In case you haven't heard, it's National Radon Action Month.Every January, the Environment Protection Agency and other federal agencies hit the airwaves to tell us that radon gas can kill and that every home should be tested.
Church elders and environmentalists are working together on Chicago's South Side. They hope to show teens there's a link between faith and saving the earth while helping them grow into responsible men.
Every January for the past decade, you've heard the same basic news story: It announces that last year was one of the warmest years on the planet since 1880, when record-keeping began in earnest.Well, it's January, and yes, last year was one of the warmest years on record since 1880.
In northern New York, General Motors and the federal government have the challenging task of cleaning up a toxic site at one of the auto giant's former plants.Massena, N.Y., is receiving the largest chunk of a nearly $800 million settlement that the bankruptcy estate of GM -- known as "Old GM" -- mu
The federal oil spill commission's final report contains many recommendations for the nation's offshore oil and gas industry. Some recommendations call on the industry to change its ways; others call on the government to press beyond its current reforms.
After years of pressure from environmental groups, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to ban sulfuryl fluoride by 2014.Sulfuryl fluoride is used to fumigate places where food is stored, and the stuff gets sprayed on grains, dried fruit, coffee, cocoa beans and nuts.The problem with sul