Front Page: Environment
Court Looks At EPA Rule On Cross-State Pollution
Several justices suggested that they believe the EPA did not exceed its authority when it issued its cross-state air pollution rule in 2011.
DiGiorno, Supplier Drop Dairy Farm Over Abuse
An animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
World Health Organization Warns That Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Is A ‘Ticking Time Bomb’
Tuberculosis kills about a million people around the world, but drug-resistant strains are even more deadly, and many victims go undiagnosed.
New Research Links Autism And Air Pollution
Research indicated that children with both the risk genotype and exposure to high air pollution were at increased risk of developing autism.
Perfluorinated Chemicals Studied In Breast Milk, Menopausal Women
PFCs, chemicals used to make non-stick cookware and stain-resistant materials found in breast milk and nursing infants' blood.
Local Leaders Planning For Climate Effects
A presidential task force meets Tuesday, local officials say they want and need federal support but worry about congressional gridlock.
China Seeking To Export Apples To US
In a global agricultural economy, both Chinese and American apple growers hope to make profits by exporting their crop to the other country.
West Virginia Landfills Will Now Accept Often Radioactive Fracking Waste
West Virginia's Marcellus Formation has been found to have a higher level of radioactivity than other formations.
Communities Threatened By Sea Level Rise May Get Help — If Congress Can Pass Legislation
In the last 80 years, Louisiana alone has lost an area of coastal land the size of Delaware.
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