A study of the Hanford Site nuclear reservation’s PUREX plutonium processing plant found it was deteriorating and at risk of releasing radiaoctive contamination into the environment. It proposed risk reduction.
The Trump administration has announced plans to overhaul the federally subsidized National Flood Insurance Program, increasing policy premiums to more accurately reflect flood risk and home values starting in October 2020.
Climate change through the rest of the 21st century could be much more threatening to coastal California than previously anticipated, based on newly published research led by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Florida Department of Agriculture confirmed Wednesday that a Florida cow tested positive for atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy but poses no threat to humans because the disease was detected before the cow was slaughtered.