By Frank Saverino Columnist With the failed proposal of the Keystone XL pipeline extension in the Senate revving up climate change, energy efficiency and independence dialogue in the United States, Congress will look to decide […]
By Frank Saverino Columnist A question has brought politically divided countries like ours to a standstill in efforts to raise environmental awareness and encourage eco-friendly practices: To what extent can we accurately measure the impact […]
By Frank Saverino Columnist Marine biologists studying baleen whales in the Gulf of Lawrence just north of Nova Scotia have found that female humpback whales tend to form long-lasting friendships, according to Grist.org. Using photographic […]
By Frank Saverino Columnist Last Friday, two deer halted rush-hour traffic in three lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge, running from the southern entrance across the bridge into Marin County. Animal-control authorities were called to […]
Since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake shut down and paralyzed Tokyo Electro Power Company’s Fukushima plant in Japan, the problems stemming from the level-7 nuclear meltdown are still unresolved, and the local residents (those of the evacuated 300,000 who have returned) remain fearful of the future harms that radiation exposure could have on their health, food and water. […]
Vice President Joe Biden visited the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 17, and formally welcomed back more than 160,000 workers who were furloughed by the 16-day stalemate in Congress.
The Environmental Protection Agency is one of the federal organizations that has been most affected by the recent government shutdown, with 94 percent of its employees furloughed indefinitely and many of its current activities put on pause. […]