CHICAGO (Reuters) - The agricultural unit of German chemicals company Bayer AG said on Friday it will fight a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request to pull one of its insecticides from the marketplace amid concerns that it could harm organisms in streams and ponds.
The Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program unveiled last week by the United States Environmental Protection Agency is a perfect example of what can go wrong when the agency tries too hard to entice an unwilling industry to engage. read more
Location and environmental conditions may influence when gentoo chicks huddle in cold, wet Antarctic conditions, according to new study.
Location and environmental conditions may influence when gentoo chicks huddle in cold, wet Antarctic conditions, according to a study published February 3, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Caitlin Black from the University of Oxford, and colleagues. read more
The Environmental Protection Agency warned of an unfolding toxic water crisis in Flint but was “met with resistance” by Michigan authorities, a fiery congressional hearing into the city’s public health disaster has heard. Expert advice was dismissed, prompting Michigan’s government to issue an...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives has subpoenaed the former Midwest chief of the Environmental Protection Agency over the Flint, Michigan, drinking water crisis, Representative Jason Chaffetz said on Wednesday...
A researcher with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a former city manager have decided not to appear before Congress. Photo by The National Guard
Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman – or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street – after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday. The smoking prohibitions extend bans on smoking […]
Volkswagen Group has until the end of the day Tuesday to submit its final plan to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its illegally polluting 3-liter TDI engines, primarily used in Audi vehicles, reported Automotive News on Monday. Show More Summary
The agreement reached between aboriginal groups known as First Nations, environmental groups and logging companies designates 85 percent of the forest land as permanently protected from logging.
The FBI has joined the US Postal Inspection Service, the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General, and the EPA's Criminal Investigation Division, into the wide-ranging criminal probe of the Flint water crisis, to determine which laws were broken and who broke them in the poisoning of the city.
When the office of Eastern Michigan U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade announced last month that it was assisting an Environmental Protection Agency investigation of the lead crisis in Flint, it was unclear whether that investigation would have a criminal or civil focus. Show More Summary
The Republican presidential candidate's state environmental protection department is moving to seize a strip of beach behind a summer home owned by his brother. Todd Christie says he's fine with the move, which is being done to clear...Show More Summary
The Republican presidential candidate's environmental protection department wants to seize part of a beach behind his brother's summer home in Point Pleasant Beach. The state DEP is suing 86 property owners statewide who refuse to sign easements to let the project proceed.
Logging will now be banned across 85 percent of the rainforest in western Canada
The Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) plays an important role in public health. Environmental health workers perform a down-to-earth job that seeks to protect the public from hazards originating in living environments. The disciplines...Show More Summary
The federal government has played a major role in covering up the poisoning of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, a whistleblower and former senior policy analyst for the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told Radio Sputnik.
It’s been two months since the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency first identified excessive levels of lead in the town of Sebring’s public water system. The post Kasich Lectures On Flint While He Ignores Crisis In His Own State appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s lethargic response to the Flint water crisis makes the agency look like an accomplice after a crime – the poisoning of the city’s water system and assaulting its population. But was EPA’s dawdling in largely poor and black Flint an aberration or part of a pattern of lax oversight and enforcement? […]
National water regulations are “broken” and need urgent repair to avoid a public health crisis, Ohio’s top environmental regulator has warned, amid growing criticism of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to eradicate misleading tests for lead in drinking water. The Ohio EPA said it...