Colombia is the second-largest producer of Arabica coffee, but changing climate, soil, and precipitation patterns are already altering the harvest volume, production techniques, and even the taste of coffee.
Will the acid mine drainage that pollutes thousands of miles of streams in Pennsylvania and Western Maryland ever be erased? Will remaining coal waste piles, acidic streams, underground fires, dangerous high walls and barren soil ever be gone from the landscape?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed plan that outlines the proposed cleanup strategy to address contaminated site-wide groundwater and soil associated with the PCE Southeast Contamination Superfund Site in York.
A study published Monday in Nature Sustainability calculates that abandoned oil and gas wells cover more than 2 million acres of the U.S. And if that land is restored, it could deliver billions of dollars in benefit for a fraction of the cost of restoration.
The planet's drylands aren't getting drier as a result of global warming, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. Scientists found a few key soil moisture-atmosphere feedback mechanisms are preventing Earth's drylands from becoming more arid.
State Department of Environmental Conservation technicians in coming weeks will take soil and water samples around the Norlite aggregate plant to see if PFAS from firefighting foam incinerated there poses a pollution and possible health threat.
Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.