Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tag: environment

What’s at stake if the US OK’s building this gas pipeline...

The pristine site is in the proposed pathway of the 48-inch-diameter Saguaro Connector Pipeline, which would send natural gas produced in Texas’s Permian Basin 155 miles west.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden administration halts approval of liquified gas exports amid review

The temporary pause will allow the agency to understand the impacts of LNG exports on energy costs, the country's energy security, and the environment.

Federal court overturns EPA’s approval of dicamba, citing environmental concerns

The decision was reached after U.S. District Judge David C. Bury determined that the EPA had not adhered to the mandatory public notice and comment requirements.

New Zealand to ban PFAS in cosmetics

While the New Zealand EPA determined that cosmetics manufactured in the country were mostly free of PFAS, 90 percent of the cosmetics sold in the country are imported.

As climate chaos accelerates, governments avert their eyes

The future devastating overheating of our world, as one big problem that must be solved—or else.

Plastic bag bans prove effective in US, reducing usage by billions

Recent reports by environmental nonprofits indicate a substantial decrease in plastic bag usage due to bans implemented in various states and cities.

Congressman: DOJ investigation of Big Oil is now ‘even more urgent’...

Rep. Ted Lieu is once again urging the Department of Justice to look into whether fossil fuel companies broke the law.

Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 1.9 percent in 2023 in US

After two years of increased emissions, emissions in 2023 fell 17.2 percent lower than those recorded in 2005.

55 percent of Germany’s power in 2023 came from renewables

“Wind farms—especially those on land—made the largest contribution.”

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."