A mining company says it plans to dig for minerals without a federal permit at the edge of the vast wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp, a big step for a once-embattled project that's now benefiting from the Trump administration's rollback of environmental rules.
A proposed wildlife center got a $12 million federal grant after promising to bring millions of dollars and thousands of tourists to eastern Kentucky. Four years later, residents are still waiting for the jobs they were promised.
Public health experts are concerned about a possible resurgence of COVID-19 in food production plants this fall and say more comprehensive testing, physical distancing, and better data reporting are essential to keeping the virus in check.
The composition of the Supreme Court has varied over time, but another number is constant: without fundamental transformation to emissions by 2030, the chances of meeting the Paris climate targets are nil.
Conservation groups sued the Trump administration Wednesday, arguing it failed to fully consider the effects on endangered species when reviewing the environmental damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Long-term exposure to outdoor and household air pollution contributed to over 1.67 million annual deaths from stroke, heart attack, diabetes, lung cancer, chronic lung diseases and neonatal diseases in India in 2019.
The famed deer that roam the city of Nara, in Japan, no longer face discomfort - or far worse - after local companies developed a safe alternative to the plastic packaging discarded by tourists that often ended up in the animals' stomachs.