In the poorest state in New England, where residents already struggle to heat their homes, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution will make new stoves too expensive and prevent Mainers from buying cleaner technology.
According the Environmental Protection Agency, half of all that advertising mail gets tossed right in the trash without being read.
The EPA wants to dramatically tighten emission standards for new wood stoves starting next year.
With so much snow on the ground, finding a place to put it all is becoming a problem.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
Some people have already been moved out by the Environmental Protection Agency and others are worried they will never be able to sell their houses.
Nine New England businesses and organizations have been given “Energy Star” awards for their long-term commitment to greater energy efficiency.
A new report from federal environmental officials shows Massachusetts has reduced the amount of pollutants it releases into the environment.
The Environmental Protection Agency is praising the National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils for successful food recycling efforts.
As clean as the harbor is now, the problems aren’t completely fixed. A viewer’s husband digs clams on the harbor’s shores, and is curious about recent closures.