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Department of Environmental ProtectionDEP Reminds Pennsylvanians that January is National Radon Action Month January is National Radon Action Month, marking a time of increased public awareness for this serious health hazard. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs...
Staff WriterImperial County will appeal to the state Supreme Court to review a state court of appeal’s decision validating the quantification settlement agreement and seek to be “the party that decides whether the water transfers produce an unreasonable...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThroughout the coming months, the Imperial Irrigation District will prepare a new plan for Salton Sea mitigation should the district be able to sell more water to cover project costs. At its first meeting of the year, district staff updated the board...
Daily American Staff WriterOf the four tests conducted on the Miller Memorial Center in Berlin, one showed high levels of aspergillus penicillium. The other three produced low or normal readings, according to Gary Miller, co-owner of Allegheny Mountain Research, an environmental...
Much of the attention paid to Gov.Martin O'Malley's second offshore wind proposal has centered around the cost of building and maintaining an offshore wind farm and its effect on ratepayers. That is a very important discussion, and the governor has his...
Cycling has long been promoted as an activity with the potential to improve community wellness through its health benefits and its ability to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. Monday through Friday, rain or shine, I ride my bike from my...
Tags: Health, Air Pollution, Commuting, Environmental Issues, Cycling
The op-ed by retired Gulf Oil vice president Charles Campbell ("D.C.'s Keystone Kops) claims President Obama's refusal to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline was made only for political reasons. This couldn't be further from the truth. There is still...
The famously inept Keystone Kops from the silent-movie era have relocated inside the Washington Beltway, performing the same kinds of inexplicable actions that were their trademark in the 1920s. President Barack Obama has refused to approve the Keystone...
Tags: Natural Resources, Russia, Kuwait, Natural Gas, Renewable Energy
Don't be surprised if longtime "poop warriors" along theChesapeake Bay'sthickly populated Western Shore are not sympathetic to claims that builders in still-rural parts of the watershed should have unlimited use of septic tanks. Those backyard sewage...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Population, Environmental Issues, Rivers, Waste
Regarding your article about the proposed waste-to-energy plant in South Baltimore, I don't think it's a good idea to have another such plant in the area since there is already such a high concentration of pollution there ("Delay sought for trash-...
Last month, there was a deluge of stories in The Baltimore Sun about cleaning up two of our region's most consistently polluted attractions: the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Of course, the health of these two water bodies is inexorably...
What can we say about the half-acre of stream valley forest that developer William Tarbutton recently, blatantly bulldozed near Federalsburg on Maryland's Eastern Shore? He will likely be fined by the Maryland Department of the Environment, which has...
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