Are settlements between environmentalists and the federal agencies they sue sweetheart deals?
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Aug 19, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.
by Cally Carswell,
Nov 13, 2011
A small -- and impoverished -- tribe in Nevada suffers from the health impacts of a nearby pollution-spewing coal-fired power plant.
by William Anderson ,
Oct 19, 2011
If you can take a nice deep breath and enjoy a clear blue sky, thank the Clean Air Act.
by Tim Lydon,
Apr 21, 2011
Earth Day, which was first celebrated 40 years ago, was largely created by Gaylord Nelson, a Democratic senator from Wisconsin who fought hard for environmental laws.
by Tim Lydon,
Apr 13, 2010
Air pollution from oil and gas drilling is on the increase
in the Rocky Mountain West, and environmentalists and energy
companies are trying to prevent it from getting any worse
by Ray Ring,
Oct 31, 2005
The EPA has failed to regulate the mercury discharged from cement plants like the one in Durkee, Ore.
by Jeremy Miller,
Jan 19, 2010
The W.R. Grace executives whose company poisoned Libby, Mont., with asbestos from a vermiculite mine finally meet their victims face-to-face in a Montana courtroom.
by Andrea Peacock,
Apr 09, 2009
The state of California pioneered pollution-control
efforts decades ago in response to L.A. smog, and today, the
Western states are hoping to set the course for national action on
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Mar 06, 2006
California’s two largest utility companies are
encouraging farmers to switch from polluting diesel irrigation
pumps to electric ones
by J.M. McCord,
Feb 07, 2005