New evidence indicates the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry fails to protect communities from dangers such as the now-disappearing plumes of toxic groundwater carrying cancer-causing chemicals far beyond the Kelly Air Force Base near San Antonio, TX.
Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)
Drought is driving some people in the Navajo Nation to drink water that is contaminated with uranium and other contaminants.
Scientists in the Houston area are focusing research on the flare stacks at its hundreds of petrochemical plants -- which may be a major overlooked cause of smog.
A Texas state senator is seeking documents on meetings between Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Chairman H.S. Buddy Garcia and a lobbyist for Asarco as he was preparing to approve its application to reopen a smelter.
Researchers, journalists in tow, will be chasing tornadoes around the central US in May and June to learn more about how tornadoes work, and better predict them and their paths.
The Western Governors' Association and the US DOE begin Phase 1 of a 4-phase process, with initial designation of suitable zones for renewable power generation in the western US, Canada, and Mexico.
A federal district judge ruled that agencies can't use delay to create secrecy when the Freedom of Information Act requires them to disclose records.
SEJ's 7th Annual Conference: The border environment; four years after NAFTA; an address by Stewart Udall; Biosphere II; and remembering Edward Abbey.
The public comment period for a long-delayed EIS draft designating energy corridors in 11 Western states is open.
A new ruling by a New Mexico state district judge requires that a report on groundwater pollution from a mixed-waste landfill at Sandia National Laboratories be made public.