Under the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, states soon could be mandated to significantly reduce carbon emissions. Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the most effective ways ...
Repairs that would fix about 15 percent of Volkswagen's cheating 2-liter diesel engines could be approved by regulators in the next few weeks.
New York and five other Northeastern states are suing federal regulators to force them to help ensure that upwind states control their pollution.
When Roxanne Moore got up to make her morning coffee a few weeks ago, she turned on the faucet and got a burst of water—then nothing came out but air.
Volkswagen emissions cheat may lead to 50 premature deaths, $423 million in economic costs, study finds
Beginning in 2008, Volkswagen installed software to circumvent emissions testing by turning off the nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions control system in real-world driving in nearly half a million cars. A new analysis using ...
A new molecular gel recipe developed at the University of Michigan is at the core of a prototype for a more accurate lead paint test.
A historic Colorado mountain town is on the threshold of a transformation after the federal government announced it will embark on an ambitious campaign to stanch the flow of acidic wastewater cascading from abandoned mines.
Toilets might not immediately conjure up thoughts of marine life but New York is growing 50,000 oysters on beds of recycled lavatory porcelain near one of the world's busiest airports.
A New Jersey university has disconnected water fountains and handed out bottled water in dorms after finding elevated lead levels.
Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson on Thursday entered a $15 million settlement with US authorities who accused the company of making and selling illegal devices that increased air pollution from its bikes.