While Flint residents were being exposed to lead in drinking water, “management weaknesses” at the EPA’s Great Lakes region office delayed the federal response.
The Great Toxic Slime Outbreak of 2018 has befouled the Caloosahatchee River, the river of my childhood. I needed to see for myself, so I grabbed my cameras and headed south to Fort Myers and Cape Coral.
On this week's Beyond the Headlines, Peter Dykstra and Host Bobby Bascomb discuss President Donald Trump's pardoning of the Hammond father-son duo. Then, a very determined Western Gull that hitched a ride across the Bay Area in search of food. Finally in the history lesson, a look back to the creation of the Korean Demilitarized Zone and how it has benefited wildlife.
We learned a lot about double negatives and grammar this week. We didn't see a lot of headlines about rollbacks to health and environmental protections.
How are cyber security and environmental health linked? Just look at the health mess – still! – in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria leveled the grid.
Here's how to think about this: You read an article about remote galaxies detected by the Hubble Space Telescope, with amazing photographs. You're skeptical. So you grab binoculars and go take a look. Nothing. That's the FDA looking for BPA effects.