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As capital investment in B.C.'s natural resource sector grows, the role of environmental assessments has become critical to a project's viability. A negative assessment can mean the death of a development worth billions. But with the feds now promoting a self-regulating,...

source: BCBusiness

A bill President Barack Obama signed into law will further assist with efforts to fend off western Lake Erie algae in 2016, U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, and Ohio's two U.S. senators said in a conference call. Called the Drinking Water Protection Act, the bill compels...

source: The Blade

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, on average. And as permafrost becomes, well, not so perma, microbes are warming up, feasting on organic compounds in the thawed soil. The microbes then belch methane — a potent greenhouse gas. Meaning that...

source: Scientific American

The corrosive properties of road salt are apparent all around us, illustrated by the number of rusty automobiles rumbling by with noisy and leaky exhaust systems. Less is known, however, about the harm caused by road salt to...


It's outrageous that crews working for the federal Environmental Protection Agency carelessly unleashed three million gallons of toxic sludge from an abandoned mine in Colorado. EPA officials, led by Administrator Gina McCarthy, must keep their promises to effectively repair...

source: Las Cruces Sun-News

Encompassing the longest free-flowing river in the eastern United States, the Delaware River Basin also happens to sit partially on top of the Marcellus Shale, the second largest gas field in the world. To date, a moratorium put...

source: Climate Progress


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