4 ways the government subsidizes coastal rebuilding
June 20, 2013, 3:11 p.m. by Pro Publica
Critics argue that beach restoration funds could be better allocated — including not using the money for that purpose.
U.S. glossed over cancer concerns as it rolled out airport X-ray scanners
November 2, 2011, 12:26 p.m. by Pro Publica
Research suggests that anywhere from six to 100 U.S. airline passengers each year could get cancer from the X-ray machines used by the TSA.
Gas drilling companies hold data needed by scientists to assess risk to water quality
May 17, 2011, 2:35 p.m. by Pro Publica
The drilling industry complained about a lack of data related to methane in water wells that it has been collecting for years.
Can U.S. nuclear plants handle a major natural disaster?
March 16, 2011, 2:27 p.m. by Pro Publica
Critics question seismic vulnerability of reactor design that is currently under review for new plants in the U.S.
Habitat for Humanity headquarters to look at defective drywall
July 1, 2010, 11:33 a.m. by Pro Publica
Residents in New Orleans Musicians' Village complained of problems that may be related to Chinese wallboard.
Is Chinese drywall making Habitat for Humanity's houses uninhabitable?
July 1, 2010, 8:52 a.m. by Pro Publica
Nonprofit continued to use imported wallboard, citing tests that it was safe. Now investigations reveal that some homes have the contaminated product.
Gas drillers plead guilty to felony dumping violations
February 22, 2010, 3:23 p.m. by Pro Publica
Two men face possible prison time and steep fines for dumping wastewater into an abandoned oil well in Pennsylvania.
Government begins doling out $25 billion in green car loans
June 23, 2009, 2:03 p.m. by Pro Publica
The Department of Energy helps out car companies to the tune of billions of dollars.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Knitted anatomy kits offer cruelty-free dissections
Newly discovered underwater volcanic range is teeming with bizarre, tiny fanged fish
4 ways exercise is good for your brain
Most insects can't recognize individual faces, but these wasps can
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia