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Latest Environment Items
A long-standing tit-for-tat between Texas and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over how to regulate pollution has grown fierce in recent months, leaving industry frustrated and allowing some plants and refineries to spew more toxic waste into the air, streams and lakes than what is federally acceptable.
Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life as auto parts in the Chevrolet Volt.
British and U.S. scientists say they've compiled the most comprehensive list of land plant species ever published _ a 300,000-species strong compendium that they hope will boost conservation, trade and medicine.
Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev has fired two space officials over a failed rocket launch that resulted in the loss of three satellites.
Frustration and fears of disease mounted in Northern Ireland Wednesday as 36,000 people were left without water after much of the supply drained away through broken pipes following a deep freeze and a sudden thaw.
People aren't the only ones in Florida who don't like cold weather.
A family-owned furniture store in suburban Detroit collapsed in what appeared to be a natural-gas explosion Wednesday, trapping three people in the rubble.
Murals of slaves harvesting sugar cane on a Georgia plantation and picking and ginning cotton are coming off the walls of a state building by order of a new agriculture commissioner.
The Chesapeake Bay is showing encouraging signs of improvement but remains afflicted with dead zones, fish kills and pollution, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday in its "State of the Bay Report."