Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry

RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding ...

Environmental group seeks EPA documents on Minnesota mine

A Minnesota environmental group filed a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday, seeking to force it to make public the concerns its specialists have expressed about a copp...

Business Highlights

___ Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning revers...

Chemicals contaminating US water supplies focus of EPA plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Incre...

The Latest: EPA announces plan for tackling toxic chemicals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Environmental Protection Agency's plan for dealing with long-lasting chemicals known as PFAS (all times local): 9 a.m. The Envir...

EPA sets toxins response plan amid criticism from lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a plan for dealing with a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid complaints from members of Congress and environ...

EPA sets toxins response plan amid criticism from lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is moving forward with a response to a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid criticism from members of Congress and environment...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP TRIES TO TURN BORDER DEBATE WITH EL PASO RALLY In h...

EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Incre...

EPA enforcement falling sharply from Obama era

WASHINGTON (AP) — New enforcement figures from the Environmental Protection Agency show some sharp declines in action against polluters. The EPA released enforcement totals for fisca...

Nomination of acting EPA head Wheeler moves to full Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency head Andrew Wheeler has moved a step closer to Senate confirmation for the full-time job. The Senate Environment and Public W...

Skeptic on radiation limits will head EPA radiation panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A physicist who argues that U.S. guidelines for low-dose radiation are too strict will head the Environmental Protection Agency's Radiation Advisory Committee. Cali...

List of regulation rollbacks for oil, gas and coal industry

Under President Donald Trump, federal agencies have moved to roll back regulations for companies that extract, transport and burn oil, gas and coal. Government analyses show companies will save billio...

Cigarette butt buster makes NT$100,000 per month in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Becoming a "cigarette litter informant" has become a lucrative profession, with Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announcing that an informa...

Taiwan's EPA sends out first air pollution alert text message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Saturday (Jan. 26) issued its first air pollution alert text message for an Air Quality Index (AQI) level in excess of 200 i...