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The Winchester SunThe energy was high in the Fannie Bush Elementary gymnasium Friday afternoon as students heard a message from Earthman about treating the Earth with respect and preventing litter. Earthman, or Lanny Smith, an environmental activist currently based in...
The Winchester SunClark County lies within the area of the state with the highest potential for radon according to the Environmental Protection Agency, and local health department and emergency management officials are urging community members to test their homes....
Crack of dawn, chilly tile floor, staring at yourself in the bathroom mirror, and you're waiting, wondering when the water will get hot. If the fixture is directly over the heater it's a short delay. In a bathroom at the other end of the house you may...
A New York-based company that had announced more than a year ago it was ready to start building a disputed trash-burning power plant in south Baltimore is now seeking a waiver of a state-imposed deadline to begin work on the $1 billion project within...
If the government’s up to something strange in your neighborhood and you think you have a case, who you gonna call? You’re gonna call Silverstein, of course. That’s what George Brokate, a 73-year-old former Marine captain and Vietnam...
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In a new round of water testing by the Environmental Protection Agency, half of the 29 Chicago homes visited yielded at least one sample containing more than 15 parts per billion of lead, a level that can trigger regulatory action if detected during...
One of the nation’s most widely planted crops — a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide — may be losing its effectiveness because a major pest appears to be developing resistance more quickly than scientists...
— Federal regulations intended to clean the Chesapeake Bay will create hundreds of thousands of jobs in construction and monitoring, according to a report to be released Tuesday by a leading environmental group. Spending on sewage and storm-water...
Special to Tribune NewspapersToyota is expanding the compact Prius lineup to include an even smaller "c" version of the hybrid as well as a plug-in battery-powered model to ensure increased fuel economy. Ford is adding an all-new midsize 2013 Fusion that includes a hybrid as well as...
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A top federal scientist says more research is needed into possible health and environmental effects from shale gas drilling. Dr. Christopher Portier, director of the National Center for Environmental Health, said in an email to the Associated Press...
American News CorrespondentPIERRE — The state Board of Water and Natural Resources decided Thursday to give financial help to Britton for major renovations to the community’s sewer system. Britton will receive a $1,024,034 loan for 20 years at 3 percent. City...
ReporterHenry County fire officials have temporarily stopped further investigation into why they believe a man set fire to an old furniture plant in Bassett. The fire marshal told a judge Thursday the building is environmentally unsafe. An investigation from...
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