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Environmental Pollution

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  • EPA science advisors urge stricter limits on lung-damaging ozone

    EPA science advisors urge stricter limits on lung-damaging ozone
    A committee of scientific advisors has urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a tougher federal standard for ozone, saying current limits on the lung-damaging pollutant fail to protect public health. A letter sent Thursday by the EPA-...
  • China drives home message that golf courses are not the fairway to heaven

    HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - All that remains of the long fairways and manicured greens at the 18-hole golf course on the outskirts of Beijing are bits of rubble and mounds of mud. In March, Chinese authorities sent in workers to dig up the course and...
  • June 28 Letters: People Express, constitutional convention, protect the bay

    Diamond in the rough In a couple of days Peoples Express takes off from Newport News to embark on some cities where we never had non-stops access. The editorial the Daily Press wrote a few weeks ago was dead on in reference to the support each one of us...
  • Reader feedback June 28: Pancakes, pollution, Ragin

    Plethora of pancakes There are close to 20 restaurants in greater Williamsburg serving pancakes. The Daily Press shared a photo gallery showing the outside, inside and cuisine. • Barbara Fowler: On vacation a few years ago, I met a couple from...
  • Carroll settles pollution case with EPA

    Carroll settles pollution case with EPA
    Carroll County has agreed to pay a $40,000 penalty after a federally led inspection found the county had failed to properly protect its streams and waterways from polluted stormwater runoff. The Environmental Protection Agency announced earlier this...
  • Proposed East Allentown plant withdrawn after resident outcry

    A controversial plan to move a container recycling business to a residential neighborhood in East Allentown has been withdrawn.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...