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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery for safety violations and proposed a fine of $24,000 in the Nov. 15 explosion that killed a plant operator.
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5 hrs ago | WMDT
In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 percent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon subsidy.
9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The Environmental Protection Agency has won some supporters in the fight over the agency's plan to clean up the heavily polluted Chesapeake Bay, helping to push back against the argument of 21 outside states that the plan constitutes EPA overreach.
13 hrs ago | Newsday
The owner of a shuttered Port Jefferson Station aviation plant that became a Superfund cleanup site has agreed to let the state dispose of hazardous wastes on his property, state officials said.
April 22, 2014: - Imagine lugging more than 1.9 million trash cans to the curb on trash day.
"Poison Spring" , E.G. Vallianatos with McKay Jenkins E.G. Vallianatos' complaints about the heavy influence that large corporations wield over the U.S. government and environmental policy won't be news to anyone who follows the debates over genetically modified crops or the ingredients in popular cosmetics.
The California Environmental Protection Agency has identified the areas of the state that are facing multiple pollution burdens, mapped through a science-based tool.
It's been a long time since Congress passed a major new environmental law -- at least 1,894 days as of Tuesday.
Now in its third year, Team ENERGY STAR teaches kids and their families how saving energy helps save money and prevent climate change with fun educational activities and energy-saving actions they can do at home on Tens of thousands of families have participated in past Team ENERGY STAR campaigns demonstrating parents' growing interest in finding ... (more)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency slashed its target for 2013 use of cellulosic biofuel to less than a million gallons on Tuesday after the industry failed to meet goals for production of the fuel last year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown.
A Colorado-based mining company has been fined by the federal government over the mishandling of hazardous waste at its San Bernardino County mine and mineral processing facility.
For decades, industrial companies perched along the Portland Harbor used the Willamette River as a dumping ground for their chemical wastes.
U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.
Costa Farms, the largest producer of indoor houseplants in the world, would like everyone to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22nd, with a houseplant that will keep giving all year.
Established April 22nd in the U.S. in 1970 through the activism of a few congressmen and naturalists, Earth Day would be an annual day to remember man's moral obligation to protect and conserve the earth's bounty and beauty of natural resources - thus was born the cause of environmentalism .