The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has proposed to renew Rio Tinto's current water quality permits to discharge polluted mine water being drained from mining shafts on the company's private property near Oak Flat.
New York made the bold decision to prohibit fracking for shale gas because of risks to air, water, land, and health. But the state faces other threats from oil and gas development-including growing volumes of toxic fracking waste from operations
In the past decade the Orphan Basin, off the coast of Newfoundland, has been a prize that the oil industry wants to claim. Recently, new studies have shown that the potential for oil is much higher than originally thought.
Ocean planning is a rare opportunity for ocean lovers to lock in protections for both recreation and the environment into the future. But the governing body who is creating the ocean plan needs some encouragement. Please take one minute and send them
Last month, more than 74,000 National Wildlife Federation supporters and conservation partners urged the U.S. Forest Service to protect the 1.1 million acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota from dangerous sulfide-ore copper mining.
Monsanto has a long and infamous history of manufacturing and bringing to market such chemicals as DDT, Agent Orange, aspartame, Roundup and dioxin1 - chemical compounds from which society continues to feel the effects.