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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
XPRIZE

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.

Oil Spill Website To Be Controlled By U.S., Not BP

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — The US government is expected to take over control of the central information website on the Gulf oil spill response that has been run...

Oil Spill Forces Animals To Flee To Shallow Water Off Coast, Scientists Warn Of 'Mass Die-Off'

AP | JAY REEVES, JOHN FLESHER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small ...

Carl Henric-Svanberg Says BP Cares About 'Small People'

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — The "small people" of the Gulf Coast have a humongous message for oil giant BP: They're tired of the company's big-time executives...

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

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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.

Nashville Floodwaters Recede, Crews Search For Bodies

AP | KRISTIN HALL and SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Cumberland River finally began receding Tuesday, exposing mud-caked homes and submerged cars as officials searched door t...

Erin Brockovich Oil Spill Visit Planned: Fishermen Sickened By Dispersant Contact Advocate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUMA, La. — Environmental and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich will be in southern Louisiana to speak to people who say they've been sickened ...

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...

Gowanus Canal Gets EPA Superfund Status, Despite Bloomberg's Objections

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For at least 120 years, city officials have been promising to do something about the oily, smelly mess that is the Gowanus Canal. No...

World Bank Loans India $1 Billion To Clean Ganges River Pollution

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — The World Bank has agreed to loan India $1 billion to help clean the Ganges river, sacred to hundred of millions of Hindus and also ...

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...