The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday approved an Army Corps of Engineers permit for the Kensington Mine in Alaska to discharge tailings into a small lake, even though it is likely to kill all the fish.
West Virginia's "Environmental Protection Secretary Randy Huffman said Wednesday his agency is continuing to allow coal slurry to be injected underground at 13 locations in West Virginia, despite being unable to tell lawmakers if the process is safe."
"California is accusing Target Corp. of being a poor environmental citizen."
The District of Columbia's city council is poised to tax disposable plastic and paper bags and to use the revenue to clean up the trash-strewn Anacostia River.
A company that collects used electronic equipment for "recycling" comes under fire from activists who say the waste is sent to developing countries and mishandled.
The toxic, PCB-laced sediment now being dredged from the Hudson River has to go somewhere -- a landfill in Texas.
Terry and Sandy Gupton are worried for the health of both their cattle and themselves. They live near the stretch of the Emory River clogged with coal ash sludge from a Dec. 22, 2008, spill from a TVA plant.
Billy Wolfe, of the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram, learns more about the chemicals in the hydraulic fracturing fluid used by gas-drilling companies.