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A solution for the coal plant problem?

A couple of weeks ago local environmental groups announced their intent to sue the owners of six heavy-polluting coal-fired power plants in Illinois for polluting more than what they’re allowed under federal law. If, as they hope, they can pressure the federal government to take action, they may want to turn to Shadyside, Ohio, for […]

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Green jobs, compliments of the feds

The “green” economy really is growing, even if it often appears to be happening a few dozen, federally funded jobs at a time. U.S. EPA chief Lisa Jackson swung through town today to announce that the feds are sending about half a million dollars here to train people for work cleaning up some of the […]