The Farmers Electric Co-op in Iowa is gearing up to build the state’s biggest solar array. “It keeps our money local,” says the co-op manager.
The feds have been ordered to stop collecting $750 million in annual fees for a nuclear waste dump. That’s because they have no plans to build a nuclear waste dump.
The U.S. is No. 40 on a new list that ranks nations by how much they’re doing to stave off global warming.
Part of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge is being studied for potential Superfund designation, the first time plastic pollution has prompted such consideration.
A company owned by the Koch brothers is storing big piles of petroleum coke, which is blowing into nearby neighborhoods. The city, state, and feds are finally taking action.
The country has decided that screwing the environment, human health, and social stability for the sake of the almighty yuan is not such a hot idea.
Enviros aren’t pleased with Illinois’ proposed regulations. California’s are tougher, but activists continue to push for a fracking moratorium in the state.
Coal plants in Alabama and Kentucky will get the ax, the Tennessee Valley Authority says. Unfortunately, they may be replaced by nuclear and natural gas instead of renewables.
Deforestation had been slowing down over the past decade, but new figures show a 28 percent spike in land clearing compared to the previous year.