4 ways the sequester could affect science, the environment and public health
February 19, 2013, 3:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The slate of spending cuts could wreak havoc on everything from USDA meat inspections and FDA drug reviews to EPA research and national park staffing.
Solved: The mystery of the biofuel-filled train that kept crossing the border
December 28, 2012, 10:32 a.m. by John Platt
A Canadian company and a partner are the latest to defraud an EPA system designed to bring more renewable fuels into the market.
As Sandy approaches, a walk along the toxic Gowanus Canal
October 29, 2012, 12:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Your dutiful blogger has been evacuated from his home. However, it didn't stop me from taking a stroll along with banks of an infamously filthy canal in Brooklyn that's begun flooding ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival.
Smog standard rejected by Obama would save thousands of lives yearly
July 20, 2012, 9:50 a.m. by Marla Cone, Environmnetal Health News
Analysis determined that a new ozone standard of 70 parts per billion would save 4,310 deaths from heart attacks and respiratory diseases each year.