The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced that St. Lucie County will receive more than $2.3 million in grants for several water-quality project.
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Hydraulic fracturing in the Permian Basin of West Texas is being blamed in part for some of the earthquakes in the region according to a new study by the University of Texas at Austin.
Small petroleum refineries in 2020 will get partial exemptions from biofuel blending requirements rather than approval or denial of full exemptions according to an announcement made this week by the EPA.
Former coal strip mines are now meadows that host Rocky Mountain elk and other animals
Animals in the road cause an average of 500 traffic collisions a year in Nevada
Environmentalists express disappointment in the EPA’a newest proposed plan to clean up the Tar Creek Superfund site in northeast Oklahoma.
Two-thirds of bird species in North America, already disappearing at an alarming rate, face extinction unless immediate action is taken to slow the rate of climate change, the National Audubon Society said on Thursday.
PFAS CHEMICALS HAVE been identified in synthetic turf, according to lab tests performed on several samples of the artificial grass that were shared with The Intercept.
Alaska grizzly bears packing on pounds (kilos) for the winter are competing for more than the season’s last salmon. They are also vying for the title of the state’s fattest bear.
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week in a federal court opposing a Bureau of Land Management plan for oil and gas leasing on about a million acres of public lands in western Colorado.
A highly poisonous fungus, with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin, has been identified for the first time in the rain forest near the Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists said on Thursday.
Livestock is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. The picture in Colorado is a little different.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Kansas, Lynne Hinrichsen, highlighted that USDA is providing $150 million in grants through the agency’s Community Facilities Program.
The New Mexico Supreme Court this week denied a Santa Fe-based clean energy group’s petition to declare certain provisions of the state’s new Energy Transition Act unconstitutional.
Two wildlife conservation groups sued the Trump administration this week, asking a judge to help a threatened lizard whose habitat is in the middle of the Permian Basin oil field.
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host an informational meeting to discuss the Henryetta Iron and Metal site on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.
The surge in fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest this year fueled a spike in young children being treated for breathing problems as smoke clouded the air throughout the region, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says
This morning, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture Research Service (ARS) announced the hiring of Dr. Alfonso Clavijo as the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility’s first permanent director.
EPA has given final approval to an Arkansas regional haze reduction plan that rolls back Obama-era requirements for sulfur dioxide scrubbers on two high-polluting power plants.
Emily Hower, a research assistant at Nova Southeastern University doing field work on coral off Key West in Florida, bobs up out of the water and removes her diving mask. The news is not good.
Deanna Caudill hasn’t used an inhaler since she was a child. That all changed for the 25-year-old Wichita State graduate student this month when, after getting a back-to-school cold, she never seemed to recover.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted some refineries full waivers from biofuels regulation for the 2018 compliance year, even though the Department of Energy had recommended partial exemptions, according to an EPA memo seen by Reuters.
Environmentalists and conservationists have growing concerns that the lesser prairie chicken found in western Oklahoma and parts of New Mexico and Texas is facing more threats to its existence. And oil and gas exploration is getting some of the attention.
Last week, the San Diego City Council took the big plunge and decided, in a 7-2 vote, to start buying and selling energy.
The Interior Department late Friday announced it has leased office space for the new BLM headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo. The move to 760 Horizon Drive “is another step in providing better service to the American people and our neighbors in the West,” said Interior Secretary David Bernhardt in a press release, according to POLITICO’s Morning Energy Report.
In the same week that young people across the globe joined a strike to demand action on climate change, Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones outlined a plan for the county to assert itself as a leader on sustainability issues.
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From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday.
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Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry is dedicated to reducing air emissions, while continuing to increase oil and natural gas production. In the United States, greenhouse gas emissions have fallen to their lowest levels since 1992, and between 2011 and 2017 methane emissions fell 24 percent, while oil production rose 65 percent and natural gas rose production 19 percent, according to the EPA and EIA.
An experimental trial to reduce the mosquito population in Brazil through the deliberate release of 450,000 genetically modified mosquitoes has failed miserably
Organizers of an event to bring more attention to what they call the “Climate Crisis” are hoping hundreds or more students walk out of their classes in Tulsa on Friday.
450 Free Trees were handed out to City of Port St. Lucie Residents
Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday.
The final nail in the coffin has been hammered for the 2015 Obama-era Waters of the United States rule, overturned officially by the US Environmental Protection Agency, Thursday, after a lengthy repeal process set in motion early on in the first days of the Trump Administration.
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House.
U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday.
The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach.
Muskogee, Oklahoma is considered to be one of the top 50 cities in the U.S. for having the dirtiest air.
A state agency is boasting of its accomplishments in creating improved conditions of lakes and streams in Oklahoma. It comes as Oklahoma is number one nationally in eliminating polluted streams.
Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change.