When we think of pollution, we think of our planet: stripped forests paved asphalt black, sterile red rivers, brown-gray skies and creeping slums over once virgin land. We imagine massive dumps of civilized waste, the extermination of species and temperatures which bake the earth like a neglected oven. We mourn the global home in which […]
GOP lawmakers support the removal of a rule that requires companies to capture and reuse wasted methane from their drills, which could cost taxpayers $23 million in lost revenue annually.
Across the country, oil and gas companies allow massive quantities of natural gas, worth billions of dollars, to leak into the air — and when it happens on federal lands, it’s the American public who loses. A new interactive tool lets users see, in real time, just how much American-owned gas private companies waste every second.
Republican leaders in Congress say they’ll use an obscure rule called the Congressional Review Act ( CRA ) to roll back the Methane Waste and Prevention Rule as early as next week. The rule, finalized by the Bureau of Land Management...Show More Summary
Auto-centric standards and zoning requirements have led to too much parking being built around transit stations, leaving many parking spaces empty and wasting valuable land that could be better used, according to a study.
Click here for reuse options! The U.S. and Europe are responsible for approximately 60 percent of all food waste—with more than a fifth arising from spoilage. Farmers are starting to rethink spoilage. Climate change, increasing land,...Show More Summary
Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse. These neglected places, while often having a negative impact on the environment and surrounding community, are simultaneously part of our cultural heritage. Show More Summary
Note: Lots of colorful language. It's like a rainbow it's so beautiful. This is a video of Ozzy Man narrating what is unarguably one of the greatest drunk fights in history. This guy is so drunk he's trying to land punches and kicks from like ten feet away, and only manages to hurt himself. Show More Summary
Every person asking Mayweather questions in an interview has to feel like Manny Pacquiao trying to land a big shot on him back in May 2015
Being both famous and a woman seems like fun. As long as you don't mind having your privacy infringed upon, your looks constantly scrutinized, and your jokes stolen. Just ask Emma Stone. The La La Land star, who is featured on the cover...Show More Summary
A series that just landed on Netflix wastes little time getting into subject matter that some viewers may find shocking. Decider reports that the show, the racy costume drama “Versailles,” has already caused a “ruckus” in Great Britain with its...
The legal fight to defend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) recent efforts to prevent oil and gas companies from wasting methane on public and tribal owned land continued yesterday.
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The city of Atlanta will soon deploy Rubicon Global’s technology to improve its waste management services — a first for the smart waste and recycling startup whose customers until now have been public corporations. Rubicon’s Michael Allegretti, director of public policy, told Environmental Leader the company’s mission is to create... Read more »
"This land is our past, present and future and we don’t want a nuclear waste dump on it."
On Tuesday the Department of Interior announced the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public and American Indian trust lands. It replaces a 30-year-old regulation controlling...Show More Summary
Today the Bureau of Land Management finalized new rules that limit the amount of methane oil and gas companies can leak, vent, or flare on the 245 million acres of taxpayer-owned and tribal lands. This is a huge, $330 million dollar problem according to a recent study from ICF international.
Walt Disney World is using iPhones and sensors in a trash-tracking pilot that aims to eliminate overflowing garbage cans.
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THE WASTE LAND: It’s National Poetry Day, but these days, The Noble Art Is Not So Noble, David Solway writes, discussing that artform’s long slow painful slide into PC irrelevance. It certainly would be interesting to be a fly on the wall if T.S. Eliot and Maya Angelou actually were talking shop and comparing the […]