In 2000, 753 trains carrying hazardous substances had an accident and 35 released some of those hazardous substances to the environment.
EPA will deliver to President Bush its recommendations for streamlining air pollution regulations for utility power plants and other energy-related facilities.
On Aug. 13, 2001, President Bush and Interior Sec. Norton endorsed a 10-year fire plan proposed by the Western Governors Assoc. that would grant Western states and localities more discretion in preventing and fighting wildfires.
A rainstorm can do far worse than dampen your mood.
EPA provided another piece of the TMDL puzzle on Aug. 3, 2001, when it released a report estimating costs of implementing the program to range from $900 million to $4.3 billion per year.
On Aug. 7, 2001, the New England Governors Conference weighed in on the debate over MTBE and ethanol, sending a resolution to Congress asking it to drop rules under the Clean Air Act.
Get ready for a battle over who gets to play "pollution cop" -- and watch for schizophrenia within EPA about whether the agency should keep the job.
On Sept. 5, 2001, expect crowds at Forest Service regional offices and some local offices around the country.
To help children heading back to school, the American Nurses Assoc. has just updated its educational package on healthier schools.
While a few of the country's nearly 40,000 dry cleaners are opting for alternatives to the solvent perchloroethylene, most are not.