Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has dropped his filibuster threat against EPA nominee Gina McCarthy, but other Republicans are still opposed.
After a citizen made a Freedom of Information Act request for GIS data on the route, the State Department said it doesn't have it.
Washington, D.C., may finally stop requiring buildings near transit lines to provide parking spaces -- a move that saves money and improves quality of life.
New research suggests that cyclones and hurricanes will occur more frequently as the climate changes, challenging previous assumptions.
The blast was just the latest fracking accident in the state, where the industry has a poor safety record.
Residents of northern China lost an average of five years from their lives because the government handed out free coal from 1950 to 1980.
Crazy weather puts all kinds of stress on the country's aging infrastructure. We'll have to invest in upgrades as we face a changing climate.
As emergency crews search for the dead in Lac-Mégantic, environmental officials are confronted with a 60-mile slick of crude on the Chaudière River.
Two years after the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's government is moving toward allowing nuclear reactors to restart. Never mind that many Japanese citizens think that's a terrible idea.