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An Ocean Perspective For A Planet At The Crossroads

Andreas Merkl | Posted 09.08.2016 | Hawaii
Andreas Merkl

With a shared passion for our ocean, we must acknowledge the unparalleled beauty of the water, the plague of plastic pollution in our ocean and the importance of bringing people together to find solutions.

Governor Cuomo Should Veto the Mold Legislation and Start From Square One

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 01.21.2015 | New York
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

Governor Cuomo should veto the legislation. A new mold bill should be written that includes stiff penalties. The bill should also require training of all mold workers, photographic documentation, and third party verification that mold remediation is properly completed.

Tesoro Begins Cleanup of Massive Oil Pipeline Spill in North Dakota (PHOTOS)

Jesse Coleman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Though the Keystone XL pipeline has been delayed due to popular backlash, oil and related hazardous materials continue to flow through the United States on trains and through pipelines. Increasingly these pipelines leak, contaminating the surrounding area with hazardous chemicals like benzene.

Republic Nuclear Dump Fire Threatens Investors, Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Since 2010, a landfill fire has been moving toward 8,700 tons of unlined illegally dumped radioactive waste in Bridgeton, Missouri. The site is in the middle of working-class neighborhoods, right next to the Saint Louis airport, and near a hospital, schools and a great number of businesses.

Kate Sheppard

Company Settles For Record Sum To Clean Up 85-Year Toxic Legacy | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday a $5.15 billion settlement with a subsidiary of ...

What To Know About Hurricane Scams

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.30.2012 | Money

Beware, East Coast residents: Some of the people offering to help you clean up the superstorm's debris may actually be scam artists looking to clean y...

Meeting the Cleanup Challenge

XPRIZE | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident prompted the X PRIZE Foundation and Wendy Schmidt to invite not just the oil recovery industry, but anyone with imagination and drive to take on a daunting challenge.

A Tsunami of Trash Reaches Our Shores Every Year

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

You name it, and our volunteers have found it on the beach: toilet seats, washing machines, couches and, of course, the proverbial kitchen sink. This year someone even found a floating 100-pound safe. But no matter what that safe contained, I can tell you this trash is no treasure.

Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup... By Aliens?

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Local alien expert Jeff Peckman would like to beam assistance to the Gulf. He says the answer to the Gulf oil disaster may lie in sophisticated ext...

Energy Fuels Has Money For New Uranium Mill, But Not A Cleanup

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Gulf Cleanup Workers and 9/11 Responders

Anthony DePalma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anthony DePalma

The Gulf Coast's endangered wetlands are a long way from Manhattan, but a courtroom here on Pearl Street can provide invaluable lessons for handling the disaster that could save endless amounts of time, money, and anguish.

U.S. Considering Criminal Case Against BP

LA Times | Richard A. Serrano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A team of top federal prosecutors and investigators has taken the first steps toward a formal criminal investigation into oil giant BP's actions befor...

BP Oil Spill Protest At Gas Station In New York City (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Protesters in New York City descended on a BP gas station in SoHo on Friday and demanded a boycott of the oil company. The group condemned BP for its...

Dow Chemical Ordered To Clean Up Saginaw

Chicago Tribune | Michael Hawthorne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal officials Wednesday ordered Dow Chemical to clean up high levels of dioxin recently discovered in homes and yards in a Saginaw, Mich., neighbo...