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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.


Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Omaha, NE, Science, Global Warming, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mayfly swarm - or a oebug derechoa signals cleaner environment

The millions of mayflies that lit up the La Crosse, Wisc., weather radar on July 20 are a sign that the water of the Mississippi River is markedly cleaner than just a few decades ago.


Related Topix: Science, La Crosse, WI, Business News

8 hrs ago | China Daily

Artists advocate for environmental protection

Twenty-six young artists from the US and China showcased their original artwork on the importance of protecting the planet as part of an exhibit held at the United Nations in New York on Monday.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science, Photography, Arts, Manhasset, NY

9 hrs ago | Fox News

Poll shows power of message on global warming

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Trigger, US News, Environmental Law, Law

10 hrs ago |

Interests of religious group cana t supersede that of public:High Court

New Delhi, Jul 29 : The Delhi High Court has ruled that the religious interests of a community cannot be allowed to supersede the interests of public at large.


Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Burnham bathing water action plan announced

COMMUNITY leaders say a major action plan will improve the future of Burnham's bathing water quality and reduce the impact of tough new regulations.


Related Topix: Science

11 hrs ago | The Independent

Luxury cruise line accused of offering 'environmental disaster...

Cruise passengers will pay upwards of A 12,000 to see polar bears and humpback whales in their natural habitat - before it disappears Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Crystal Cruises, Cruise Lines, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Science, Travel

15 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Apiculture, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Agriculture

18 hrs ago | Food Technology

Researchers develop new system to test for mercury in water

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by researchers in Adelaide.


Related Topix: Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Oakland, EBMUD reach deal with feds over bay pollution

The city of Oakland, the East Bay Municipal Utility District and six other East Bay cities have reached an agreement with federal environmental regulators to prevent sewage overflows and spills into the San Francisco Bay, officials said Monday.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

The Heartland Institute

UN and its Auspices Bear Responsibility for Global Warming Hysteria

President Obama has made 2014 his "year of action" and plans to use his executive authority to implement various actions of his agenda that are too divisive for Congress to consider.


Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown signs environment pact with Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Gov. Jerry Brown, calling for "heroic efforts" to combat climate change, agreed with Mexican officials Monday to work together on policies to address air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Science, World News, Mexico, California

Science Daily

New species of mayfly discovered in India

Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Dead fish numbers 'expected to rise' thumbnail

OFFICIALS investigating a huge fish kill in Bessbrook River fear that the number of dead fish could rise.


Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Science

Like or don't like EPA's power-plant rule? Now's your turn to tell them why

In a conference call with reporters Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy – who testified before Congress on the rule last week – said that the hearings will give citizens a key opportunity to give their two cents on the proposal, which has generated strong pushback from the power industry and Republicans in Congress.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science


A tale of two carbon taxes

Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Global Warming

WKXW-FM Trenton

Bill would require certified mold technicians

Believe it or not, there aren't many requirements be a mold remediation technician in New Jersey, but new legislation aims to change that.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times

Student, professor examine Lanier, Flat Creek for water quality

Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.


Related Topix: Science, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Michigan Technological University, McNeese State University, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Salisbury Journal

Parks to be protected from fracking

The policy was unveiled as the latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas was opened.


Related Topix: Science