Terry and Sandy Gupton are worried for the health of both their cattle and themselves. They live near the stretch of the Emory River clogged with coal ash sludge from a Dec. 22, 2008, spill from a TVA plant.
Billy Wolfe, of the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram, learns more about the chemicals in the hydraulic fracturing fluid used by gas-drilling companies.
After a 25-year delay, dredging has finally begun to remove PCB-laced sediments from the stretch of the Hudson River polluted by a GE plant.
After more than five years of negotiations, delegates from 64 countries reached broad consensus in Hong Kong Thursday on a new treaty regulating the recycling of ships.
EPA announced Monday that it would take over cleanup of the Kingston, Tennessee, fly ash spill from a TVA plant under the Superfund hazardous waste law.
"A federal court jury on Friday acquitted the big chemical products company W. R. Grace and three of its former executives on all charges that they had knowingly contaminated the small Montana mining town of Libby with asbestos, then conspired to cover up the deed."
"The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced yesterday that it would appeal a court ruling that the owner of the Kiddie Kollege building in Franklin Township, Gloucester County, is not responsible for its $1 million cleanup."
"The Bush administration kept secret for nearly five years data that showed increased cancer risks from drinking water polluted by coal-ash impoundments...."