The docks near you might be getting a breath of fresh air soon, with a crucial piece of environmental legislation introduced into Congress last week.
The company that owns a ruptured pipeline that has spilled more than 1 million gallons of oil into Southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo River was cited at least 30 times for safety violations.
Workers struggling to stem the oil flow on the Gulf Coast are falling ill and some are filing class actions suits against BP.
A congressional subcommittee this week heard compelling testimony about the achievements of the Clean Trucks Programs at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and what's needed to assure their continued success.
SAN FRANCISCO - What do a hazardous waste disposal plant, a refinery, a former power plant site and a housing complex under construction have in common?
Emissions from thousands of trucks filling our ports cause hypertension, asthma, heart disease, lung cancer and a host of other respiratory illnesses among drivers and surrounding communities.
The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement sets the stage for federal regulation of industrial CO2 sources like coal-fired power plants, refineries and factories.
Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.
The Environmental Protection Agency has taken on oil giant BP along with corporate-friendly Republican officials in the state of Indiana.
In another break with Bush administration policies, the Environmental Protection Agency says it will investigate the health effects of one of the nation's most widely used weed-killers, atrazine.