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A drilling rig in North Dakota near the town of Stanley. Fracking is used in this area to tap oil reserves.
Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee speaks against a proposed hazardous waste facility in Chilliwack at a press conference held on the Fraser River Tuesday.
The news that new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick are on a shortlist of airport expansion options has been welcomed by the airline industry as well as business leaders.
The Government today stepped up its support for shale gas, sparking a fresh row with environmental groups over the controversial process of 'fracking' for energy.
President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is pushing new regulations on power plants-regulations that will kill jobs, jack up your energy costs, and even end up reducing families' income because of the impact on the prices of everything you buy.
A honeybee with bulging pollen sacs and coated with yellow pollen dust visits Gaillardia flowers blooming in a Franklin County flower garden in Pasco, Washington.
The system is called "conditional registration," and it's essentially a way to get pesticides on the market quickly.
Now in its 18th year, the EPA awards program recognizes the design of safer and more sustainable chemicals, processes and products.
John Podesta, former advisor to President Clinton and now an advisor to Barack Obama, is being hailed as a savior by environmental groups hoping to push their agenda through with help from the White House.
The American Academy of Pediatrics have issued a new policy statement urging pregnant women, infants and young children to consume only pasteurized dairy products as opposed to raw milk and milk products.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.
Retail hazardous waste management is an incredibly complex industry from both a logistics and regulatory standpoint.
The Obama administration's push to modernize U.S. ports to accommodate huge new ships that can pass through the widened Panama Canal worries environmentalists who believe U.S. coastlines will be subjected to enormous damage and coastal residents will face increased health risks.
Like most government spending programs, once environmental lobbyists got their way and renewable ethanol biofuels became mandated and subsidized, they have been difficult to eliminate.
Researchers at the University of Toronto have discovered a new greenhouse gas that has the highest impact on global warming to date.
The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal.