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.
The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
Dolphin hunting is also known as drive hunting, and involves driving the animals together with boats and trapping them. It is increasingly seen as a cruel, inhumane, and entirely unnecessary practice.
The barn owl population has declined from use of agricultural poisons and rat and mouse baits so popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
With $30 million in assets and $3 million in liabilities, Freedom Industries followed a tried and true coal industry tactic of declaring bankruptcy and moving assets to a new company.
This month is a bitter anniversary for Charleston: Three years ago, experts with the U.S. Chemical Safety Board urged the state to create a new program to prevent toxic chemical spills
Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, industry has worked diligently to weaken the law's enforcement and oversight.
The Act has encountered obstacles and outright attacks, in an atmosphere where climate change and environmental havoc are growing problems.