer's air quality expert. The ongoing public hearing, which will ultimately decide the fate of Industrial Developments International's...
  • Studies over-emphasize global warming data

    The Environmental Protection Agency is more interested in furthering the cause of CO2 taxation than addressing real pollution with real scientific facts. Fine soot, smog-forming chemicals, sulfur dioxide, mercury and nitrous oxides have been known to be...
  • Everglades fire blankets South Florida in smoke

    Everglades fire blankets South Florida in smoke
    Don't be surprised to see more ash on your car today. Smoke as thick as fog blanketed West Palm Beach to Miami on Monday, generated by a 19,500-acre wildfire in the Everglades of western Broward County. So far on Tuesday, the air quality was better...
  • Obama and the EPA: It's about rewarding friends and punishing enemies

     Obama and the EPA: It's about rewarding friends and punishing enemies
    The Environmental Protection Agency published its Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule last week. By how much would the rule reduce future temperatures? If we apply the climate model developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research — used by both...
  • Obama's new coal rules aren't democratic

    Republicans are calling President Barack Obama's new coal-plant regulations a "power grab." The truth is more complicated, and ominous, than that. This isn't a case where the executive branch has simply gone beyond its authority. It's a case where...
  • Will new EPA rules help Florida?

    The cardinal lesson in today's hard-nosed political theater is what's true isn't always believable, and what's believable isn't always true. Industry-funded political operatives are spending a lot of money to trick voters into believing the Environmental...
  • Longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end ... and beyond

    Longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end ... and beyond
    A longtime environmental reporter was a nature-lover to the end … and beyond. Award-winning Virginia journalist Scott Harper covered efforts to restore the polluted Chesapeake Bay for years. When he died last fall after a four-year battle with...
  • World Cup 2014: In Mexico City, a long history of ballgames

    World Cup 2014: In Mexico City, a long history of ballgames
    Soccer has a rich history in Mexico and an ardent fan base in Mexico City. As far back as 1400 BC, Mesoamericans were playing ballgames. Mayas, Aztecs, Olmecs and others held team competitions in stone ball courts. The goal was to hit a heavy ball through...
  • Smog-busting roof tiles could clean tons of pollution, study says

    Smog-busting roof tiles could clean tons of pollution, study says
    UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day. In a laboratory experiment,...
  • Flawed drilling gear still in use after BP oil spill, board says

    Design problems with a blowout prevention system contributed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, and the same equipment is still commonly used in drilling four years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to a report issued by the...