Climate Change efforts are not looking good under the Trump administration after EPA receives a 31 budget cut from the 2018 budget outline. WH budget director thinks that spending on climate change efforts is a waste of money.
President Donald Trump's recent scuffle with the scientific community is making one of the greatest mind in this generation to feel unwelcome in the United States.
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.
Trump has made the climate research community anxious, shifting the focus and funding away from government efforts that delve on climate change such as NASA's earth sciences program and appointment of Myron Ebell as head of the EPA transition.
US President-elect Donald Trump has been open with his view on climate change being a hoax, and now, Trump has tapped one of the most popular climate skeptics, Myron Ebell, to lead the US EPA transition.
Climate change denier Myron Ebell to lead the Environmental Protection Ageny during Trump's administration.
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.
Following a recent study that showed high methane output from oil and gas development, the EPA has proposed new regulations to reduce methane emissions from the industry by 2025.
The nation's largest estuary has a slightly smaller oxygen-free zone this year, although researchers say it is still "significant."
You might think that only high levels of air pollution above the EPA standard are dangerous, but new research shows that even low-level air pollution poses a risk to the human population, and is linked to death.
It's no secret that the world's pollinators have been having a rough time of things these past few decades. It's also no secret that pesticides - at least in part - are to blame. Now new research has determined that sprays commonly used to control mosquito populations in the United States may also be having an adverse effect on common butterfly populations.