While a few of the country's nearly 40,000 dry cleaners are opting for alternatives to the solvent perchloroethylene, most are not.
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Sometime in mid-late September, the Bureau of Land Management is expected to issue a key decision on the controversial "hard rock mining rule".Topics on the Beat:
The deepening standoff between the White House and Congressional investigators over access to information about how the Bush-Cheney administration formed its energy plan may start coming to a head Sept. 6, 2001.
The first state-by-state assessment of asthma prevalence was released Aug. 17, 2001, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Topics on the Beat:
The TipSheet of August 29, 2001, erred in implying that former Ohio EPA chief Donald Schregardus opposed the US-EPA's enforcement initiative against Ohio power plants under the Clean Air Act's New Source Review provisions.Topics on the Beat:
You can still register for the 11th Annual Conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists, which will be held Oct. 17-21, 2001, in downtown Portland, Oregon.Topics on the Beat:
While the tourism industry has grown exponentially in recent years, it plummeted in the wake of Sept. 11 -- evidence of tourism's vulnerability.Topics on the Beat:
Although the US food supply remains among the safest in the world, it also remains a point of vulnerability to terrorist attack.
Is the air inside airplane cabins unhealthful? Federal Aviation Administration should undertake rigorous research to better identify problems and solutions.Topics on the Beat:
The Bush administration seems poised to accept the testing of potentially toxic pesticides on human subjects -- a practice that has raised ethical concerns.Topics on the Beat: