Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
US Mayors To Vote On Climate Change ResolutionU.S. mayors gathered in Texas will decide whether to endorse a call for cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change.
EPA Shifts Greenhouse Gas Permitting To Texas The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave Texas authority over greenhouse gas permitting on Tuesday, ending a long, often bitter battle between the federal agency and the state.
EPA Probe Demands More Water Testing In Texas The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was justified in immediately barring residents in North Texas from using water contaminated with explosive methane and cancer-causing benzene, but additional testing and work needs to be done to assess whether a risk still exists, according to an internal investigation released Tuesday.
Safety Rules Limited For Small Fertilizer Plants Small fertilizer plants nationwide fall under the purview of several government agencies, each with a specific concern and none required to coordinate with others on what they have found.
Drinking Dirty Water: Is America's Water Safety In Jeopardy?Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.