"Environmental disaster" feared after rocket lights second oil depot on fire in Tripoli amid militia clashes. A fire from fuel tanks near Tripoli's international airport that has been ignited by rocket attacks is out of control as clashes between rival
Kerr McGee contaminated surrounding areas between 1932 and 1973 with radioactive thorium waste material from the making of lantern mantles. The factory is still contaminated. The cleanup company went bankrupt. Cleanup will resume if they get funding.
Seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River Basin for valuable water are drawing more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously believed, a new study finds, the latest indication that an historic drought is threatening the region's future
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidents of acute respiratory sympt