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  • Facts about greenhouse gas emissions

    Sprinkled throughout the lead story are "fun facts" about what causes greenhouse gas emissions and what people can do to reduce them

  • Citizens wary of their nuclear neighbor

    Sandia National Laboratories wants to monitor the nuclear waste in a Cold War-era landfill just outside Albuquerque, rather than excavate it or try to move it elsewhere

  • Heard around the West

    Composting roadkill in Montana; Army mules for Afghanistan in Wyoming; obsolete Earth First! Bumper stickers; 100-year-old retiree dies; Butte’s new tourist attraction is a pit

  • Don’t trash Joshua Tree National Park

    Seth Shteir is appalled at the prospect of a gigantic landfill planned for the fragile desert landscape next to Joshua Tree National Park.

  • They shoot horses, don’t they? Not any more

    Americans may be sentimental about their horses, but slaughtering unwanted animals with poison is more cruel and a lot less sensible than using them for horsemeat.

  • The case for filet of filly

    Americans may be sentimental about their horses, but slaughtering unwanted animals with poison is more cruel and a lot less sensible than using them for horsemeat.

  • Wanted: Leak-proof dumps

    Because arid Wyoming built landfills without liners, at least 21 of the state’s dumps are now leaking dangerous chemicals into groundwater

  •  Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley

    Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley

    The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.

  • The incredible journey

    A toilet was among the artifacts the Trash Track project followed across the country from original owner to final destination in a landfill.

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