New Hampshire fights EPA on wastewater treatment

“There is nothing new about the argument the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency overstepped accepted science in ordering Seacoast cities and towns to collectively spend what could amount to half a billion dollars to upgrade wastewater treatment facilities, which feed into Great Bay.” Continue reading New Hampshire fights EPA on wastewater treatment

Report: Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

“Crude oil toxicity continued to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species for at least more than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist.” Continue reading Report: Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

EPA’s Destructive Workfare Economics: Pointless GE PCB clean-up creates 350 jobs at a cost of $2.86 million per job

That doesn’t include jobs created for lawyers and lobbyists, including at the utility GE is now suing — all over a clean-up that is not only unnecessary, but actually causing water pollution. Continue reading EPA’s Destructive Workfare Economics: Pointless GE PCB clean-up creates 350 jobs at a cost of $2.86 million per job

Really Red: Chinese environment official challenged to swim in polluted river

Bao Zhenming, who declined to take up the challenge was offered over £20,000 to swim in the contaminated waterway. Continue reading Really Red: Chinese environment official challenged to swim in polluted river

UK: Pollution that killed seabirds cannot be traced, rules investigation

“Source of sticky substance that caused death of hundreds of birds off UK coast will stay a mystery.” Continue reading UK: Pollution that killed seabirds cannot be traced, rules investigation

Mass. official blasts ‘voracious appetite’ of EPA ‘beast’

“Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks Commissioner Robert Moylan had little love for the Environmental Protection Agency and the more than $1 billion in mandated water and sewer projects the city will be required to undertake in a report to the City Council regarding infrastructure needs over the next five years.” Continue reading Mass. official blasts ‘voracious appetite’ of EPA ‘beast’