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Environmental Pollution

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  • Proposed East Allentown plant withdrawn after resident outcry

    A controversial plan to move a container recycling business to a residential neighborhood in East Allentown has been withdrawn. National Container, a company that cleans and recycles containers for reuse, had proposed moving its Quakertown facility to...
  • U.S. envoy Max Baucus to China: More business ties, less cyber-theft

    In his first public address on the U.S.-China relationship since taking up the post of U.S. ambassador, Max Baucus said Wednesday that “the U.S. welcomes China’s rise” and that his priorities include pushing for a bilateral investment...
  • Albertsons to pay $3.4 million to settle illegal disposal case

    Albertsons to pay $3.4 million to settle illegal disposal case
    The Albertsons company was ordered Tuesday to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the grocery chain of illegal disposal, transportation, storage and mismanagement of hazardous waste at its 188 California locations.  The company...
  • EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort

    EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort
    While Maryland and most other Chesapeake Bay states are making decent progress in reducing pollution fouling the estuary, Pennsylvania is "substantially off track" and will receive additional federal help and backup action if necessary, the...
  • EPA: Virginia 'on course' for bay cleanup, but must ramp up runoff reduction

    EPA: Virginia 'on course' for bay cleanup, but must ramp up runoff reduction
    Virginia and six other jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making overall progress in bay cleanup, but lag in one key area in meeting the next round of targets. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said reducing nitrogen remains a...
  • Vigilance by the Supreme Court for a healthy planet

    The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times on Friday, June 27: Progress on environmental issues and concerns is incremental at best. Protecting the air, land and sea for future generations depends on actions taken now. Cleaner air and water...
  • Slightly bigger Chesapeake 'dead zone' seen this summer

    Slightly bigger Chesapeake 'dead zone' seen this summer
    Scientists are predicting that the Chesapeake Bay's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will be slightly larger than average this summer. Using computer modeling underwritten by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, researchers forecast that by...
  • Congress the butt of Obama's climate science jokes

    Congress the butt of Obama's climate science jokes
    President Barack Obama lampooned congressional skepticism over climate change on Wednesday, saying that lawmakers who balk at tackling air pollution are either blind to science or cowed by extremists. In a speech to the League of Conservation Voters, the...
  • Corbett joins other governors in protecting Chesapeake

    An agreement to restore the Chesapeake Bay by protecting its vast drainage area from pollution was signed last week by governors from six states, including Pennsylvania. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement is aimed at restoring and conserving the 64,...
  • Virginia drivers are greener than ever

    Virginia drivers are greener than ever
    Virginia drivers are greener than ever. That’s the word from Environment Virginia, which just issued a new report called “Driving Cleaner: More Electric Vehicles Mean Less Pollution.” The group says Virginians are driving more than...
  • Swimmers beware: water at some U.S. beaches may make you sick

    Swimmers beware: water at some U.S. beaches may make you sick
    (Reuters) - Every summer millions of American families head for beaches, but few stop to think of the possibility that the water they swim in may harbor enough bacteria to cause stomach flu and a host of other illnesses. The Natural Resources Defense...