Environmental Science

Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp

Mar 5, 2017

Michigan plans to offer a prize to someone who can come up with a way to put the brakes on Asian carp

Flint: More corrosion control studies on water needed

Mar 3, 2017

Mayor Karen Weaver has told the Environmental Protection Agency that more corrosion control studies have to be done and Flint will need more than two years before the city can begin to supply its own water

The Latest: Perry sworn in as energy secretary

Mar 2, 2017

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been sworn in as President Donald Trump's energy secretary

Hawaiian Airlines joins international climate change study

Feb 27, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines says it has become the first US airline to join an international research project on climate change and air quality

Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

Feb 23, 2017

Scientists say global warming is shrinking the most important waterway in the American Southwest and could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century

Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science

Feb 19, 2017

Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the United States

New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state

Feb 17, 2017

A new supercomputer in Wyoming has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters

Dartmouth to compensate neighbors impacted by lab dump

Feb 7, 2017

Dartmouth College has announced plans to offer compensation to homeowners impacted by groundwater contamination coming from a site where the Ivy League school once dumped animals used in science experiments

EPA: Oklahoma regulators should do more to curb earthquakes

Feb 3, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency has told Oklahoma regulators to do more to protect the state from a surge in earthquake activity scientists have linked to the underground disposal of oil and gas wastewater

Storms preview sea-rise damage to California roads, cities

Jan 30, 2017

Flooding and high surf in California are giving residents a preview of what sea rise is going to be like for the state

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