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In a rare display of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, a group of key senators unveiled legislation Wednesday that would require chemical companies to provide more health and safety information about their products and give regulators more power to force...
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.Q: What can you tell me about the Kay Hagan "clean air" advertisement featuring little kids talking about asthma? Are those North Carolina children? Are they professionals? Where was it filmed? Any information on this would be interesting and fun to know....
Ventura County StarAn environmental group in Santa Barbara said Tuesday a petroleum production company agreed to significantly improve its management of polluted runoff from an oil field in the hills above the beaches of northern Ventura County. The pollution often goes...
As the Obama administration launches a broad investigation of flame retardants used in furniture and other household goods, the nation's top environmental regulators are running into the limitations of a federal law that makes it practically impossible to...
Although recommendations of what we should and shouldn't eat bewilder us and make any cuisine feel like the weighing of lesser evils, it isn't exactly responsible to recommend the many ways to enjoy salmon "because it's plentiful and popular" [April 25,...
Milwaukee Journal SentinelSpring made a tentative showing last Tuesday in southeastern Wisconsin. As the sun dropped in the west, the last stubborn snow banks melted and gentle waves lapped on the shores of lakes. The air wasn't warm, but it had that hint of softness that...
Miami HeraldNo one knows if Florida is going to be the next frontier for the new generation of oil and gas drilling known as fracking, but state legislators say -- just in case -- it's time to write rules to require disclosure of the controversial technology. The...
WASHINGTON -- A dozen states and cities and three major environmental groups have notified the Environmental Protection Agency that they plan to sue the regulator unless it issues final rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants. On...
Think you are being ripped off at the gas pump? One California lawmaker wants to give the public a place to contact with complaints of price manipulation or other shenanigans. Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) has proposed creation of an Office of Fuel...
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WASHINGTON -- A coalition of energy companies, environmentalists and Pennsylvania-based philanthropies announced Wednesday the creation of a center that would provide more stringent standards for fracking and natural gas development in the Eastern...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The oil and gas industry is trying to ease environmental concerns by developing nontoxic fluids for the drilling process known as fracking, but it's not clear whether the new product will be widely embraced by drilling companies....
For a class of troublesome flame retardants, this appeared to be the end of an era. After years of study, scientists in the U.S. and Europe had reached an alarming conclusion: Flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, build up...
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