BP vented 500,000 pounds of chemicals from a refinery in 2010. Now it's being sued by neighbors who had to breathe that carcinogenic cocktail.
Instead of trying to pump out all floodwater, officials want to corral it into areas that serve as parks during drier times. Rain gardens, bioswales, and canals will help too.
The childhood obesity rate in the U.S. appears to have plateaued, but the prevalence of "extreme obesity" continues to rise.
Fukushima shmookushima. That's what Japanese officials said as they convinced IOC officials to let them host the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Not only were both of Shell's exploratory drilling rigs in the Arctic damaged in accidents last year; they both violated the Clean Air Act.
The president pledged in June that he would lead global climate efforts. With these new pacts, it looks like he's actually trying.
Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott once called climate science "absolute crap." His first order of business: Scrap the country's climate programs.
So go on out and buy that 65-inch plasma TV on credit -- you're good for it. Or, wait, maybe that's not quite the whole story ...
As the USDA prepares to remove inspectors from poultry factory lines, food-safety groups and the Government Accountability Office are raising concerns.