The Chevron-owned fracking well shot flames into the air with a powerful boom, starting a fire that burned intensely for four days afterward before it was extinguished.
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.
Rain forests around the world are rapidly disappearing due to illegal logging, the growth of palm oil plantations, the clearance for cattle ranching and other forms of commercial agriculture. Now scientists warn of another threat.
About 108,000 gallons of waste from a coal processing facility leaked into a tributary of the Kanawha River on Feb. 11, polluting 6 miles of Fields Creek. The waste includes all manner of toxic chemicals and metals.
At long last the army has arrived on the Somerset Levels (a coastal area in South West England) where floodwaters have been disrupting normal life since just after Christmas.
Your water, air, food, products - you live in one state. But you rely on many; you can't get by without the resources and people of every part in this union.
The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970. It was also Lenin's hundredth birthday. The coincidence was not intentional.
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.