Environment

Report: Missouri landfill emissions once posed health risks

Sep 21, 2018

A new report says emissions near a troubled St. Louis County landfill posed health concerns for workers and nearby residents, but remediation efforts have largely diminished the risks

2 Wyoming bull elk, locked in battle, get help from humans

Sep 21, 2018

Bull elk fighting for herd dominance in Wyoming get more than bargained for when antlers entwine

Alaska troopers to cite bear watchers who stop on bridges

Sep 21, 2018

Alaska troopers say they will begin issuing citations to people found stopping on bridges on Kodiak Island to watch bears

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

Sep 21, 2018

If you want a straw with your drink or soda with your child's meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

Sep 20, 2018

Duke Energy has activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina

Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

Sep 20, 2018

Tossed net manages to capture space junk in an experiment to clean up debris in orbit

Unsafe lead, copper levels in water at half Detroit schools

Sep 20, 2018

Unsafe levels of lead or copper have been found in drinking water fountains and other fixtures at more than half of Detroit Public Schools Community District buildings

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

Sep 20, 2018

Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be

Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

Sep 20, 2018

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters

US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

Sep 19, 2018

The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site

Weather, 20 December
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