Mar 19, 2014 By signing a new deal with the EPA, BP agrees to more oversight
Feb 12, 2014 Groups say pieces of plastic -- called microbeads -- end up in our waterways
Jan 28, 2014 Europe has been in the forefront of limiting carbon emissions. Do new European Union rules represent backsliding?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 17, 2013 Antibacterial products are a billion dollar industry. But the FDA is asking makers of antibacterial soap to prove their product is more effective than regular soap.
Nov 28, 2013 Sriracha hot sauce’s unique burn has been drifting out of its factory and into the surrounding neighborhood of Irwindale, CA.
Nov 19, 2013 A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Nov 11, 2013 At MIT, a scientist is studying sea snails, and say they hold the key to "biologically inspired processing."
Oct 30, 2013 We buy (and throw away) our mobile phones at an alarming rate.
Oct 29, 2013 To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.