posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:36 PM
The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:23 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The lingering dispute over new water pollution rules for Florida will move to an administrative law court following final passage Thursday of a bill that in effect gives them legislative approval.
The Florida Department of...
posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota will take the lead in testing a federal program that encourages farmers to reduce agricultural pollution.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa...
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM
A U.S. Department of Energy panel wants energy companies to reveal all the chemicals they use in a drilling technique that has allowed them to reach huge and previously inaccessible deposits of natural gas and paved the way for tens of thousands...
posted on July 18, 2011 at 2:32 PM
The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Wednesday that would sharply curtail the federal government's role in protecting waters from pollution by barring the Environmental Protection Agency from overruling state decisions on water quality.
posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A bill that would place important water-quality programs under control of the state agriculture department is raising some alarms.
posted on October 22, 2010 at 11:10 AM
A Midwestern company is helping farmers reduce the amount of nitrates entering the Gulf. By deploying an innovative drainage management system the growers also hope to increase their yields.
posted on September 10, 2010 at 11:09 AM
STOUTSVILLE, Mo (AP) — A $3.3 million grant will help farmers in northeast Missouri control soil erosion and improve soil quality, while keeping agricultural runoff out of drinking water supplies.
posted on June 18, 2010 at 5:06 PM
In the wake of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Washington plays hardball with "Big Oil." Hoping to reduce the amount of NITRATES in the Gulf, farmers deploy innovative drainage systems. An examination of the market impact of...
posted on May 27, 2010 at 2:05 PM
Wall Street wrapped up a volatile week Friday, as the Dow Jones Industrials Index posted its worst monthly performance since February of 2009.
posted on March 19, 2010 at 3:03 PM
Oklahoma City (AP) - Conservationists said Wednesday that Oklahoma ranks among the top five states in reducing contamination of its streams and rivers thanks to voluntary programs in which farmers and ranchers cut the amount of sediments and...
posted on March 5, 2010 at 10:03 AM
According to a recently released report in the New York Times, as many as half of the nation's largest water polluters might be exempt from the Clean Water Act.
posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM
TULSA, Okla — Arkansas poultry companies claimed Wednesday that an Oklahoma agency could have gone to court long ago to enforce water quality standards in a sensitive watershed, but failed to do so until 2005, when it filed a federal lawsuit...
posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM
U.S. consumers loosened their purse strings last month boosting sales numbers significantly.
posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Thousands of scientists and experts urged world leaders Friday to include strategies for global water management in the planned Copenhagen climate agreement.