With ocean levels rising, many other bodies of water are affecting cities, too. The Great Lakes are overflowing with record-breaking levels, and 2020 is projected to see no relief.
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new proposal to better address the issue of lead-contaminated water sources in U.S. cities. While it’s the first major update in nearly 30 years, some think it is not a significant change at all.
The state of North Carolina is making state-wide changes to improve its energy sourcing and environmental impact. The state first rejected the idea that burning wood pellets for fuel qualifies as low-carbon, renewable energy. But it has taken some conflicting actions since.
A recent oil spill in Brazil is covering beaches, affecting wildlife, and causing a national concern—but it’s not Brazil’s. President Jair Bolsonaro told reporters that the oil spanning 100 beaches in Brazil is not of Brazilian origin, but that claim is being investigated.
Yesterday, the world’s largest gathering of environmental journalists convened in the state of Colorado. The five-day conference will focus on a number of environmental issues.
As of September 27, OSHA signed an alliance with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). The goal? To better protect workers in the waste industry.
Trump’s EPA recently accused San Francisco of violating the Clean Water Act. Not only do local officials deny the claims, but they said it’s a fraudulent attack from Trump on the Democratic California state.
Applications for funding for waterway trash reduction projects for the Gulf of Mexico are due no later than November 22, 2019.
Global icon and climate activist Greta Thunberg is one of four winners for Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award. She has also been nominated for the actual Nobel Peace Prize, winners to be announced.
Environmental experts believe we can still halt a mass environmental catastrophe – if we act fast. Read about the main ways experts say the world can curb emissions.