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  • Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges

    Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges
    TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee. Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
  • Powerful senator calls his community the 'septic system' for Orlando

    TALLAHASSEE — An influential state lawmaker says he is tired of his community being treated as the “septic tank” for Orlando and is pressing for more money to deal with damages from polluted waters flowing out of the rain-swollen Lake...
  • Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust

    Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust
    A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
  • Environmental groups hint at fight on Willow Road tunnel

    Environmental groups hint at fight on Willow Road tunnel
    With Winnetka officials expected to hire a firm this month to design a tunnel under Willow Road to discharge stormwater into Lake Michigan, three environmental advocacy organizations recently have expressed concerns that the $34.4 million project might...
  • New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions

    New flood-control plan produces mixed opinions
    A revised Army Corps of Engineers study of possible flood-control projects along the Des Plaines River scrapped a controversial reservoir project near Buffalo Grove in exchange for two smaller reservoirs on Cook County Forest Preserve land. But although...
  • A river -- again -- in Los Angeles

    A river -- again -- in Los Angeles
    In the late 1930s, in response to a pair of deadly floods, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control the unruly Los Angeles River, which had, over millenniums, shifted its course innumerable times on...
  • Letters: A river that runs through L.A.

    Re "Reviving the L.A. River," Editorial, Oct. 17 As I stood at the confluence of the Los Angeles River and Compton Creek recently, I had to remind myself that this concrete channel was in fact a river. I applaud your call for the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Gas pipeline project wins federal approval

    Gas pipeline project wins federal approval
    Columbia Gas Transmission said Monday that it expects to begin work on a 21-mile pipeline through Baltimore and Harford counties next year after winning federal approval for the $180 million project, which drew heated opposition from neighbors. The...
  • Keystone XL pipeline prepares for start-up of southern section

    Keystone XL pipeline prepares for start-up of southern section
    About 3 million barrels of crude are being loaded into the southern section of the Keystone XL pipeline as operators prepare to start operations next month, even as environmental critics continue to assail the safety of the project and lament legal...
  • Federal judge rejects lawsuit challenging Willits freeway bypass

    Federal judge rejects lawsuit challenging Willits freeway bypass
    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has rejected legal claims by environmental groups that sued Caltrans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in hopes of stopping construction of a controversial freeway bypass in Willits, Calif. The four-lane bypass...
  • Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners

    Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners
    Property owners in Gloucester who want to know about the application process for property improvements along tidally-influenced rivers, creeks and marshes can attend a meeting 1-4 p.m. Thursday. The Gloucester County Environmental Programs Department is...