Plastic Pollution Solution? New Enzyme Breaks Down Key Type Of PlasticThe research could offer a new way to recycle millions of tons of plastic.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
UNICEF Says 17 Million Babies At Risk From Toxic AirThe global humanitarian group says worldwide toxic air levels in some areas are six times higher than recommended limits
2 Abandoned Vessels Removed From Flushing Bay After Posing Environmental Threats, Safety HazardsTwo abandoned barges polluting Flushing Bay have finally been pulled from the water. The campaign to have the vessels removed began as a grassroots effort.
Brooklyn Cherry Company Pleads Guilty To Marijuana, Pollution ChargesDell's Maraschino Cherries will also be subject to inspections four times a year.
Judge Approves Pollution Settlement Between New Jersey And Exxon MobilChristie's administration has hailed the deal as the nation's second-largest of its kind against a corporate polluter.
Young Oysters Dispatched To Moriches Bay To Filter Polluted WaterThe struggling Long Island bay waters have been receiving some special help, courtesy of thousands of young shellfish.
Study Gives 6 Connecticut Counties Failing Grades When It Comes To Air QualityThe American Lung Association gives six counties, including Fairfield, a failing grade.
Clean Water Activist Swims In Gowanus Canal For Earth DayA local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America's dirtiest waterway
PHOTOS: Activist Swims Gowanus CanalChristopher Swain swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway.
New Jersey Posts Details Of $225M Exxon Settlement On WebsiteThe proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.