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The city of Oakland, the East Bay Municipal Utility District and six other East Bay cities have reached an agreement with federal environmental regulators to prevent sewage overflows and spills into the San Francisco Bay, officials said Monday.
President Obama has made 2014 his "year of action" and plans to use his executive authority to implement various actions of his agenda that are too divisive for Congress to consider.
MEXICO CITY – Gov. Jerry Brown, calling for "heroic efforts" to combat climate change, agreed with Mexican officials Monday to work together on policies to address air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India.
OFFICIALS investigating a huge fish kill in Bessbrook River fear that the number of dead fish could rise.
In a conference call with reporters Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy – who testified before Congress on the rule last week – said that the hearings will give citizens a key opportunity to give their two cents on the proposal, which has generated strong pushback from the power industry and Republicans in Congress.
Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened.
Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.
The policy was unveiled as the latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas was opened.
Green roofs can minimise storm water run-off, cool the environment and help absorb CO2.
This article titled "Our obsession with green lawns drives me nuts, and it's killing the environment" was written by Syndee Barwick, for theguardian.com on Sunday 27th July 2014 11.00 UTC On Sunday mornings, you'll often find me sipping coffee with birdsong and the chatter of squirrels in the background as I read the paper.
Imagine a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels blanket rooftops and power plants run on heat from beneath the earth, from howling winds and from the blazing desert sun.
Tourists have returned to Koh Samet to find little trace of last year's disaster, but fishermen and marine scientists tell a different story The turquoise sea surrounding Koh Samet bears no visible sign of the crude oil from last year's spill that drew international headlines.
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie said he thinks there is enough evidence to support climate change after being pressed on the issue during a debate with incumbent Sen. Mark Warner .
There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.
Researchers wanted to better understand why unemployment is harmful to an individual's health, but overall, might decrease mortality rates in a large population.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:02 am
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