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.
According the Environmental Protection Agency, half of all that advertising mail gets tossed right in the trash without being read.
The EPA wants to dramatically tighten emission standards for new wood stoves starting next year.
With so much snow on the ground, finding a place to put it all is becoming a problem.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
Some people have already been moved out by the Environmental Protection Agency and others are worried they will never be able to sell their houses.