The WatchDog's special Gulf oil spill issue includes stories on media access problems, withholding of information by US EPA and misleading statements by BP, mystery dispersant ingredients, BP's new ex-Cheney spokesperson, prohibiting cleanup workers talking to media, and detaining rig survivors till they sign two statements.
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A new Web tool summarizes by state the number of smaller dischargers whose actions have been reviewed, the number that had a serious violation of their permit, and the number against whom a state took enforcement action.
NOAA's new tool makes it easy to identify and find basic information about the 1,637 US marine protected areas.
A March 23, 2010, Greenwire article reports that the draft Kerry-Lieberman-Graham climate bill may include language to keep potentially toxic ingredients from gas drilling secret from the public whose health may be harmed by them.Topics on the Beat:
A new project of EPA and the National Renewable Energy Lab will analyze development potential for wind, solar, or small hydro power at contaminated sites in various stages of cleanup.
Three organizations file a lawsuit against the USFWS, a new study finds three strains of GE maize likely damaged organs of rats that ate the foods for just three months, pesticide use associated with GE crops may actually be greater than for traditional crops, and GE seed prices skyrocket.
John Wonderlich of the Sunlight Foundation has been tracking the Federal Communications Commission plan.
It may be worth covering an auto show near you this year, since greener cars of many stripes are drawing more attention by manufacturers, consumers, and regulators.
A new tool makes finding, understanding, and communicating science easier for environmental reporters.
Flat-screen TVs can be stunningly energy-inefficient. New California standards could shift manufacturing processes significantly.Region: