MOSCOW/STOCKHOLM, June 29 (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it had detected no sign of a radiation emergency, after an international body reported last week that sensors in Stockholm had picked up tiny amounts of unusual radioactive isotopes produced by nuclear fission.
SHELBURNE — Once considered one of the 10 dirtiest rivers in America, the Androscoggin River is on a sustained rebound and conservation groups are working here to preserve a large stretch of it for “quiet recreation.”
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday it was seeking to confirm reports of a record temperature reading of more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Siberia, saying they were "worrying" but appeared to be consistent with warming trends.
The organizer of Non Toxic Portsmouth says he will continue to ask city councilors to reconsider two planned synthetic turf fields after testing showed indicators of per- and polyfluoroalkyl contaminants in the high school’s synthetic field, which is used for football, soccer and lacrosse.
SALYERSVILLE, Kentucky - In May 2012, Hanson and Michael Rowe noticed an overpowering smell, like rotten eggs, seeping from an abandoned gas well on their land in Kentucky. The fumes made the retired couple feel nauseous, dizzy, and short of breath.
Conservation and environmental leaders from throughout the state are hopeful that the U.S. Senate will support a bill being considered this week to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Flood waters as high as five feet submerged parts of the city of Midland in central Michigan on Wednesday after heavy rain caused a swollen river to overflow its banks and breach two nearby dams, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough has sued two companies in federal court after the installation of an environmental barrier failed to properly treat contaminants seeping into nearby groundwater.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected arguments by President Donald Trump’s administration seeking to limit the reach of a landmark water pollution law in a Hawaii dispute over wastewater indirectly discharged into the Pacific Ocean — a ruling hailed by environmentalists.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for protection of the environment on Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, saying the coronavirus pandemic had shown that some challenges had to be met with a global response.
Monday is the 10th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico and an expert from the University of New Hampshire says lessons learned from it can be applied to help mitigate damages to the environment and human health during future disasters.