For everyone who wants to know how fuel efficient electric and hybrid cars really compare to gas-powered vehicles, the EPA has released two fuel-economy label proposals that would translate electricity usage into an equivalent in miles per gallon.
Eight states, New York City and three groups won the legal right to sue greenhouse-gas emitting utilities. The companies appealed to the Supreme Court, and the Obama administration has filed a brief supporting them. Find out the implications of this move.
The U.S. will close 20 major bases by September 2011. What happens then depends on the base's location. But the ripple effect is always felt throughout the surrounding area. Often, families lose neighbors, businesses lose customers and workers lose jobs.
Energy Star, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efficiency-rating program for appliances, is under fire for making dubious claims, mislabeling products, or insufficiently verifying manufacturers' claims.
Federal officials plan to investigate at least three companies involved in the Gulf oil spill as a part of a criminal probe that will determine if their relationship with federal regulators contributed to the disaster, The Washington Post reported.
Though the recently passed Arizona law empowering police to detain suspected illegal immigrants has gotten more attention, on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to rule on a different, but extremely important Arizona immigration law, one that punishes employers for hiring illegal immigrants.
As the Deepwater Horizon oil spill continues to devastate the Gulf coast fishing industry, worries are growing that contaminated seafood may find its way onto the dinner table. Will crude oil and chemical dispersants infiltrate the food chain for years to come?