The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new rule covering acid gas emissions from a few small power plants that reduce waste left behind from mining operations by burning it to produce electricity.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is delaying the normally required shift to summertime gasoline blends after the coronavirus pandemic caused a plummet in demand, leaving, pipelines, refineries, and storage tanks full of winter-grade fuel.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced, after careful review of the best available evidence, it would retain, without changes, standards for particulate matter pollution, more commonly known as soot.
A project operated by Verily Life Sciences to wipe out mosquitos that spread diseases including dengue fever, malaria, West Nile virus, and Zika among others, is having success in tests at three sites in California.
The candor is refreshing. It is rare to see a public official openly resting upon the justification of Napoleon, the despot in George Orwell's novel, Animal Farm: "Some pigs are more equal than others."
Numerous cities and states with plastic bag bans are suspending these policies in response to public health concerns raised about the safety of alternative reusable bags during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The American Medical Association and many other professional organizations demand “peer-reviewed science” before they will recommend or even accept the re-purposing of a long-established anti-malaria drug to treat or prevent COVID-19.
More than half of the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management’s Washington, D.C. staff have quit rather than accept transfers to Colorado and other western states to be closer to the lands they manage.
Senate Democrats who passed Senate Bill 3150 which would impose a $40 per metric ton tax on of carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2021, incrementally increasing the tax rate in stages to reach a price of $80 per metric ton by 2030.
The Trump administration finalized updates to the nation’s fuel economy standard, saying the new rule will better protect air quality, consumer choice, and public safety than the previous rule issued during Barack Obama’s presidency.