| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - A Senate committee on July 10 criticized a major merger of U.S. and Chinese agricultural interests, saying the combination of two major pork producers could have negative impacts on U.S. food and economic security.
The hearing before the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:37 AM
STANFORD — Stanford Fire Department is meeting almost all of the goals it needs to meet in order to maintain the city's ISO rating, Fire Chief Scott Maples told city council members last week.
The Insurance Services Office (ISO) warned the city...
| 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 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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:34 AM
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, on Saturday said it had found a bacteria which can cause botulism in some of its dairy products, prompting China to issue a recall of affected products.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:53 PM
With health care costs already strangling many families, a lawmaker wants to make sure Pennsylvania residents aren't surprised by the controversial fees that have angered some Lehigh Valley residents.
Rep. Dan Frankel introduced legislation about a...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...