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University of Texas at Arlington biochemist Zacariah Hildenbrand takes a water sample from a well at a home on Amyx Ranch Drive near Ponder recently.
Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.
If you're John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? Stossel's guest last night, Jay Lehr, was sentenced to six months-serving three-in a minimum security federal prison back in 1991, and his organization at the time was fined $200,000 .
Humans have become the Earth's dominant animals, yet we remain perched on the precipice of an anthropogenic collapse in planetary ecological systems.
Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington S.S. Badger, Lake Express battle for survival Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tUj7K2 The S.S. Badger arrives in Manitowoc after a 60-mile crossing of Lake Michigan from Ludington, Mich., on Monday, May 6, 2013.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday a $45 million program available to farmers who adopt conservation practices intended to prevent nutrient runoff into the state's waterways.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California's $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.
The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 per cent.
Lab results show the water in Trinity River is safe to drink after a health warning was issued on Aug. 20 for toxins associated with blue-green algae.
Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.
The U.S. Department of Labor today cited a Paterson manufacturer with more than $90,000 in penalties for exposing workers to amputation and other health and safety hazards.
The movement to make cable customer premise equipment more energy efficient has paid off, saving U.S. cable customers as much as $168 million in total on their energy bills.
Adult-film studios locally and nationwide were asked to halt production Thursday after a performer tested positive for HIV, a trade group for the industry announced.
Parties which settle environmental liability in a judicially approved settlement have three years from the date of that settlement in which to seek contribution even if the settlement is not a CERCLA settlement.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.
BP's Whiting Refinery as seen from 121st Street in Whiting on August 27, 2014 shortly after a reported explosion at the facility.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 02:41 am
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