Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in an interview that he will emphasize the importance of curbing marine debris during an upcoming summit with his Group of 20 counterparts in Japan, rather than seeking new action on climate change.
The Lake George Association recently reminded people who live near that lake to take actions to protect the valuable body of water. It's good advice for people around Lake Champlain and other waterways, as well.
SPRINGFIELD — Four in five Illinois quarries that backfill with concrete and other demolition waste show higher-than-acceptable levels of toxins, according to state sampling results obtained by The Associated Press.
The Ohio River Valley, like the rest of the U.S., stands at a crossroads of energy and industry, facing decisions about whether to turn toward a future of renewable energy and a green jobs revolution or one of shale gas and plastics.