| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The dog days of summer are upon us, and most Marylanders are more inclined to reach for beach-friendly paperbacks than a 265-page treatise on climate change. That's a shame, because the latest effort to address greenhouse gas emissions in Maryland —...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
We love our pets and often treat them like full-fledged members of the family, and like other loved ones we want to keep them safe and healthy. That's why many pet owners opt for car pet restraints to secure their......
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Many parents are diligent about babyproofing their homes, hiding cords and pointed objects and removing any sharp-edged furniture. But new figures on pediatric injuries suggest that many parents overlook a significant danger: falling TVs.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The current and former owners of the Holcim cement plant east of Hagerstown have agreed to pay $700,000 in civil penalties to resolve violations of the federal Clean Air Act that included sulfur-dioxide emissions, according to the U.S. Environmental...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
A trio of former Pomona College students are declaring war on the password, and they’re enlisting consumers to put pressure on technology companies to adopt a more secure log-in process.
Brennen Byrne, Mark Hudnall and Jesse Pollak through their...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:29 PM
So much for the new, "tougher" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
FERC, as the agency is known, is in the process of negotiating a settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co., the huge New York bank that has been accused of serial frauds against...
| Sep 11, 2013
The Homer Township area will not be receiving an air quality monitor from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency anytime soon.
"We didn't get a monitor," Marvin Pickering, longtime resident and volunteer for Citizens Against Ruining the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The world's largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships.
In a tentative agreement reached Thursday with the Environmental Protection...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Does CBS have a double standard when it comes to potentially offensive jokes and comments about minorities?
It appears so, judging from the network's recent stance in the brewing controversy over racist barbs made by contestants on its reality show "Big...
| Sep 3, 2013
You know something is off base when the regional air district monitors and regulates emissions from fire pits on Southern California's beaches, which affect a handful of homeowners, before it gets around to the 24/7 blasts of pollution along the area's...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:41 AM
MOSCOW -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Washington of applying a double standard in its approach to Syria and said its evidence that President Bashar Assad's regime used chemical weapons is unconvincing.
“It is very odd to hear...