In this week’s Environment Update, we check out the Supreme Court’s rebuke of the EPA’s mercury rules and what’s being done to curb algae blooms in Lake Erie.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s first comprehensive survey of river health found that 55 percent of streams and rivers in the U.S. are in poor condition. What’s worse, for our area, is that a greater percentage of waterways east of the Mississippi were in poorer health than those to the west.
During this election year, pro-coal anti-Obama billboards, rallies and ads are popping up in coal states like Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Opponents of Obama regulations are shuttering existing coal-fired power plants and scaring off investors in future facilities. But some say coal's evolving story is a lot more complicated.
On Tuesday a federal judge threw out a federal guidance that aimed to reduce water pollution from Appalachian coal mining operations.
Over the last few years, the USEPA has taken an increased interest in regulating and monitoring hydraulic fracturing.
Pennsylvania and New York are among the Great Lakes states that will have to decide soon about how to handle ballast from ships that ente
The Environmental Protection Agency Issued its first ever rules to regulate emissions from hydraulic fracturing.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has just unveiled the first ever national carbon standards for new power plants.
In 2008 Congress tasked the U.S.