Sam Eaton is an independent radio and television journalist. His reporting on complex environmental issues from climate change to population growth has taken him all over the United States and the world.
A Congressional committee today takes up the issue of whether big industrial farms can fall under Superfund cleanup oversight. Sam Eaton reports.
The nuclear power industry touts itself as providing an energy source that doesn't add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. But a symposium of experts gathering today begs to differ. Sam Eaton reports.
EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson is expected to announce new rules today establishing clear standards for environmental assessment of contaminated sites. Sam Eaton reports.
The EPA has released a comparison between the Bush Administration's Clear Skies Initiative and the decades-old Clean Air Act. According the Agency, Clear Skies would do a better job of curbing pollution. As Sam Eaton reports, not all agree.
Hurricane Wilma tore through the heart of Florida's sugar-producing region, dealing a heavy blow to the state's cane growers. But there's still plenty of sugar to go around. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.
This year's hurricane season has given many state-run flood insurance programs a run for their money. Sam Eaton reports.