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Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. In a surprise development, the state Assembly approved legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags in California and the bill is expected to be approved by the state Senate and by Governor Jerry Brown, the Mercury News $ reports.
6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.
Relatively dry regions of California such as Southern California rely on fresh water imported from far-away sources like the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, pictured above.
Haw Riverkeeper Elaine Chiosso is among those locally who support the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands nationwide.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.
BP's Whiting Refinery as seen from 121st Street in Whiting on August 27, 2014 shortly after a reported explosion at the facility.
Madeline Schmitt joined the News 12 Team as a morning reporter in June 2014 and is thrilled to wake up with you every weekday.
Millions of state dollars have been poured into water conservation practices like no-till or cover crops as part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, however, they have stayed as one-time funding projects.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday a settlement with DuPont Corp. for allegedly releasing hazardous substances into the Kanawha River in West Virginia over a four-year span.
Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution.
A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.
Pregnant women should stop eating all forms of tuna, even the canned light variety, due to risks of mercury exposure, says Consumer Reports.
Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars, and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that Cumberland County High School and Middle School teacher Angela Whittaker has been awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.
Seacast was a lemon when it came to handling hazardous waste, but the Marysville company is going to use a new "water blast" system to turn it into lemonade.
The share of energy produced by coal-burning power plants, like the Navajo Generating Station, shown here, would be reduced in favor of natural gas generation and renewable sources over the next 15 years under an EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions.
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from its "North Line" pipeline near Torbert in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:22 pm
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