The signed measure allows hunters to shoot hibernating bears, set up traps when wolves are resting with their cubs and use aircraft to track and kill wildlife refuges.
United States President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order to dismantle the clean water rule, also known as the Waters of the United States.
This news comes after all EPA staff were allegedly mandated a temporary blackout on media releases and social media activity, as well as a freeze on contract approvals and grant awards.
President-elect Donald Trump appeared to have changed his stance on climate change and said he would be keeping an “open mind” about the Paris Agreement.
In an attempt to make New York City quieter, researchers at Ohio State University and New York University installed microphones outside two buildings on Thursday in Manhattan area.
According to a new report, the carcinogenic “Erin Brockovich” chemical is contaminating tap water of two-thirds of Americans.
While we've been pretty sure for a while that neonicotinioid insecticides threaten honeybees, here is new information on threats from pesticides commonly used on some of the U.S.'s key crops, suggesting our government needs to increase regulation on some agricultural practices.
On Thursday, a federal appeals court overturned the EPA's decision to approve marketing of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide that acts like the same neonicotinoids class associated with bee declines. The blocking of this approval has now put the EPA under careful scrutiny by environmental watchdog groups around the US, with the agency's commitment to pollinator protection being called into question.
On Thursday, a federal appeals court overturned the EPA's decision to approve marketing of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide that acts like the same neonicotinoids class associated with bee declines.
Currently, the U.S. has 989 open and closed landfills, which amounts to a great deal of methane leaking from all that piled waste. The EPA's recent proposal seeks to regulate the emissions of at least 574 of those. The proposals also address controlling fracking emissions.