The Bush administration seems poised to accept the testing of potentially toxic pesticides on human subjects -- a practice that has raised ethical concerns.
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A federal judge in Oregon told the National Marine Fisheries Service on Sept. 10, 2001, to either define a genetic difference between wild and hatchery fish or reconsider protecting the wild fish under the Endangered Species Act.Topics on the Beat:Region:
The fight over new mining regulations has hit the courtroom.Topics on the Beat:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adopted new internal guidelines on Oct. 31, 2001, to standardize management of wetlands mitigation projects.Topics on the Beat:
Automotive technicians can suffer long-lasting nerve damage after occupational exposures to n-Hexane.Topics on the Beat:
It's the latest second-hand smoke issue: motorized vs. nonmotorized winter sports.Topics on the Beat:
Bike sharing programs are becoming an increasingly popular way to provide affordable transportation that requires less energy, while boosting various sectors of the economy.
The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Feb. 12-16, 2009, offers at least 67 sessions devoted directly to one aspect or another of the environment beat.
Flood maps for riparian areas and coastal zones are in need of significant improvement, according to a new National Academies report. The benefits of implementing the improvements would substantially outweigh the costs.