Plastics Make it Possible has launched Plastics Speedway, an online car-racing game that highlights many of the ways plastics contribute to automobile fuel-efficiency, safety and design.
Street lighting is transforming communities of insects and other invertebrates, according to research by the University of Exeter.
Northwestern University researchers have developed a new solar cell that, in principle, will minimize all of these solar energy technology limitations.
Columbia River Processing has agreed to pay the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) $42,435 for failing to report an anhydrous ammonia release at its Boardman, Oregon cheese processing facility in June 2008.
At national parks out West, lodgepole pine trees are dying because of bark beetle. And atmospheric haze, caused in part by tiny solid particles suspended in the air, is becoming a problem.
Republic Services, a provider of recycling and waste collection, has opened a state-of-the-art regional recycling center in northwest Jacksonveille on Imeson Road. The facility will serve the residents and businesses throughout the area.
The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and a committee of scientists from around the world announced their picks for the top 10 new species described in 2011.
Far more wild plant species may be responding to global warming than previous large-scale estimates have suggested.
Several politicians and officials from the Environmental Protection Agency met up on the shore of the Hudson River to discuss the progress of the federal Superfund cleanup on the Hudson River and the efforts to restore properties along its shorelines.
Pollution is warming the atmosphere through summer thunderstorm clouds, according to a computational study published May 10 in Geophysical Research Letters.
Deepwater Horizon cleanup workers and volunteers are invited to participate in the GuLF Study to help determine whether the oil spill contributed to physical and mental health problems.
The link between prenatal exposure to air pollution and childhood lung growth and respiratory ailments has been established by several studies in recent years, and now a new study suggests that these prenatal exposures can be especially serious for children with asthma.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Washington State University have seen an increased reaction to stress in animals whose ancestors were exposed to an environmental compound generations earlier.
The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force will hold a joint media roundtable today at 9:30 CST time. They will also broadcast interviews in order to discuss energy and environmental initiatives.
Amid growing concerns about the spread of harmful mercury in plants and animals, a new study by researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and The National Aquarium has compared levels of the chemical in captive dolphins with dolphins found in the wild.
A clear change in salinity has been detected in the world's oceans, signalling shifts and an acceleration in the global rainfall and evaporation cycle.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing have signed an agreement to raise awareness of environmentally friendly products and solutions to address America’s environmental challenges.
During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, changes in air pollution were associated with changes in biomarkers of systemic inflammation and thrombosis (formation of blood clot) as well as measures of cardiovascular physiology in healthy young persons, according to a study in the May 16 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on Global Health.
Completion of a half-mile connector tunnel will come in January and cost $5 million more than the previous estimate because more water is seeping into the work site than expected, according to a local news report.
The U.S. Environmental Protection has released a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay watershed and its natural resources for public comment.