AmeriScan: May 6, 2014


Appeals Court Upholds 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard … Safety Board Urges Tougher Refinery Rules After Tesoro Deaths … New York Assembly Passes First U.S. Ban on Plastic Microbeads … [...]


AmeriScan: May 2, 2014


High Wildfire Risk Will Burn Into Federal Budget … Harvard Student Arrested in Fossil Fuel Divestment Protest … Louisiana LNG Terminal Would Minimize Environmental Impacts … Washington Governor Orders [...]

solar array

AmeriScan: April 24, 2014


Cities Curbing Carbon Emissions, Mayors Report … Oahu North Shore Resort Agrees to Conservation Easement … Midwest States Contest Ethanol Ruling in Supreme Court … Jury Awards Sickened Family [...]

Deepwater Horizon

AmeriScan: April 16, 2014


Deepwater Horizon Cleanup Ends, GM Invests $449M in EVs, Court Upholds Mercury Rule, Mercury High in Remote Parks, Jazz Timber Sale OK’d, Ski Areas Open Year-Round, Marine Sanctuaries Could [...]


AmeriScan: April 14, 2014


Getting Out the Green Vote, EPA’s Five-Year Plan, Frack-less in Michigan, Americans Like Ethanol, Los Angeles Loves Energy Star, Olestra Clears Toxins

New Coalition Leading Green Voters to the [...]


AmeriScan: Apr. 8, 2014


Harvard’s $20 Million Climate Fund, U.S. Eats Pirate-Caught Seafood, Hawaii’s Big Palm, Seattle Mariners Named e-Stewards, Eco Comix, Jaguar Habitat Lawsuit, Idaho Trappers Take Lynx

Harvard Creates $20 Million [...]

wind farm

AmeriScan: Apr. 2, 2014


Renewables Power Google, Fees in National Forests, Rhino Horn Traders Indicted, California Salmon Streams Dry Up, Rare Alaskan Wolf, Navajo-Gallup Water Pumping Plant

Apple, Facebook, Google Power Up With [...]


AmeriScan: Mar. 28, 2014


Cutting Methane Emissions, BP Whiting Refinery Spill, Exxon Valdez Lawsuit, Hanford Workers Sick, Fracking-Conservation Balance, Ford Workers Charge EVs for Free

Obama’s New Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions … [...]


AmeriScan: Mar. 24, 2014


Deadly Washington Mudslide, Hanford Nuclear Leak, EPA Wins Mountaintop Mining Case, New Pesticide Cyantraniliprole, Ocean Tidal Power, Wooden High-Rise Buildings

Landslide in Washington State Claims 14 Lives … Feds [...]

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

AmeriScan: Mar. 18, 2014


America’s Newest Wilderness, WIPP Radiation Rumors, Efficient Commercial Cold  Storage, Pesticide in Nursing Homes, Court Lets Buffalo Roam, Colorado OKs GMO Ballot

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Declared Wilderness [...]

wind farm

AmeriScan: Mar. 14, 2014


Cape Wind Permit Upheld, BP Business Ban Lifted, Mercury in Seafood Lawsuit, Asian Carp Move North, Endangered Murrelet Protected, Gas-Powered Car Gets 74 MPG

Court Upholds First U.S. Offshore [...]


AmeriScan: Mar. 7, 2014


Two Million Against Keystone XL, Bison Trap Blockade, Kalamazoo Spill Protesters, Inert Pesticide Ingredients, DC Gas Leaks, Catalina Island Foxes

Keystone XL Opponents Deliver Two Million Comments … Bison [...]

water pollution

AmeriScan: Mar. 5, 2014


Coal Companies Fined $27M, Kickbacks Land Superfund Manager in Prison, Clergy Reject Keystone XL, California Water for Fish, Alt Energy Fraud, Dental Mercury Lawsuit

Polluting Coal Companies Fined Record [...]

baby toy

AmeriScan: Feb. 26, 2014


Imported Toys With Lead, Phthalates, West Virginia Clean Water Poll, Coal Data Browser, San Diego Port Shore Power, Monarch Butterfly Survival

U.S. Prosecutes Importers of Toys Containing Lead, Phthalates [...]

painted bunting

AmeriScan: Feb. 17, 2014


Building Collisions Kill Billion Birds a Year, Yellowstone Kills Bison, Vermont Kills Biomass Power Plant, New York Tries Microbeads Ban, Plastic Bags Become Diesel

Billion Birds Die Annually in [...]

cock rescue

AmeriScan: Feb. 10, 2014


New York Cockfighting Bust, Duke Coal Ash Spill, W.R. Grace Fined $63 Million, Voters Support Carbon Limits, Oil & Gas Chemical Emissions, Oregon Chub Recovered

New York Executes ‘Operation [...]

Etowah River Terminal

AmeriScan: Jan. 27, 2014


W. Virginia Chemical Spill, Chukchi Sea Oil Leases, Energy-Efficient Cities, Keystone XL Contractor, Coastal Wetlands Grants, Half U.S. Wolves Killed

West Virginia Governor Orders Chemical Leak Tank Removed … [...]


AmeriScan: Jan. 20, 2014


West Virgina Chemical Spill, Gulf Coast Pipeline, California’s Environmental Law Suspended, Birmingham Road Goes Ahead, Zero-Emission Buses


West Virgina Chemical Spill Prompts New State, Federal Laws … TransCanada’s [...]