November 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
After President Richard Nixon proposed establishing the U.S. Environmental Protect Agency on July 9, 1970, Republicans have assumed some level of responsibility for cleaning our air and water. Yes, oil, gas, and coal came to heavily, heavily support Republicans (+90% in some years), funding their campaigns and then lobbying them
September 28th, 2020 | by NRDC
Rather than strengthening the desperately outdated Lead and Copper Rule to protect people’s — especially children’s — health, the US Environmental Protection Agency chose to weaken it
March 2nd, 2020 | by Nexus Media
In Texas, methane leaking from fracking sites is not only heating the planet. It’s also making people ill. Locals have reported headaches, nosebleeds, and respiratory problems, and they are calling on fossil fuel companies to clean up their act
January 31st, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli
We know that dairy milk is bad for the planet, but what about the plant-based alternatives. Take a look at some of the concerns with plant milks and see where your favorite option falls on the sustainabilty list.
January 31st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
It seems that the EPA under Donald Trump wants to dump raw sewage into our rivers. The organization is now allowing cities to do just that. In an article by the New York Times, the Trump administration has decided to reverse almost 95 environmental rules in a massive retreat on environmental protection, because "it's too costly for industry or taxpayers."
January 24th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The EPA proposes to roll back the rules regarding clean water protection, removing many rivers and streams from federal protection. The change could have significant effects on the health of many Americans.
July 4th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
I love safe children. Arnold, a sincere thank you for your acting technique, your skill in this video. Clean, fresh air can be increased via effective folklore, effective messaging & storytelling
May 5th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
Oil spills don’t make the news very often unless they are big, like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, which killed 11 people and spewed an estimated 205 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. But spills happen frequently. According to data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there were 137 oil spills in 2018, about 11 per month
February 28th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Voters in Toledo have approved a Bill of Rights for Lake Erie, giving it legally protected status. What happens next?
December 9th, 2018 | by Daryl Elliott
This is the part two of a multi-article series on the connection between animal agriculture and various societal and environmental problems. This article covers animal agriculture's connection to freshwater use, freshwater quality, water pollution violations, fishes and other sea animals, ocean hypoxia, and declining phytoplankton in the oceans
November 15th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
The fashion industry has a surprisingly huge carbon budget – and it's only growing. Learn more about why the garment industry is in need of an overhaul and how you can be a more conscious consumer.
October 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre
As part of the measures following from US President Donald Trump's executive order issued back in March calling for the easing of "regulatory burdens" on the energy industry, the US Environmental Protection Agency will be reviewing the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, amongst others, it was announced last Wednesday
October 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
China is getting serious about curbing pollution. According to sources, up to 40% of its factories have been closed at least temporarily recently as the country has struggled to meet its year-end pollution reduction goals. Officials from more than 80,000 factories have been charged with criminal offences for breaching emissions limits over the past year
October 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Pollution — whether air pollution, water pollution, or soil pollution — is currently responsible for around 16% of all deaths globally, according to a new report from The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health
June 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The government of China announced the appointment of a new environment minister on Tuesday, following the former environment minister, Chen Jining, being appointed as the acting mayor of Beijing
August 31st, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Nations Environment Programme has warned that water pollution across three continents is placing hundreds of millions of people [&hellip
October 14th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Central California, already painfully stressed by the worst drought in 50 years (which the US Drought Monitor designates as “extreme [&hellip