EPA

How big oil is tightening its grip on Donald Trump's White House

The oil industry has stalled action on climate change from the inside and sold America on fossil fuels – and its influence goes back further than people realize<p>When Rick Perry was interrupted by climate-change protesters during his address to the National Petroleum Council in late September, the …

Climate

Trump’s EPA eases off on the whole “environmental protection” thing.

The Environmental Protection Agency is supposed to defend human health and the environment, but a New York Times analysis published Monday suggests …

Climate

If youre pregnant, the pollution can seriously harm your baby

A new study adds to growing evidence that exposure to air pollution before conception or even during the first month during pregnancy increases the …

Pollution

‘A lot like climate’

Gabriel Rosales, 9, and his father, Gabe, in Memorial Heights, TX.<p>The Eagle Ford Shale in Texas is a 400-mile long hub of oil and gas activity.<p>In …

Climate

All the Ways the FCC’s Process for Killing Net Neutrality Has Been Really Shady

There are only three days left until the Federal Communications Commission votes on whether to repeal its network neutrality protections, the …

Net Neutrality

The Calculated Destruction of America’s Government

It is truly extraordinary: the still-new Trump administration keeps appointing people whose common priority is the destruction of the agency they …

Liberal View

Denmark’s 'sustainable island' to scrap plastic bags

Plastic bags will be removed from all shops on the island, with shoppers instead using organic bags made of cotton, reports broadcaster DR.<p>“We are …

Denmark

Springfield's Union Station wins national environmental award for brownfield redevelopment

SPRINGFIELD — The Phoenix Awards Institute has recognized Springfield Union Station as the best example of brownfield redevelopment in the county for …

Western Massachusetts

Pesticide's reprieve relieved farmers, but caused fear on health front

Farmers across the country were relieved last March when the Trump administration reversed a decision to take a widely used agricultural insecticide …

Business

Baylor Law grad with connections to ranching and Bush family to head EPA's Dallas office

Anne Idsal, a key deputy to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, was named Monday as the new Region 6 administrator for the Environmental …

Texas

Smoke From California’s Wildfires Will Only Get Worse

The Environmental Protection Agency’s air quality map of California is pretty scary looking right now: Rapidly disappearing green blobs show the last …

Pollution

Fuel Technology

(2:31)<p>Highlights<p>The FAA remains on track to meet its goal of identifying unleaded fuel alternatives for leaded aviation gasoline by 2018.<p>Congress has …

Energy

UK Treasury Looking To Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Article By<p>Jonathan Lawrence<p>K&L Gates<p>FinTech Law Watch<p>Communications, Media & Internet<br>• Global<p>United Kingdom<p>Printer-friendly<br>• Email this Article<br>• Download …

Law

Trump’s EPA Is Going Easy on Environmental Polluters - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>Trump’s EPA Is Going Easy on Environmental Polluters<p>Take your pick from hazardous waste …

Scott Pruitt

Monsanto is Giving Cash to U.S. Farmers to Use its Controversial Weedkiller

Monsanto (mon) will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weedkiller that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to use …

Agriculture

Too Lazy to Kill Regulations, Trump Is Ignoring Them Instead

Assuming it never plunges the planet into a nuclear winter, Donald Trump’s incompetence will be one of his presidency’s saving graces. The …

Barack Obama

Number of dead boats from Hurricane Irma rises to more than 2,000

Nearly 75 percent of the Hurricane Irma damaged or destroyed boats removed from Florida waters have come from the Keys, the U.S. Coast Guard says.<p>As …

U.S. Coast Guard

Why Trump Is Painting a Rosy Picture on Red Tape

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and</i> …

Nelson Mandela

Here’s how the Trump administration enabled polluters without cutting regulations - Salon.com

President Donald Trump has focused on weakening environmental protections and significantly reducing the number of government regulations, often characterizing these efforts as part of the same larger movement. Unfortunately for both him and most Americans, it seems he has been far more successful …

U.S. Politics

How do you track a secretive hawk? Follow the isotopes

Isotope research could help steer the conservation of many threatened species<p>University of Cincinnati professor Brooke Crowley wanted to know the …

Ecology

This is the office hack scientists say will make you more productive, so please tell us more

You’ve probably heard of circadian rhythms, the natural body cycles that help us to do things like fall asleep at nighttime and be active during the …

Sleep

Animal Parasiticides Market Analysis, Size, Applications Share, Trends & Forecast, 2017 – 2024

Considering the huge demand for parasiticides and pet products, it has been observed that many other companies have also been attempting to ramp up …

Merck & Co

California's 230,000-Acre Thomas Fire Is a Unique Public Health Challenge

Wearing masks just won't cut it.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>California’s raging, 230,000-acre Thomas …

Pollution

17 ways California sued the Trump administration in 2017

California has filed a double-digit number of lawsuits against the Trump administration since January.<p>The latest came last week, when state Attorney …

Xavier Becerra

How The Times Compared E.P.A. Enforcement Across Three Administrations

The analysis by The New York Times of the Trump administration’s record in enforcing environmental regulations was based on data compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency and publicly available in its Enforcement and Compliance History Online database.<p>Because the online records are not always …

U.S. Politics

Why a Smart City? Let’s Talk About Energy Efficiency

A lot has been written about the benefits of a smart city to its citizens. Things like better organised activities through city apps, smoother …

Smart Cities

The EPA is prioritizing two New England superfund sites for cleanup

AP,<p>11:11 AM<p>CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says two sites in the Northeast are being prioritized for cleanup including …

Rhode Island

Trump administration facing lawsuit for allowing fracking companies to dump waste in Gulf of Mexico

Donald Trump's administration is facing a lawsuit for permitting oil companies to dump fracking waste into the Gulf of Mexico.<p>The Centre for …

Environment

The Looting of America’s Public Lands

The protections put in place over the last half-century by both political parties to guarantee Americans clean air, clean water and bountiful open space have been coming apart at the seams since President Trump took office. The last few weeks have been particularly brutal for conservationists and, …

Opinion

Arsenic in baby rice cereal higher than FDA recommendation, advocacy group finds

Levels of arsenic in baby rice cereal are much higher than other infant cereals, according to a recent study.<p>And, some are higher than FDA …

Portland, OR