Michigan environmental regulators said Thursday that they reached a long-sought deal with Dow Chemical Co. to clean up to 1,400 residential properties in Midland, home of its corporate headquarters and a plant that polluted the area with dioxin for much of the past century.
I drive across I-70 periodically between St. Louis and Denver. Something unnerving is happening to the farmland that I pass in Kansas. Sinkholes are opening, only yards from the highway.
4 weeks before the BP blowout, Obama builds an alibi ---"I am opening offshore drilling in all the Coastal U.S." Goldman Sachs dumps nearly all of its stock (40%+) in BP, a profitable winner. Days before, they dump the rest.
What is missing in this discussion is how the Antarctic in particular drains this surplus accumulated heat and puts it all back in balance. The core of Antarctica is a close as one can get to the chill of space and the continent acts as our heat sink.
Seagrass meadows can be composed of ancient giant clones, organisms stretching up to nearly 10 miles wide that may be up to tens of thousands of years old, scientists find.
With news that the U.S. honeybee population has been so devastated that some beekeepers will qualify for disaster relief dollars, comes a report from Purdue University that one of the causes of honeybee deaths is - as long suspected - neonicotinoids.
Why do we need to worry about the water we are consuming each and every day?
A recent study conducted by a German university found very high concentrations of Glyphosate, a carcinogenic chemical found in herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup, in all urine samples tested.
Thirty-nine years ago, Congress signed into law a historic piece of legislation that would, for more than three decades, turn the tide of our polluted waterways and hold bid polluters accountable for their actions.
After the Fukushima nuclear accident, Canadian health officials assured a nervous public that virtually no radioactive fallout had drifted to Canada.