Pollution

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Duke Energy pleaded guilty on Thursday to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay a record $102 million in fines and restitution for years of illegal pollution, ignored warnings, and poorly maintained infrastructure. U.S. District Court Judge Malcolm Howard said it is the largest federal criminal fine in North Carolina history. But some...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the first peer-reviewed study of its kind, researchers have found that...
Fabiana Frayssinet
Glyphosate spraying of illegal drug crops has caused environmental damage in Colombia’s rainforest. (Credit: Public domain)
After the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared glyphosate a probable...

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It seems the culture wars have gone on the open road, with diesel-truck-driving manly men asserting their manliness by rollin' coal - dumping excess fuel into their engines to rev up billowing dense black clouds of soot - onto wussy hybrid drivers, pedestrians and other liberal losers 'cause, dude, cool! Even some truck freaks argue rollin' coal anywhere except at designated drag strips is dangerous, environmentally catastrophic and dumb - aka: "an asshat move by little boys impressed with...