by Jeff Spross Posted on July 24, 2014
Iowa's GOP governor is "giving in" to utilities according to his Democratic rival, following the truly byzantine death of a federal solar grant.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 23, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
The Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail today, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 2, 2014
The EPA said the plan is needed not only to reduce climate change, but to reduce air pollution that winds up harming public health.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on April 25, 2014
The update is the first change to the anti-pollution law since 1989, and expands its scope along with its ability to punish individual and corporate polluters.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 24, 2014
Tangible action is being taken to improve safety in Bangladesh. What about the world's other garment workers?
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 23, 2014
The West, Texas fertilizer explosion that killed 14 and injured hundreds could have been prevented with better oversight.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 17, 2014
Fifteen people dead, millions of dollars' worth of damage, and a leaky patchwork of agency oversight still haven't prompted action.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 4, 2014
The proposed law has been stripped of some of its most sweeping protections.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 19, 2014
A major utility group overshot how much previous rules for sulfur dioxide emissions would hike electricity rates by 16 to 24 percent.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 7, 2014
Researchers looked at the effect nitrogen dioxide has on the heart, and found the changes encourage cardiovascular disease.