| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:34 PM
A waste incineration plant in southern Poland has rejected a shipment of pesticide-tainted soil and runoff from El Salvador after residents staged protests over the impending delivery of waste linked to kidney disease.
The deal was to have earned SARP...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The PennEast Pipeline isn't the only local natural gas transmission project to generate opposition in the Lehigh Valley.
Plans to enlarge a Forks Township compressor station to support an extension of a Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. pipeline between...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The EPA's recent decision to tighten limits on smog pollution is commendable and necessary ("Holding one's breath, GOP style," Dec. 8).
Maryland has some of the worst air pollution on the eastern seaboard, with 86 percent of residents living in areas...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is wrapping up Friday after 12 days of negotiations on global carbon emissions.
Yet, even as we work through the complexities of an international agreement, it would be a mistake to miss the...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Your editorial on ozone regulations suggests we would have no national ozone standards at all without the EPA's onerous new regulations ("Holding one's breath, GOP style," Dec. 8). Not true. The current ozone standards of 75 parts per billion (ppb) are...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The state Department of Environmental Protection has revised a rule it proposed in April to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants that was widely panned by environmental groups and deemed "too lax" by federal environmental regulators.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Heat and extreme drought have worsened smog in California over the last year, stalling decades of progress toward cleaner air and increasing health risks.
The state's prolonged dry spells have brought more temperature inversions, with a layer of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Ten Years Ago
About 300 parents of Palm Crest Elementary School students turned out at a Pasadena hotel for a gala themed “Carnival,” a casino night. More than $30,000 was raised during the event to be used in support of the school....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Concerned about slow sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, automakers are increasingly betting the future of green cars on hydrogen fuel cell technology.
Even Toyota Motor Corp., maker of the popular Prius gas-electric hybrid, will use hydrogen...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The newly announced landmark plans by the U.S. and China to limit their greenhouse gas emissions left open the question of how realistic the targets are. The plans feature a number of ambitious goals for each nation, but they face serious challenges. A...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic...