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3 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph
Nashua High School South junior Deepika Kurup has received another award for her water purification system: the President's Environmental Youth Award, given jointly by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency.
7 hrs ago | The Japan Times
Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.
10 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Mr Kevin Tan, a member of Kuala Lumpur's burgeoning middle class, dreamt that he would see the day when he, his wife and his young son would have to endure months of dry taps in the bustling metropolis.
14 hrs ago | CBC News
The EPA report says more stringent smog rules will provide more health protection for higher risk populations, including the elderly, very young, outdoor workers and people with asthma and lung disease.
17 hrs ago | Limerick Today
PLANNING delays and a lack of urgency at Government level could jeopardise the proposal by CPL Industries to build a 22m smokeless fuel plant and create over 140 new jobs in Foynes.
21 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
My July 27 column reviewing the progress made in improving our region's air quality and that of the entire state and country produced sharply different responses.
Protected grasslands near Osoyoos, B.C., would be part of the national park proposed by Parks Canada seven years ago.
Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.
A leading environmental group has issued its list of the top twenty "dirty deniers," and an Oklahoma Senator is prominently featured on it.
This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency took aim at coal-fired power plants , which pump out more than a third of America's heat-trapping carbon dioxide.
Wally Broeker, the first person to alert the world to global warming, has called for atmospheric carbon dioxide to be captured and stored underground.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain.
Relatively dry regions of California such as Southern California rely on fresh water imported from far-away sources like the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, pictured above.
THE fire service has warned that the Averies Recycling blaze will be burning for several weeks despite progress in their efforts to put it out.
State environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:48 pm
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