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2 hrs ago | Voice of America

Americans Angry About Power Plant Pollution

In the United States, proposed rules to cut pollution from the nation's 600 coal-fired power plants are generating a heated debate.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

6 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Opposing Views Clash

Competing visions for America's energy future clashed in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's public hearings on proposed new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants got under way.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science, Representative Bill Johnson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Apiculture

14 hrs ago | Science Daily

Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain

Bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months after the spill, but not the most toxic contaminants, new research has found.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Florida State University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Science Daily

Boat noise impacts development, survival of sea hares

The development and survival of an important group of marine invertebrates known as sea hares is under threat from increasing boat noise in the world's oceans, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine, Ecology


The Environmental Corruption Agency

The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science, Opinion

STN Online

The Trans Group Receives NSTA's 'Go Yellow, Go Green' Award for Strong Environmental Record

The National School Transportation Association presented its "Go Yellow, Go Green" award to The Trans Group for achievements in emission reductions and environmental sustainability during the association's 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Convention in Charleston, S.C., last week.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science

The Fresno Bee

1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va.

The announcement by Alpha Natural Resources dealt another blow to Appalachia's iconic, but dwindling, fossil fuel industry.


Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Science Daily

Lead in teeth can tell a body's tale, study finds

Your teeth can tell stories about you, and not just that you always forget to floss.


Related Topix: University of Florida, Science

The Heartland Institute

Environmentalists Use Environmental Justice to Kill Millions Per Year

Environmentalists are enlisting minority groups such as African-Americans and Latinos to help them stop use of fossil fuels in the name of ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE .


Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science, Africa, Tribal, Biomass

War Is A Crime

The 'War on the Environment' Turns Out to Actually Be War

War and preparations for war are -- although you'll never hear it from well-funded environmental groups -- huge causes of environmental destruction .


Related Topix: Science, Blog News, US News, Liberal Political News


Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells

Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject toxic oil and gas drilling waste deep underground, according to a new congressional report .


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, US News, Liberal Political News


Pune landslide tragedy: 27 dead, more than 100 still trapped; Aravallis safe, says experts

The death toll has rose to 27 in the landslide tragedy that took place yesterday in Pune's Malin village.


Related Topix: Landslide, World News, India, Science, Weather,

Shock Report: 'Billionaire's Club' Using Environmentalism to Control Economy

"There aren't a lot of functioning democracies around the world that work this way where you can basically have millionaires and billionaires bankrolling whoever they want, however they want, in some cases undisclosed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In private meetings with Carlos Slim, others, Jerry Brown encounters...

Gov. Jerry Brown was about to leave Mexico's capital after four days of talks pressing on the environment, and he wasn't sure, broadly speaking, how his diplomacy might add up.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Science, Party of the Democratic Revolution (Mexico)

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Solar cooking grows even more popular in Sacramento and around the world

Recently, on July 19, 2104, Sacramento had a solar cooker festival in Land Park.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Stanford University

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Environment and Natural Resources

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency will hold public hearings in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh to receive comments on its proposed Clean Power Plan.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Texas, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Vancouver Sun

Four species added to Alberta's threatened-species list

The trumpeter swan has been removed from Alberta's threatened species list, but four other species have been added due to declining populations.


Related Topix: Canada, Science

Science Daily

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

The world's oceans are vast and deep, yet rapidly advancing technology and the quest for extracting resources from previously unreachable depths is beginning to put the deep seas on the cusp of peril, an international team of scientists has warned.


Related Topix: Oregon State University, Science

Kirkland Reporter

Western Pneumatic Tube Co. of Kirkland receives highest environmental award

Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality.


Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, King County, WA, Science, Bellevue, WA