Consumers might not think their breakfast cereal could bring bits of pesticides to the kitchen table, but a new study links oats and oat-based snacks popular with children to a weed-killing poison found in Roundup.
From around the web
As the number of dead or stranded live seals washing up along the coast from northern Massachusetts to southern Maine continues to increase dramatically, marine mammal experts are considering influenza or environmental pollution as potential explanations.
The Trump administration's proposed replacement for the Obama-era Clean Power Plan would greenlight a landmark change to EPA's New Source Review permitting program while allowing more emissions of pollutants linked to premature deaths, according to the plan's supporting documents released today.
Major wildfires are delivering choking haze to much of the western United States.
The dominant pollinator is under siege, straining the business of farming. Now growers are turning to alternative species to help their crops.
Analysts predict EU carbon price, which has tripled in a year, will continue to rise into next decade, driving a fuel switch from coal to gas in power generation.
The Trump administration unveiled its overhaul of pollution rules for coal-fired power plants, and its analysis shows an increase of up to 1,400 premature deaths annually.
Backers say their method will avoid the environmental toll incurred in Canada’s oil sands — some others aren’t so sure — and will yield profits at half the current price of crude.
Authorities in Alaska say they have identified two poachers who reportedly killed a female black bear and her cubs from footage taken at the animals' den in April.
Tons of fish have been collected and burned in Lee County. The bloom now stretches from the south end of Tampa Bay to the Marco Island area.
The challenge is undeniably enormous. Huge economic pressures continue the exponential growth curve of plastic production, with no solutions capable of dealing with the problem at scale.
Environmental advocates are getting a strong whiff of justice from American courthouses lately, and oddly, the victories smell worse than the setbacks.