The Ganga River, known as the Ganges under British rule, is one of the most revered waterways in the world -- and also among the most polluted. Stretching from the Himalayan foothills to the Bay of Bengal, it provides water…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
An industry once based on small, independent farms is evolving into large operations housing thousands of animals under one roof. The change is helping make beef, poultry and pork more affordable. But animal waste from the mega-farms has fouled waters.
By John Flesher, Associated Press
Researchers sampled drinking water at more than 40 locations in 31 states between May and December of 2019.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
The Department of Environmental Quality said in a press release that it will be the largest coal ash cleanup in the nation’s history.
By Associated Press
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
A congressional watchdog agency report says the Trump administration’s reluctance to directly acknowledge global warming is deterring efforts to safeguard Superfund sites.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
A toxic brew lingers in the skies over India, created by everything from agricultural burning to industrial pollution. Cars are also a major contributor, with roughly 1400 vehicles added to the roads daily. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examined…
By Tom Krisher, Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The U.S. Justice Department opened an antitrust probe into the July deal between Honda, Volkswagen, Ford and BMW to agree to stricter emissions standards than preferred by President Donald Trump.
President Trump is keeping a signature pledge to roll back environmental regulations as part of his goal of boosting the coal industry. His new Affordable Clean Energy rule favors incremental improvements and grants discretion to individual states to determine whether…
From Vancouver to Halifax, plastic plates, plastic bags and plastic straws may be on their way out. But critics say other products are problems too.
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