Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
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Crude MCHM, one of two chemicals that leaked into West Virginia’s Elk River last month, was detected in the water supply of George Washington High School this morning, according to Kanawha-Charleston…
We all know that the affordability, efficiency, and sustainability of cleaner, greener energy will be a major challenge for this century. Some have called natural gas a better and cleaner energy source; yet, even if we set aside this hot air, the process of extracting the gas (called hydraulic fracturing or fracking) proves problematic for both environmentalists as well as those in proximity to the wells. SnagFilms’ After the Gas Rush series explores the dangers associated with natural gas fracking.
Part 1: Pittsburgh’s Environmental Record–and “The Smoky City’s” Love of Fireworks On Saturday, October 4, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania celebrated its 250th birthday in a climax of a fireworks display, thirty minutes long and launched from 17 different locations around the city, including barges floating on Pittsburgh’s three rivers and off of downtown skyscrapers. Pittsburgh loves […]