Last week, Democratic senators from California, Oregon and Washington wrote to Obama to express concern about the potential effect of the Pebble Mine on their salmon fishing industries and demanding a 'valid, sound science based approach to ensuring that Bristol Bay salmon are safeguarded.'
A new report released Tuesday faults Washington state for lax oversight at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, saying the state employs too few inspectors and gives advance notice of inspections to the federal agency charged with managing the cleanup.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees in October will take up a plan to lease the natural gas rights on the 8,600-acre Cumberland Forest in Morgan and Scott counties.
The death of a male worker at the Publix distribution center in Boynton Beach is under investigation.
The owners of a Morgan City wastewater brokerage have been charged in Baton Rouge federal court for alleged participation in a conspiracy that illegally injected more than 380,000 gallons of industrial wastes down a well in Assumption Parish.
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency will update residents Wednesday night on the agency's plans for the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site.
WASHINGTON - Joined by dozens of fellow lawmakers, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., sent a letter Monday to the Environmental Protection Agency challenging a regulation that could hurt Lodge Manufacturing Co.
Not that there should be tighter oversight of the Louisiana chemical industry or anything, but there were fatal blasts at two different Louisiana chemical plants last week.
Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday questioned President Barack Obama about his political appointees' use of secret government email accounts at work, saying that Congress cannot tell the American people what its government is doing if it creates a "secret alternate communications network."
GILMAN, Wis The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration is proposing a $126,000 fine for a Central Wisconsin cheese-maker.
MORRISON – City sewer and water rates likely will more than double over the next 11 years to pay for a new $23 million wastewater treatment plant.
The Snowmass Wildcat Fire Protection District is spending about $7,000 to $8,000 on soil sampling and an outside consultant to test the environmental impact of the floor drains under the department's truck-washing area.
Fresno is the economic capital of the San Joaquin Valley , the breadbasket of California and the U.S. What was once home to wild grasslands and the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River, has transformed into valuable agricultural land where livestock and high-value crops such as nuts, stone fruit, and grapes have created some of the ... (more)
White House officials concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency significantly overstated the economic benefits of a proposed rule cutting formaldehyde emissions, largely because the agency persisted in relying on scientific claims that federal peer reviewers deemed incredible.
Now that officials at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are proposing to eliminate a $10 million program that monitors the health risks in recreational water at thousands of beaches around the country, cities and counties in Wisconsin are looking for new ways to sustain the program.
I would like to speak out again for the people who pay taxes inside the village of Pomeroy that live on Liberty Lane and don't have city water or sewer service, nor do they have a paved street.