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March 01 2013

18:42

August 18 2012

00:22

Electronics Recycling Fire Unnerves a N.Y. Town

A lack of readily accessible information about whether contaminants like PCBs spread worries residents of a Columbia County town.
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August 16 2012

17:12

Tsunami Debris Strains Budgets and Patience

States along the Pacific Coast worry that vast amounts of trash will wash up and are concerned about invasive species.
15:03

August 14 2012

13:36

Cleaning a River That Was Given Up for Dead

Acknowledging the extent of the contamination is just the first challenge in tackling a project as big as detoxifying a river, especially one that was as abused as the Passaic.

August 10 2012

16:22

For Hong Kong Beaches, a Scourge of Plastic Pellets

A container ship spill during a typhoon sends 150 tons into local waters, presenting risks for marine animals and food safety.
13:56

August 09 2012

15:39

On Our Radar: An Agent Orange Cleanup

American and Vietnamese crews will toil at a former Army air base at Da Nang, one of the most toxic of 28 dioxin "hot spots" in Vietnam.

July 31 2012

13:38

July 30 2012

14:09

On Our Radar: A Blackout in India

The power loss underscores the difficulties India faces in meeting the energy needs of its expanding economy.

July 27 2012

13:57

July 24 2012

17:33

A Low-Key Debut for a New N.R.C. Leader

The new chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission skirts positions she has previously taken on the storage of nuclear waste.

July 20 2012

20:43

E.P.A. to Consider Relaxing an Air Pollution Rule

The agency's review will affect five planned power plants in Georgia, Kansas, Texas and Utah.
11:36

Piecing the Puzzle Together on Dolphin Deaths

Researchers suggest that several factors -- a cold winter, the gulf oil spill, and an influx of cold freshwater -- could have led to a surge in dolphin deaths in the gulf.

July 19 2012

16:19

Trying to Tally Fukushima

Reflecting myriad uncertainties, a new study suggests that anywhere from 15 to 1,300 people could die as a result of radiation exposure related to the Fukushima Daiichi accident.

May 07 2012

11:57

May 04 2012

11:39

Wastewater Jitters in New York

A proposal to allow fracking in New York State has focused attention on the wastewater generated by conventional natural gas drilling as well.

May 03 2012

18:01

Is Yucca Mountain Still Dead?

With President Obama allied with Senator Harry Reid of Nevada on stopping the nuclear waste project, which can go nowhere without a budget, the question is whether it matters what the law says.

May 01 2012

15:59

Vessel Sets Sail in Search of Tsunami Debris

A group hopes to better understand where the detritus from the 2011 tsunami has or will make landfall.

April 30 2012

19:30

Report Finds Pipeline Oversight Wanting

Current federal rules do not take into account the long-term risks and environmental impacts of new pipeline routes, a report commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation argues.
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