Congress Urged to Pass Freight Rail Policy Improvements
The American Chemistry Council has asked Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that will improve current freight rail policies.
UN Official: Most Disasters Climate Related
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is taking place March 14-18 in the northern Japanese city of Sendai. Participants will seek to chart a global course on disaster risk reduction for the coming decade.
Environmental Penalty Benefits Florida Sanctuary
The investigation uncovered that the ship's oil record book was falsified since at least June 16, 2013, and that illegal oily waste discharges had occurred from two other vessels owned and operated by Carbofin.
CSX Ordered to Clean Up Areas Impacted by Train Derailment
The EPA has ordered CSX Corp. to clean up and restore the areas that were affected by the West Virginia train derailment that occurred on Feb. 16.
Rapid Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Economies in Several States
According to a new report by the NRDC, the anticipated impacts are more widespread than previously believed; major threats seen to oyster, scallop, and clam industries in CA, CT, FL, LA, MA, ME, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OR, RI, TX, VA, and WA.