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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:24 AM PDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:05 PM PDT

Wildlife 2 Watts

Wildlife 2 Watts

LA-based hip hop group 3rd Rock Hip Hop is organizing a 'Wildlife 2 Watts' event to kick off Urban Wildlife Week.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 02:50 PM PDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:45 AM PDT

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 02:47 AM PDT

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:26 AM PDT

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people amid threats from forest fires, development and what he called...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:44 AM PDT

EPA Issues Violation Notice to San Francisco

EPA Issues Violation Notice to San Francisco

The Trump administration is ratcheting up its feud with California. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday sent a notice that San Francisco is violating the federal Clean Water Act. Last month...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 02:51 PM PDT

Urban Corps to Plant 2,000 Trees Throughout San Diego

Urban Corps to Plant 2,000 Trees Throughout San Diego

Urban Corps will plant 2,000 trees across San Diego County with funding from Cal Fire while also training young adults from low-income and underserved communities for the workforce.

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 07:17 AM PDT

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 09:55 AM PDT

Report: 58% of Europe's Native Trees Face Extinction Threat

Report: 58% of Europe's Native Trees Face Extinction Threat

An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else in the world are threatened with extinction. The International Union for the Conservation...

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