by Ari Phillips Posted on May 19, 2015
Last year California passed a statewide ban on plastic bags. Now the Legislature is considering a ban on microbeads, tiny particles found in many personal care products.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on May 8, 2015
Researchers have found that a commonly-used hormone persists in the environment longer and in higher concentrations than previously thought.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 28, 2015
The rate of mountaintop removal mining may have slowed in the U.S., but the practice is still encroaching on many Appalachian communities.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 15, 2015
In its first 100 days, the 114th Congress has cast more roll call votes on energy and environmental issues than on any other issue.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on March 20, 2015
"It feels ridiculous to have a discussion about lifting the ban on oil exports and not talk about climate change."
by Samantha Page Posted on March 11, 2015
North Carolina's environmental agency has issued the largest fine in its history to Duke Energy for coal ash contamination.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 4, 2015
A dozen wells used to pump oil and gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 12, 2015
Two congressmen want to ensure that kids learn about nature while experiencing the outdoors.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 27, 2015
"These violations are not 'paperwork' violations, but lapses that pose serious risks to workers, the environment and public health."
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 14, 2015
The Regulatory Accountability Act is a stealth attack on measures put in place by previous Congresses to protect public health and environmental quality.