Given the withering and unfair attacks launched at the EPA from those who would undo the protections that Americans have come to rely on for their health and safety, it was good to see the President recently take a stand.
Bad federal policy and intensifying storms are washing away the rich dark soils in the Midwest that made this country an agricultural powerhouse and that remain the essential foundation of a healthy and sustainable food system in the future.
This report provides a chilling and comprehensive account of the lead-up and response to the BP oil disaster. It's time for industry and government to do everything possible to renew the prosperity of the Gulf through bold action on restoration.
Most scientists agree that it's far too early to write off the possibility of long-term consequences from releasing 210 million gallons of oil into the ocean. Case in point: the growing Gulf Dead Zone.
Facts can be filed away and forgotten. But a story is often vividly remembered. So here's a story about the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone -- what it looks and feels like to experience this as an undersea diver.
Grand Lake St. Marys -- Ohio's largest inland body of water and a treasured recreational area -- is dying. And if you barbecued some supermarket pork over the holiday weekend, you helped contribute to this disaster.