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Fed by a steady stream of coal barges, the aging power plants that loom over Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods are by far the city's largest industrial sources of climate change pollution. No other polluter comes close to the 4.2...
Tags: Environmental Politics, Conservation, BP Plc, Politics, Joliet
Chicago Public Schools' plan to build an elementary school on polluted property in the shadow of the Chicago Skyway and an expiring coal-fired power plant near the Indiana border is raising the ire of parents in the working-class East Side neighborhood....
A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio. The link between those events...
There's an extraordinary environmental business experiment going on in the East African nation of Rwanda that involves cooking stoves, banana leaves, fuel pellets and a 22-year-old Connecticut man who wants to help change the world. The project Eric...
pix11.com | @pix11danAs doctors struggle to explain why more than a dozen girls in this town are suffering from Tourette's-like symptoms, new questions are swirling around the cleanup of a 40-year-old chemical spill that contaminated some of the local water supply. At...
FOX40 NewsSacramento County has already had 22 "Stage Two, All Burning Prohibited" days for the 2011-2012 season. San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties are not far behind. "It's very heavily weather driven," explained Christina Ragsdale of the Sacramento...
Imagine a spaceborne instrument that measures the nation’s air quality in five-square-mile grids every hour. Seems far-fetched, but that’s exactly what NASA hopes to do. James Crawford, an atmospheric chemist at NASA Langley Research Center,...
Three of the five biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Hampton Roads will soon be closed, according toU.S. Environmental Protection Agency data. Released earlier this month on a searchable computerized map, the data identifies large, stationary...
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
Below is the full text, as prepared, of Governor Brown’s State of the State Address given on January 18th, 2012. As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state. Putting it as simply as...
Tags: Conservation, Politics, Ken Salazar, Finance, Energy Saving
Everglades restoration and South Florida’s water supply needs are the focus of a two-day summit involving state and federal leaders converging this week on Tallahassee. Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and...
The Florida Legislature convenes Tuesday and a coalition of environmental groups wants state lawmakers to keep the Everglades and other environmental priorities at the top of their to-do list. The Everglades Coalition over the weekend held its annual...
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