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Environmental Pollution

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  • 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,...
  • Chicago is your friendly Big Brother

    Chicago is your friendly Big Brother
    This summer, data scientists and architects in Chicago are working on a new form of civic infrastructure: highly visible, aesthetically pleasing, one-foot-square boxes mounted on light poles that track environmental conditions around them. If this is...
  • Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate [Commentary]

    Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate [Commentary]
    On Monday, the Chesapeake Executive Council signed the Chesapeake Watershed Agreement, a collaborative effort across multiple states to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. But the celebration of the watershed agreement may be premature. Down the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Oak Grove Montessori School Grove Montessori School Receives Award

    For the second year in a row, Oak Grove Montessori School has been honored with the Connecticut GreenCircle Award. This award is in recognition for the school's dedicated work and focus on environmental issues and practical applications that respect and...
  • Laguna may require sewer pipe inspections

    Laguna Beach is looking into taking a stronger stance on sewer line inspections in its continued effort to reduce spills from blocked pipes. After input from the Laguna Board of Realtors during Tuesday's council meeting, council members discussed...
  • How Obama can help rebuild the middle class

    How Obama can help rebuild the middle class
    Stymied by the partisan gridlock, President Obama's recent directives to bar federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees and to cut carbon pollution are bold examples of how presidents have used their executive powers to address critical...
  • Report: Virginia ranks 5th worst for toxic chemicals released in waterways

    Report: Virginia ranks 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> worst for toxic chemicals released in waterways
    Virginia and Hampton Roads rank among the worst in the nation for toxic chemicals in waterways, according to a report released Thursday by Environment Virginia. The commonwealth is 5th worst for the amount of pollutants dumped into rivers and streams by...
  • EPA's clean power plan will boost economy, create jobs

    GREEN BAY, Wis. In early June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a long-term plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The agency describes its Clean Power Plan as a "common-sense" way to reduce risks to public...
  • Like Keystone in the US, Canada's pipeline to Pacific is high-voltage politics

    The Canadian government's decision Tuesday to approve the $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta to the coast of British Columbia does not guarantee that the pipeline will be built in the end or that Prime Minister Stephen...
  • Lawmakers from coal states express concerns about new carbon rules

    WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers from states reliant on coal production and coal-powered energy challenged a top administration official Thursday, questioning the legality and effects of new standards to reduce carbon pollution through the nation's power...
  • Fate of $3 million fracking damage award for Texas couple in judge's hands

    A Texas judge will soon decide whether to accept a jury's $2.9 million award to a Wise County family who claims to have been sickened by emissions from the gas and oil wells surrounding their home. In April, a Dallas County jury found that Aruba...