Environmental Working Group report analyzes 20 million tap water quality tests done by water utilities over the last five years and found 316 contaminants.
Group says methane emission reduction could be accomplished quickly because this type of warming lasts only 10 years.
Specific hydrochlorofluorocarbons cannot be used in new air conditioning and refrigeration equipment nor can they be sold, distributed or imported in 2010.
Letter to congressional leaders points out that Senate bill 787 would give EPA and Army Corps of Engineers the power to regulate all inland waters.
Enhanced regulations call for not more than 0.45 pounds of phosphorus per acre per year to run off newly developed properties.
Acid rain cap-and-trade program helps plants beat 2010 sulfur dioxide emissions targets early.
U.S. Geological Survey scientists create a 3-D ocean reconstruction and discover new information on surface warming effects and circulation during the Pliocene period.
SPG Solar will install solar energy systems on 21 of the Irvine United School District's buildings.
State says Navy can dispose of material at Central Long Island Sound Disposal Site until it develops a dredged material management plan.
The stimulus-funded project will rehabilitate 22,000 linear feet of sewer mains and laterals in portions of Bladensburg, Hyattsville, Brentwood, Cheverly, Colmar Manor, Landover Hills and Mount Rainer, Maryland.
The Global CCS Institute will support large-scale projects that have a great need and promise the greatest return, according to the group.
Mayor Bloomberg signs legislation that will prevent contaminants from buildings from getting into the public water system.
Gov. Chris Gregoire is seeking legislation to lower the number of hearings and appeals boards, eliminate duplications, and standardize procedures for laws.
According to Sen. Lautenberg, almost 40 percent of bottled water comes from municipal water sources.
Bolivia ambassador, Pablo Solon: "Admitting responsibility for the climate crisis without taking necessary actions to address it is like someone burning your house and then refusing to pay for it."
Federal agencies win largest bankruptcy settlement in U.S. history and plan to use funds to clean and restore sites contaminated by ASARCO mining operations in 19 states.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline