ENVIRONMENT

A new report shows how the Trump administration and the U.S. Congress worked together to de-regulate the insane practice of mountaintop coal mining while simultaneously canceling an inexpensive health study which would have proven how deadly the practice is.
Over 1.5 billion single-use plastic bags have been kept out of trash, landfills, ocean coasts and waterways in Australia in only three months.
Buses Vule and STP Santiago have signed contracts with Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company of China to deliver 100 full electric buses for use with the Santiago public transportation system.
Trump's war on wildlife and the environment has taken an alarming turn as he orders the destruction of files related to endangered species and the many crimes of the corrupt Department of Interior.
Agilyx, a company focusing on the conversion of waste plastics to fuels and chemicals, recently announced a collaborative agreement with Monroe Energy to supply up to 2,5000 barrels per day of Agilyx's synthetic feedstock, as a base for a lower-carbon crude oil for jet fuel production.
The Keystone XL pipeline has once again been brought to a halt by a federal judge.
Single-use plastic bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) have been of little use for recyclers, but all that could change thanks to a unique innovation created at the National University of Singapore.
As expected, the EPA has failed to ban dicamba, the deadliest herbicide of all.
If it passes next week as recent polls say it will, Colorado Amendment 74 would give the oil industry – and more -- the power to block state and local regulations on emissions, health and safety issues.
One of the biggest redevelopment projects in the history of San Francisco is on hold pending a lawsuit against a U.S. Navy Contractor for fraud in the $1 billion cleanup of a formerly radiation-filled shipyard.
The Japanese government is planning to unleash another 1 million tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean from its damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.
A new study of life in Puerto Rico’s Luquillo rainforest says we can add insects to the list of creatures the human race is killing off at an unprecedented rate.
A Federal Court judge has ruled that Guam can sue the U.S. Government for its share in creating a massive toxic landfill site on the island.
Three public meetings this week in Portland and Seattle may be the last stand to stop the Trump administration and the Department of Energy from allowing two-thirds of America’s high-level radioactive waste to continue to poison us all for decades to come.
On October 9, Donald Trump announced he has authorized year-round sales of higher-ethanol-content gasoline.
With China no longer allowing foreign trash into the country, the U.S. recycling industry is scrambling to find what to do with its ever-increasing pile of plastic scrap.
Two aging crude oil pipes in a channel connecting Lakes Huron and Michigan are about to be replaced.
Four environmental groups sued the Federal Government for the unlawful release of over 115,000 acres of public lands for oil and gas development without proper environmental protections.
In May 2017, Lincoln County, Oregon, passed an aerial spray ban against every oddsmaker’s bets to the contrary.
According to a new investigation by Greenpeace International, major global companies such as Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive, and Mondelez are responsible – via their palm oil producing partners – for destroying rainforest in Indonesia twice the size of Singapore in under three years.
As flood waters rise from Hurricane Florence’s aftermath, manure from hog farms and toxic coal ash from power plants threaten to pollute waterways and damage critical aquifers.
The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to the government’s failure to develop greenhouse gas emission standards for airplanes as required by the Clean Air Act.