The Tongass National Forest in Alaska is AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest forest. The United States Forest Service is allowing industrial scale clearcutting on thousands of acres of old growth forest and proposes a plan to keep doing it for 15 years.
Fracking waste can contain chemicals, metals and known carcinogens like benzene, which would normally mean the waste is hazardous. But state (and federal) exemptions mean oil and gas waste isn't defined as hazardousâEUR"or properly analyzed, tracked,
Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) has unveiled a new bill that would keep dirty fuels in the ground where they belong. His bill would end all new leases of coal, oil and gas on our public lands, and end renewals for non-producing leases
Right now there is a proposal to build a LNG (light natural gas) terminal on Lelu Island, BC. Lelu Island is situated at the mouth of the Skeena River, the second largest salmon bearing waterway in BC.
U.S. documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that lax safety standards at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa may be to blame for the recent contamination of local drinking water sources.
Supreme Court basically gave Obama the middle finger on his climate change initiatives. Democrats,the Left,are screaming how this will kill thousands of children. They always use children as human shields when they want their way,it's not worki
The pallid sturgeon is fighting extinction due to a loss of habitat. An old, unnecessary dam on the Yellowstone River in Intake, Montana is currently blocking the upstream migration of adult pallid sturgeon, an endangered species of ray-finned fish...
To Presidents of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil: As global citizens, we are deeply concerned about climate change and the rapid devastation of the Amazon forest. We urge you to work in consultation with indigenous communities about Amazon Rainforest!
This agreement, reached by the company and federal prosecutors, represents the largest fine ever issued under the Lacey Act, a landmark environmental law banning the import of illegally sourced timber. Link at bottom to thank Obama administration.
President Obama just released his draft budget for running the country in 2017. Ocean Conservancy is really excited to see that this budget includes funding ocean conservation projects! His budget underscores the importance of coastal resiliency,...
Under a current plan, 33 forests will be cleared, disturbed or reduced to accommodate a new railway line, with an additional 34 seeing secondary impacts. HS2, or High Speed Two, is a Â£56 billion high-speed rail system currently in development in the...