"An E&E News reporter spends six weeks on an icebreaker with scientists who are unraveling the mysteries of the Arctic."
"The EPA routinely fails to disclose many new chemical documents it is required to make public under the Toxic Substances Control Act, environmental and worker advocates charge."
"U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Tuesday he was signing a memo to reduce agency-funded animal testing, vowing to almost completely end the practice by 2035."
"For many kids, heading back to school means more than resuming classes and homework. It means getting back to clubs and student organizations focused on sustainability — everything from composting and recycling to reducing food waste and promoting cleaner oceans and waterways."
There’s nothing like firsthand reporting, even if it means taking a freighter 1,300 miles to the remotest edge of the Hawaiian Archipelago to visit a newly expanded marine national monument. The latest EJ InSights recounts two journalists’ island-hopping journey and their efforts to capture and organize extensive multimedia for an eventual 14-part package. Plus, why they froze their underwear.
"The former head of the Climate and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to file a whistleblower complaint, E&E News has learned."
"Over and over, Michigan environmental regulators sounded alarms as they reviewed a proposed large, open-pit ore mine in the Upper Peninsula near the Menominee River, prized for walleye fishing and a major tributary to Lake Michigan. ... Then the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and then-Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved the mine anyway."
"The Trump administration took its final step Monday to weaken the Endangered Species Act, a bedrock law that brought the bald eagle, the American alligator, the California condor, the humpback whale and the grizzly bear back from the brink of extinction."
"The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself."