So Romney wants to dismantle FEMA, turn it over to the states, or, as he said during the primaries, privatize disaster relief altogether.
The E.C. Electroplating plant - the source of a nearly 30 year-old toxic chromium spill currently wending its way beneath this town - will be torn down in early October.
Nearly 30 years after toxic chromium spilled from the E.C. Electroplating plant, the EPA announced that the building would be demolished.
A community environmental organization will participate directly in investigating the disastrous Aug. 6 fire at Richmnd, Calif.'s Chevron refinery.
Seismologists have concluded that wastewater disposal wells from fracking are causing the unpleasant phenomenon, adding new controversy.
This is what climate change looks like.
A large wildfire - sparked by lightning on June 4, and growing out of control - is burning across the Colorado mountains.
Ohio's right wing Republican governor John Kasich worked Monday to pull his foot out of his own mouth.
"This is a dog-and-pony show," said a dissatisfied resident, among hundreds at a public hearing to investigate the city's 4.0 earthquake on New Year's Eve.
The owners of the West Virginia coal mine where 29 died in an explosion agreed to pay $210 million, the biggest ever payout for a disaster the government blamed on "the ruthless pursuit of profits ahead of safety."