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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U....
Sun SentinelClimate change needs to start becoming a bigger factor in decisions about Palm Beach County transportation plans and development proposals, county officials said Tuesday. Raising roads near the coast to brace for sea level rise and considering pollution...
Although news about Mexico is focused on immigration reform and border security, the country remains a leading trade partner for the U.S. and an increasingly important one for Illinois. During a visit to Chicago this week, the secretary for economic...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — A proposed ordinance that would require the Building Department to determine the natural groundwater level in an area before granting a permit to build there was tabled Monday to allow more time for discussion of the measure....
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A state board assigned to protect the environment is taking a second look at a controversial ruling it issued last year. The Illinois Pollution Control Board will revisit a ruling on groundwater protection at certain dump sites. The board has...
Craig Schusterick, his workman's hands powdery white with construction grit, led the way across Onyx Avenue on Balboa Island to show off his handiwork. His nearly complete three-story home — designed with solid wood paneling to echo the Cape Cod...
Home in a subdivision in Lake County are sinking, prompting officials to seek help. Eight homes are now abandoned and 10 others are under notice of imminent evacuation as a hilltop with sweeping vistas of Clear Lake and the Mt. Konocti volcano...
Scientists at the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service recently developed a simple, web-based tool that helps producers easily understand the quality of water flowing off their fields - the Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff (WQIag)....
Huntington Beach Mayor Connie Boardman wants to send a letter asking the California Coastal Commission to deny Poseidon Resource's permit application. She will be asking council members Monday to allow her to write the commission addressing "substantial...
Tags: Environmental Issues
When giant container ships sail into major ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach, it's not just clothing and cars that they deliver. They also carry critters. The specimens — microscopic algae cells or larger castaways, such as eggs of fish or...
The Hartford CourantIn a state which has suffered a net loss of jobs for more than a decade, the potential for economic development at and around the University of Connecticut is welcome news. Like other major universities such as Michigan, Duke and Stanford, which spawned...
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
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