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Environmental Pollution

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  • Enfield Town Council Meets Monday, Water Pollution Control Meeting To Follow

    The Town Council will hold a series of meetings Monday night. At 5:30, the council will meet to discuss sewer billing contracts before going into executive session. This special meeting will be held in the Enfield room of Town Hall. For a link to...
  • Kaine's all nighter on climate change

    Sen. Tim Kaine was among two dozen Senators to pull an all nighter this week to discuss climate change. And perhaps like those of us (naming no names) who’ve gone through some white nights getting set for a mean calculus exam, he kicked off his...
  • O'Malley needs to fight for agricultural runoff tool [Letter]

    O'Malley needs to fight for agricultural runoff tool [Letter]
    Tim Wheeler's article, "Senators seek to stall pollution regulations" (March 10) misses one critical point: The proposed delays are being driven by re-election priorities, not environmental responsibilities. For decades, scientists and policy makers...
  • Metal-plating firm Electro-Forming charged in hazardous waste case

    A Northern California metal-plating business and its owner were charged Thursday with felony violations of state hazardous waste laws, including storing cyanide near acid in a way that could have triggered a deadly accident. Electro-Forming Co. and...
  • EPA and BP reach agreement on deep-water drilling bids

    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency and BP announced Thursday an agreement that would allow the energy giant to bid once again on deep-water offshore drilling leases, reversing a government decision two years ago to bar the company from...
  • Santa Monica moves to close all or part of city's airport

    Santa Monica moves to close all or part of city's airport
    The Santa Monica City Council this week launched an effort to close all or part of the city's airport after July 2015 — a move that could result in years of additional court battles with the federal government. Council members voted 6 to 0 late...
  • Will EPA's proposed water rule help Chesapeake Bay, hurt farmers?

    Will EPA's proposed water rule help Chesapeake Bay, hurt farmers?
    A federal move to clarify protections for seasonal upland streams and riparian wetlands would reap benefits for Hampton Roads and the Chesapeake Bay, environmentalists say. But home-builder and agriculture groups counter the measure constitutes a...
  • Santa Monica launches effort to shut down all or part of city airport

    Santa Monica launches effort to shut down all or part of city airport
    The Santa Monica City Council late Tuesday took a major step toward closing all or part of the city's airport after July 2015 -- a controversial move that could result in years of additional court battles with the federal government. On a 6-0 vote,...
  • Gloucester ranks 52nd in state in health of residents

    Are you feeling healthy Gloucestonians? The 5th annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps survey was released on Wednesday and Gloucester finished in the middle of the pack. Out of 133 Virginia localities, Gloucester was ranked 52nd, according to the...
  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization. The finding more than doubles previous estimates “and confirms that air...
  • BP confirms oil spill into Lake Michigan from Whiting refinery

    BP confirms oil spill into Lake Michigan from Whiting refinery
    Less than a year after BP started up a new unit to process Canadian tar sands at its Whiting refinery, the company reported today that a malfunction allowed a slug of crude oil into Lake Michigan a few miles away from the Chicago city limits. It remains...