NOAA's new tool makes it easy to identify and find basic information about the 1,637 US marine protected areas.
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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:
MIT researchers have been using custom-made sensors planted on trash in New York City, Seattle, and London to track the circuitous route that trash takes each day. Similar efforts are planned for other cities.
Users of athletic fields, parks, and playgrounds with artificial turf may face risks from dozens of potentially harmful synthetic chemicals in the ground-up recycled tires used to make it.