Farms and farmers across the U.S. are adopting climate-friendly practices to improve soil quality and save water as global warming kicks in…
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President Trump wants to cut environmental justice programs that ensure minority groups don’t bear a disproportionate burden from environmental threats.
Coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids and unhealthy pH levels, oh my! If you are worried that your water might contain these or other contaminants, at-home water quality testing is easy and relatively inexpensive…
According to a new report from NRDC, 5,300 different water systems across the country either shirked responsibilities to treat their water supplies to reduce lead levels, failed to monitor water supplies for lead, or neglected to report unsafe lead levels to the public or regulators.
How can my company start to scale back its paper use? Paper consumption still a big problem for businesses, orgs trying to go green
Dear EarthTalk: My company talks the talk when it comes to the environment but could do so much more to reduce paper use. Do you have any tips to help get the higher-ups on board to reduce paper use company-wide? —Elena Sepulveda, White Plains, NY […]
Dear EarthTalk: What can communities do to keep polluters out of their neighborhoods? — Wendell Bovey, Los Angeles, CA It’s unfair that communities which are less organized and less wealthy often shoulder the burden of hosting polluters like landfills, incinerators and power plants. “Frequently, these facilities end up in the places that put up the least […]
Is sonar testing conducted off-shore by the U.S. Navy really harming, or even worse, killing whales and other marine wildlife?
A new study finds that removing BPA and DEHP from food packaging would substantially reduce exposures for adults and children. Go figure…
Top environmental groups have withdrawn their support for natural gas as a “transition” fuel to renewables.
When it comes to toilet paper, what you wipe with matters. We look at four toilet paper brands that stack up environmentally, from tube-free rolls to bamboo bathroom tissue.