"WHO chief Margaret Chan warned Monday that the world might be facing the calm before a swine flu storm as she faced pressure from Britain, Japan and other nations not to rush into declaring a pandemic."
The House Energy Committee begins markup on the Democrats' climate change bill today.
"President Obama will announce tough new nationwide rules for automobile emissions and mileage standards on Tuesday, embracing standards that California has sought to enact for years over the objections of the auto industry and the Bush administration."
"America's future climate law began working its way through Congress this week, rewritten with new details and changes that were negotiated to give the coal industry generous incentives. Environmental groups are going along, believing the weakened bill is still the best hope for action on climate."
"Oil dumping has led to a crackdown and devious tactics to try to evade it"
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.
A flood of new stimulus money going into nuclear cleanup problems is raising issues of abuse.
Some parents, activists, and health experts are worried that the ground-up used tires in artificial turf may harm kids who play sports on it.
A Massachusetts woman convicted of selling bogus asbestos- removal training certificates cut off her ankle bracelet, left her 3-year-old son behind, and went on the lam days before her sentincing.
"Agriculture officials have renewed their scrutiny of the world's best-selling pest-killer as they try to solve the mysterious collapse of the nation's hives."