"This Montana cattle ranch is trying to ensure its operations benefit wildlife—and yes, that means wolves, too."
EJToday: Top Headlines
- Source: Pacific Standard, 07/09/2015
"MINIDOKA, Idaho -- Invasive cheatgrass is overtaking native plants, priming this semiarid desert for fiercer and more frequent wildfires. The big loser in this ecological coup occurring throughout the Great Basin: the greater sage grouse."Source: Greenwire, 07/09/2015
"Environmental Defense Fund-backed studies of 30,000 Barnett Shale wells shows the EPA has vastly underestimated emissions."Source: InsideClimate News, 07/09/2015
"As she knocked on the federal government's door for aid in the wake of a damaging earthquake in 2011, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) avoided talking about one aspect of the earthquake -- its cause."Source: EnergyWire, 07/09/2015
"If you only focused on the United States, you might think coal's days were numbered."Source: Vox, 07/09/2015
"A 2,400-ton chunk of granite broke loose last week from the towering Half Dome formation in Yosemite National Park, altering one of North America's most popular rock-climbing routes, but no one was hurt and casual visitors will probably never notice."Source: Reuters, 07/09/2015
"The Obama administration on Tuesday strongly criticized a Republican budget proposal that would undermine regulatory work at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Interior."Source: Huffington Post, 07/08/2015
"QUITO, Ecuador — Pope Francis on Tuesday called for increased protection of the Amazon rain forest and the indigenous people who live there, declaring that Ecuador must resist exploiting natural riches for “short-term benefits,” an implicit rebuke of the policies of President Rafael Correa."
"In another setback for Shell Oil’s summer Arctic drilling plans, a ship headed for the Shell prospect in the Chukchi Sea off northwest Alaska was forced to return to Dutch Harbor Friday after a hole was discovered in its hull."Source: ENS, 07/08/2015
"The Obama administration on Tuesday announced an initiative to help low- and middle-income Americans gain access to solar energy, part of a series of steps President Obama is taking to tackle climate change, according to administration officials."
Drilling companies see further profits and longer well life in reworking the wells that have been producing hydrocarbons from hydraulic fracturing in horizontal well bores.Source: Bloomberg, 07/08/2015
"Coal production from the controversial mountaintop removal mining technique has dropped nearly two thirds in the last six years."Source: The Hill, 07/08/2015
"A St. Louis County jury has found that Monsanto is not liable in a series of deaths and illnesses suffered by people who were exposed to the PCBs manufactured by the company until the late 1970s."Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 07/08/2015
"Some children’s crayons—marketed with colorful characters such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers and Mickey Mouse—and play crime lab kits contain cancer-causing, lung damaging asbestos fibers, according to a report released today."Source: EHN, 07/08/2015
"The CVS Health Corporation said on Tuesday that it would resign from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce after revelations that the chamber and its foreign affiliates were undertaking a global lobbying campaign against antismoking laws."