US Supreme Court will decide if Lower Slate should be disposal site for mine wastes.
On Saturday morning, an hour or so before Chicago's annual St. Patrick's Day parade, members of Chicago's Journeymen Plumbers Union added about 40 pounds of dye to the Chicago River, temporarily transforming a stretch of the waterway into a vivid green.
For now, the first lady avoids policy issues, sticking to meet-and-greets with federal workers and citizens.
Organic waste becomes salable compost – and millions in carbon credits.
Most companies that are hit with large environmental sanctions fail to disclose this information to the Securities and Exchange Commission, as required by law, a researcher at the University of Arkansas has found.
In an interview with the Times, Lisa Jackson, the new EPA administrator, said that she has asked her staff to prepare documentation for an "endangerment finding" under the Clean Air Act, to determine whether or not carbon dioxide is a pollutant that poses a threat to public health and welfare.