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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.
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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.
A lawsuit has been filed by the non-profit American Tradition Institute Environmental Law Centre against the Environmental Protection Agency in Virginia, alleging that the agency carried out Nazi-style experiments on patients without informing them of the "considerable" health risks.
Eighteen coal facilities in Ohio are operating with expired pollution-discharge permits under an agency where allegations of coal-industry influence arose during a personnel flap last year.
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of people from all over the state of Florida came out to a hearing with the United States Environmental Protection Agency about oil drilling in Golden Gate Estates.
A proposed order in federal court says a Kentucky coal company will pay $660,000 in fines for illegally dumping mining debris into Appalachian streams.
U.S. rules governing emissions from steam-generating power plants survived a court challenge brought by utilities and the state of Texas, which said the regulations were improperly devised.
With mounting violations and administrative errors, will Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan finally intervene in the most controversial strip mine in southern Illinois? This question is being raised today by farmers and residents fighting to save their historic community from destruction in Saline County, as out-of-state loggers began to set up ... (more)
False colour composite of a 'glory' seen on Venus on 24 July 2011. The image is composed of three images at ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared wavelengths from the Venus Monitoring Camera.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Vermont Law School the number one environmental law school in the nation.