| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:39 PM
A Texas developer and a group of California scientists are feuding over the amount of environmental damage a gated community would bring to one of the last remaining parcels of prime wildlife habitat in the southern Santa Susana Mountains.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger announced Friday that he plans to meet with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents and tell them what he knows about decomposed granite trails that damaged sensitive habitat when they mysteriously appeared in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety.
The prospect of no deliveries from one of the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:18 PM
EDEN, N.C. – An environmental group Thursday challenged Duke Energy’s assurances that drinking water from the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia remained safe despite a massive spill of toxic coal ash that released a deluge of murky gray...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:21 PM
DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina environmental regulators acknowledged Sunday that they had erroneously reported results of early toxic tests in the Dan River after a huge coal ash spill, specifically, that arsenic was within safe levels.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — State regulators in North Carolina have asked a judge to delay what environmentalists claim is a sweetheart deal with Duke Energy designed to protect the nation's largest electrical utility from heavy fines for allowing coal ash into...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week.
The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
| Jan 3, 2014
Re "L.A.'s got a brand new bag ban," Jan. 1, and "Bring your own (reusable) bag," Editorial, Dec. 31
It's about time Los Angeles eliminated the use of disposable plastic bags, but I hope this is only one part of a larger effort to cut back on plastics....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:52 PM
When the University of Connecticut sought to bring more water to its Storrs campus over the past year, it became obvious that the state has no statewide water plan.
UConn solved its problem in December when it contracted with the Connecticut Water Co. to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed state budget is balanced in part with funds shifted from programs meant to buy parkland and protect farmland from development, according to highlights of the plan released by the governor's office.