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Environmental Pollution

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  • Environmental SWAT team tests runoff to nab polluters

    Environmental SWAT team tests runoff to nab polluters
    It's just after midnight when it starts to drizzle near downtown Los Angeles. Lara Meeker, a short blond wearing a purple rain jacket, pulls into a fast-food parking lot a few blocks from the Los Angeles River, watches the sky and waits. The watershed...
  • China finds nearly 2,000 firms in breach of anti-pollution rules

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 Chinese enterprises were found to be in violation of state pollution guidelines following a nationwide inspection campaign covering 25,000 industrial firms, the environment ministry said on Thursday. With the...
  • Pete Snyder: Be green all year with a healthy lawn

    Another St. Patrick's Day may have passed, but that doesn't mean it's time to put away the green just yet. By maintaining a healthy lawn, you and your family are doing your part to help protect Florida's pristine environment — and that type of green...
  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...
  • A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say

     A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say
    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation. They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...
  • DEP's new meaning

    The April 4 story, "Shale gas pollution slips by," detailed how the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulators allow many fracking violations to go unreported. Environmental protection? Sounds more like the Department of Environmental...
  • California town moves against Sriracha hot sauce plant

    California town moves against Sriracha hot sauce plant
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The small Southern California town of Irwindale has opened a new front in its battle against what it says is a pungent, tear-inducing odor from a chili processing factory owned by the makers of Sriracha-brand hot pepper sauce. The...
  • Shift to green energy will be tiny brake on growth: U.N.

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A radical shift from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy would slow world economic growth by only a tiny fraction every year, a new draft U.N. report on tackling global warming said on Friday. Many governments had complained that an...
  • D86 looks to fix system that mixes sewage, stormwater

    D86 looks to fix system that mixes sewage, stormwater
    Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are concerned that a longstanding problem of sewage mixing with stormwater from pipes at Hinsdale Central High School could impede school construction projects and is bad for the environment....
  • Va. Attorney General Herring files brief supporting EPA bay cleanup | With Video

    Va. Attorney General Herring files brief supporting EPA bay cleanup | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    Virginia is telling a federal appeals court it should rebuff a challenge from an agricultural powerhouse that challenges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's pollution diet for the Chesapeake Bay. Largely in a response to an argument filed by 21...