With the amount of rain falling during the heaviest storms increasing by 20 percent over the last century, cities have good reason to be preparing for lots of rain this summer.
Environmental Protection Agency
President Trump wants to cut environmental justice programs that ensure minority groups don’t bear a disproportionate burden from environmental threats.
Without the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans would breathe dirtier air, drink more polluted water and live and grow food on contaminated soils…
We can reduce the amount of endocrine disruptors we ingest by buying organic produce, avoiding processed foods & drinking filtered water…
Hommocks Middle School, supported by the Town of Mamaroneck, is the first public school in New York to launch a Rocket Composter, which will remove food waste from the waste stream and reduce trucking and disposal costs to the Peekskill facility that burns Westchester’s garbage. At the same time, the Rocket Composter – made possible by a grant from the […]
Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor uses Roundup in her yard routinely and tells me it’s harmless to people and pets, but I’ve heard that it is carcinogenic. Can you set the record straight? —Maise Alexander, New Hope, PA Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides contain three key components: the […]