The report was based on a poll which found that two out of three U.S. citizens want the Endangered Species Act either strengthened or simply left alone, but not circumvented or weakened.
Duke Energy and local officials assure residents that the water is fine. End of subject. But the crisis isn't over.
The natives of Easter Island were not responsible for the collapse of their population due to over exploitation of natural resources and the destruction of their rain forest.
The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
Dolphin hunting is also known as drive hunting, and involves driving the animals together with boats and trapping them. It is increasingly seen as a cruel, inhumane, and entirely unnecessary practice.
Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, industry has worked diligently to weaken the law's enforcement and oversight.
The Act has encountered obstacles and outright attacks, in an atmosphere where climate change and environmental havoc are growing problems.
Winters have been warming rapidly in the majority of the continental 48 states since 1970. And, take note Chicago and other Midwest readers: The coldest states are warming the fastest.
President Obama issued an executive order on Dec. 5, calling for an increase in solar, wind, and other renewable energy for federal agencies, to 20 percent by 2020 - three times more than the agencies currently use.
Residents on the southeast side of this city are complaining about smoke, but it's actually dust from an oil refinery, and it's drifting into many nearby neighborhoods.