Environment

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A pipeline rupture earlier this month in North Dakota is now revealed to have spilled a possible record-setting amount of "brine" created as a byproduct of oil drilling, with the full impacts of the incident still unknown. The North Dakota Department of Health was notified of the Jan. 6 leak in Williams County by pipeline operator by Summit...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"Since 2012, the agrichemical and food industries have mounted a complex, multifaceted public relations, advertising, lobbying and political campaign in the United States, costing more than $100 million, to defend genetically engineered food and crops and the pesticides that accompany them," states the report. (Photo courtesy of report)
What exactly is the agrichemical industry hiding with its high-cost public...

Further

Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.