The algae can produce powerful toxins. Clearly it's a major problem, a public health hazard, and something you'd think Ohio officials would be rushing to address.
Among neighboring towns, more than a dozen so far have called town meetings and voted to reassert community rights as the ultimate authority before approving such projects.
In what could become a defining moment in environmental history, President Obama unveiled a plan on June 2 to cut carbon emissions by nearly a third within 15 years.
Calling themselves "natural partners," the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Sierra Club are banding together in a nationwide campaign.
The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.
U.S. military officials did not report the contamination to Japanese authorities, and did nothing to alleviate the contamination.
Truth is stranger than fiction, so don't be surprised that the Koch Brothers, BP, and a web of multinationals have been hedging bets and kicking up dust on an industrial corridor of working-class neighborhoods between Chicago and Indiana.
Duke Energy and local officials assure residents that the water is fine. End of subject. But the crisis isn't over.
We can now predict, with 100 percent certainty that climate change will actually result in much more employment for scientists, not because they made it up but rather because it is already starting to affect humanity all over the world.
While the people are banned from the more than 400 shuttered national parks, big oil and gas companies will have no trouble getting in and will continue operations as usual in 12 of the otherwise closed national parks.