The use of clean fuels and updated pollution control measures in school buses that 25 million children ride every day could result in 14 million fewer absences from school a year, based on a study by the University of Michigan and the University of Washington.
China has revived a controversial concept to monitor pollution, a decade after its first attempt at calculating its "green GDP" suffered a swift death.
- By Teo Cheng Wee
- Apr 13, 2015
The American Chemistry Council has asked Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that will improve current freight rail policies.
Two hundred fifty-nine state legislators from across the nation submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the EPA’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide pollution and urging the EPA to increase its renewable energy and efficiency goals.
The EPA will be funding more than $8 million in grants for environmental improvement projects along the U.S. – Mexico border. The funding was announced during a border tour led by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in San Diego on Oct. 7.
The historic Italian region offers eco-retreats and activities to responsible travelers.
After the BC mine catastrophe earlier this week, Alaskans are asking the EPA to finalize mine waste restrictions in order to protect their fishery.
The agency has released a tool to help communities better prepare for, deal with and recover from floods.
The Department of Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania has completed a $5.6 million mine reclamation project which will help protect more than 100 homes near the mine.
Today, the EPA has released a proposal that will place tough emissions limits on coal-fired power plants, which is expected to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent.
While many were happy to see much of the oil slick in Galveston Bay being pushed out into the gulf by wind and weather, this has created additional environmental threats further down the Texas coastline.
More than $7 million in Act 13 funding has been awarded by Governor Tom Corbett for 25 companies and organizations that are making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.
The ins and outs of eco-friendly, green labeling and advertising on products.
- By Tom Wirostek
- Mar 20, 2014
The EPA has issued an order to the U.S. Army to remove 15 million pounds of explosives and propellant that are currently stored at Camp Minden in Minden, La.
The agency has announced proposed revisions to the Worker Protection Standard for agricultural workers exposed to pesticides.
Ranking Democrat on the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, he has played a leading role in enacting major environmental and health laws for decades.
In an EIP report, it was found that 395 facilities in six states emit over 10,000 pounds of toxic chemicals each year, but don’t report to the Toxics Release Inventory because of a government loophole.
As the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline starts to flow this week, residents around the route will be using cameras from the Texas Pipeline Watch to monitor and document all activity of the pipeline.
The city of Los Angeles’ Attorney’s Office sues AllenCo Energy.
President Obama’s awaited decision on the Keystone XL pipeline has become a proxy for the larger debate on climate change. Will Obama allow the pipeline to go forward?
- By Doug Ruley, Will Kirk
- Dec 18, 2013