FDA Gives OK For Company's Genetically Engineered PotatoOne of the company's oldest business partners — McDonald's — has rejected using any of Simplot's genetically engineered potatoes.
US Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Software In Diesel CarsThe Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States.
EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule In 23 statesThe Environmental Protection Agency plans to crack down on smokestack emissions that pollute the air in nearly two dozen states.
VW Offers Diesel Owners $1,000 In Gift Cards & VouchersVolkswagen is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to appease owners of small diesel-powered cars involved in the controversial emissions cheating scandal.
2016 VW Diesels May Have New Software Affecting Emissions TestsVolkswagen's 2016 diesel models may also have software that affects the emissions tests, the company told U.S. regulators.
Judge To Consider Florida Pipeline Permit DisputeA judge is set to consider an environmental group's efforts to block construction of a pipeline mean to transport gas into Florida from Alabama.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
Study: So. Florida Butterflies Unintended Victims Of Mosquito ControlSpraying insecticides may help control pesky mosquitoes, but South Florida’s butterflies may have become an unintended victim, according to a five-year study.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.