Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:30:00 -0500How are scientists tracking the tons of plastic garbage floating on ocean currents? Where will it all end up?
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:17 -0500A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:41:52 -0500Forty years after the discovery of mercury poisoning in a small Canadian town, children there continue to suffer its effects.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 11:49:28 -0500Coal ash, a largely unseen byproduct of electricity production, is leaking from storage ponds, two lawsuits contend, and could be threatening the drinking water of more than a million people.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:49:52 -0500A lawyer for the Flint Water Class Action Team writes that the state has ill served Flint residents.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:17:52 -0500President Trump’s proposed cuts in environmental programs go far beyond climate change. They would also affect clean water, law enforcement and pollution cleanup.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:10:14 -0500On Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown ended the drought emergency for the vast majority of the state, a move that marked the formal end to a water shortage.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:26:39 -0500Groups asked to ban chlorpyrifos from food within 30 days if the Environmental Protection Agency cannot prove it is safe.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:21:14 -0500After years of delays and only after a lawsuit, the state is resolving a crisis it created and which officials had chosen to ignore.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:10:40 -0500Here at the southern tip of the Americas, we have had a frightening preview of climate-change catastrophe.