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Critics Warn About Senate GOP Bill That Would Give Industry More Power

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed a bill out of committee, Regulatory Accountability Act, that environmentalists say interferes with rules that protect public health and wildlife. The act...

Keeping Defiant and Staying Sane in the Age of Trump

In her 1987 book “On Boxing,” Joyce Carol Oates quotes a letter from a sportswriter friend who compared watching a boxing match to “bad...

Scientists Purged From EPA Review Board for “Industry Experts”

Congressional Republicans have long complained that the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 18-member Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) were rubber-stamping new EPA regulations, according to The Washington...

A New Road Map to Less Wasteful Road Construction

The world has about 24.8 million miles of roads that required hundreds of millions of barrels of oil for development. Engineer Toby McCartney, founder of Scotland-based MacRebur,...

This Petro-State’s Investments in Renewable Energy Puts the US to Shame

In the summer of 2015, The Atlantic ran a story about Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammad Al Saud, a member of the family...

This Pipeline Has Spilled Over 1 Million Gallons of Oil and Natural Gas into...

While the Environmental Protection Agency has been targeted for budget cuts, natural resources throughout the United States are under threat. Lake Michigan and a...

Trump’s New Executive Order Could Pull National Monuments Designated by Clinton and Obama

Trump is expected to sign an executive order Wednesday allowing examination of all national monuments going back two decades. According to The Hill, people...

Bill Nye Bashes CNN For Including Climate Change Skeptic on Earth Day Panel

Prior to the pro-science marches on Earth Day, Bill Nye participated in a CNN panel about climate change. The discussion was kicked off by...

This Solar Powered Water Wheel Has Removed Over a Million Tons of Trash

Baltimore is keeping its harbor clean with two anthropomorphic trash wheels - “Mr. Trash Wheel” and his new sidekick "Professor Trash Wheel." The trash wheel...

This Nebraska Farmer Schools Fox News on Hazards of Keystone XL Pipeline

Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup – representing about 90 other landowners – appeared on Fox News to discuss abandoning plans to build the Keystone XL...