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The Environmental Protection Agency plans to haul away hazardous waste in part of a riverside landfill adjacent to the Gov. Bacon Health Center south of Delaware City, after decades of see-saw talks about risks and growing concern over erosion.
All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm.
With federal cleanup essentially complete, the bankrupt Reef Environmental may be ordered to maintain its former waste treatment facility.
A state senator called on his colleagues today to conduct an investigation into working conditions at Los Angeles International Airport in response to the death of a 51-year-old baggage handler last month .
Power producers' coal ash disposal ponds like the one that leaked toxic sludge into a North Carolina river in February may soon become a thing of the past.
Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy before intervening in efforts by citizens groups trying to sue the company over pollution leeching from its coal ash dumps.
California's Department of Toxic Substances Control wants manufacturers that make goods containing these chemicals to find alternative ingredients.
Two central Florida attorneys say they will sue the Florida Department of Health under the Endangered Species Act to try and stop permitting for septic tanks along the ailing Indian River Lagoon.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of $1 million and $250,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to the cities of Milwaukee and Racine, Wis., respectively, to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan.
The LTV Steel processing plant near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., which was taken over by Polymet Mining Corp. to use as a copper-nickel processing plant.
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed method to reset biofuel requirements annually based on expected use implies different mechanics for the Renewable Fuel Standard in the future.
Can environmental laws protect the planet from climate change? They haven't so far, according to University of Oregon law professor Mary Wood.
House Republicans are getting more aggressive in their effort to transform obscure provisions of a 2005 energy law into the strands that unravel EPA's carbon-emissions rules for newly constructed power plants.
An Atlanta branch of a Minnesota-based food production company was slapped with 32 health and safety violations, federal regulators announced Wednesday.
North Carolina's top utilities regulator has been subpoenaed as part of the broadening criminal investigation triggered by last month's massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.