1 hr ago | SavannahNow
President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term.
1 hr ago | News Times
President Barack Obama speaks in front of the iconic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Germany, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
5 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online
Kingsport, TN, June 19, 2013 - As coal-burning power plants and industrial facilities across the United States seek solutions to comply with more stringent EPA regulations to reduce their mercury emissions by 90 percent over the next few years, enviraPAC's proprietary technology is poised to be a major part of the solution to this challenge.
6 hrs ago | Congress.org
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California is privately lobbying fellow Democrats on the Environment and Public Works Committee against a toxic chemical bill negotiated by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg in the weeks before his death.
8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official tells an Ohio fracking conference that a study of the threat to drinking water from the shale-drilling process won't be completed until 2016.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Cuomo Administration deserves praise for new initiatives to promote tourism in New York State will be an economic and social boon, but the plan to develop three major casino gaming destinations in upstate is bad policy.
High levels of toxic strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that operates the facility said on Wednesday Strontium-90 is a by-product of the fission of uranium and plutonium in nuclear reactors as well as nuclear weapons, according to the website of the U.S. Environmental ... (more)
Yacka resident Dr Michael Parsons has been awarded the State Campaign Medal of Vietnam for his work carried out whilst participating in an international volunteers program.
The researchers said their findings indicate that air pollution might, in fact, be a cause of the disease, and they called for a tightening of U.S government standards for annual exposure to NO2.
Have global temperatures warmed, cooled or flattened? If so, by how much, since when, and how can we know? I have posed these questions to two highly credentialed climate scientists who have different views on this topic.
The current spate of environmental degradation and pollution of rivers and water bodies in the country has come under severe criticism by many concerned citizens who see it as a threat to life and property and our future generation.
Starting this fall, there will be a new body farm in East Tennessee and it's not on UT's campus.
Here is the Australian Climate Commission's complex figure showing global warming resulting largely from the burning of fossil fuel; image ; Credit: Australian Climate Commission The Australians have suffered more than most from climate change problems, with fire and flood dominating their headline news annually.
The dip in international gold prices in the first quarter of 2013 combined with the high cost of operations is leading companies to review their work plans and to cut operating cost.
The federal government insists it is striving to avoid the Great Barrier Reef being listed "in danger" ahead of a crunch UN meeting, after rejecting a Senate recommendation to block new port developments near the World Heritage ecosystem.
Ten years ago, the United States made an investment in a new environmental idea of clean coal through a cutting edge project known as FutureGen.
The stated mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is protecting America from "significant risks to human health and the environment."