Environmental Protection

  • The Lancaster, named for the California city where it is manufactured, is the world 60-Foot Battery-Electric Bus Unveiled

    BYD Motors introduced "The Lancaster" this month at the 2014 American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston. It's the world's largest battery-electric vehicle, according to the manufacturer.

  • NRC NRC Staff Report Reignites Yucca Mountain Debate

    How the 2014 midterm U.S. elections go may well determine whether the nuclear waste storage project in Nevada goes forward, four years after the Obama administration halted it.

  • DOJ Announces Oil Spill Settlement

    The government's complaint was filed in February 2013 in a Louisiana federal court, alleging that oil and an unauthorized chemical dispersant were discharged into the Gulf of Mexico from ATP-IP's oil and gas production platform called the ATP Innovator.

  • Duke Energy has announced a $10 million Water Resources Fund for the improvement of waterways in North Carolina and South Carolina that flow into neighboring states. Fund to Benefit Waterways in the Carolinas

    Duke Energy has announced a $10 million Water Resources Fund for the improvement of waterways in North Carolina and South Carolina that flow into neighboring states.

  • 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. EPA Funding to Improve Environmental Health of U.S. – Mexico Border

    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.

  • Human activity causing climate change did cause heat waves in Australia, New Zealand, and some Asian countries to be more severe, according to the NOAA report. NOAA Report Links Climate Change to Heat Waves' Severity

    The connection between human activities and increased severity and likelihood of droughts, storms, and heavy rain events was not as clear, according to the agency.

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