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Archive: September 28, 2010

TUMWATER, Wash. - How tough should counties be on developers in planning and controlling storm water runoff, a major source of water pollution? That's the issue in a case to be argued this week at the Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board. It alleges that Clark County has what amounts to a spe ...Read More

CHICAGO, Ill. - Homeowners at the end of their ropes in Illinois are being thrown some additional line, thanks to a recently-passed law. Bob Palmer, policy director at Housing Action Illinois, says it helps homeowners seeking to modify their home loans under the federal "Making Home Affordable" pro ...Read More

CHICAGO, Ill. - Chicagoans living near two coal-fired power plants are holding a 24-hour candlelight vigil to protest the pollution emitted by the facilities. The residents support proposed rules that would reduce the amount of soot and carbon dioxide the plants release into the atmosphere. Dorian ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With many Florida families struggling to just get by, you might think saving is out of the question. But the College Savings Foundation reports in 2009, investment in college savings plans was up nearly 15 percent, and that parents using tax-sheltered 529 plans, like the Florida ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - Bear populations in Florida have staged a comeback in some areas and a new draft plan is sparking debate on how best to keep that comeback alive. Dave Telesco is the Bear Management Program coordinator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. He says the plan feature ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - A 48-point safety checklist is sitting before the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), put together by local landowners who will be affected by construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The line is planned to carry oil from Alberta, Canada, to Texas, with a section ru ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - This is Wilderness Week, designed to remind folks to get outside and enjoy the millions of acres of public lands designated as wilderness. It is also the week that advocates meet in Washington, D.C., to strategize about new wilderness designations, national monuments and national cons ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A bi-partisan effort is underway in D.C. as Wilderness Week continues today. A group of concerned citizens and groups from Virginia and several other states have gathered in the nation's capital to meet with legislators to make their case for protecting the nation's wilderness areas. ...Read More

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