The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given the Charles River a B-plus for water quality, down slightly from last year’s A-minus.
Air purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
It used to be horribly polluted, but it’s far from that now.
A study released this week found unhealthy levels of one or more toxic metals in NH wells.
In the poorest state in New England, where residents already struggle to heat their homes, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution will make new stoves too expensive and prevent Mainers from buying cleaner technology.