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2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
Environmentalists generally regard people as the enemy, but that is a mythology only held by urban fundraisers working for environmental corporations.
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6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
J. Winston Porter, an energy consultant and fracking proponent, held the No. 2 spot at the EPA under presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush from 1985 to 1989.
6 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse
A former official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Wisconsin can remain the leading supplier of sand for the nation's fracking boom as long as the state imposes and enforces strong regulations.
10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.
14 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
This Jan. 9, 2009, file photo shows equipment inside a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D., that turns corn cob into cellulosic ethanol, a precursor to a commercial-scale biorefinery planned for Emmetsburg, Iowa.
16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
As many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged this year after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley, and some beekeepers are pointing to pesticides used on almond orchards as a possible cause.
20 hrs ago | Grist Magazine
On the fourth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, the big question is whether the oil spill recovery is finally over.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released an enhanced version of "How's My Waterway," an app and website to help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams across the United States from their smart phone, tablet or desktop computer.
U.S. Congressman Peter DeFazio tours an area near one of the former openings to the Formosa Mine outside Riddle Thursday.
In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, photo, Amy Adams, North Carolina campaign coordinator with Appalachian Voices dips her hand into the Dan River in Danville, Va., as signs of coal ash appear in the river.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Thursday a program aimed at beefing up enforcement of environmental and workplace safety laws.
Five months after a man was killed trimming trees, his employer is facing criminal charges.
It won't be long at all before you start seeing tractors in fields. They'll be used for everything from cutting hay to planting crops.
Cal-OSHA noted that a BART manager who was training another non-union employee to drive trains during the strike was seated in a passenger car and could not even see the track when the train struck and killed the two workers.
Sunlight streams onto the 43-acre Maywood Solar Farm in Indianapolis on Tuesday, April 15, 2013.
A federal appeals court has turned aside a challenge by environmental groups to an air pollution standard for cement plants.
Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Expressway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it.