Scientists estimate that the dead zone could grow to around 7,829 square miles—or about the same size as the state of Massachusetts.
U.S. Department of Energy pushes forward with plans to reclassify some of its nuclear waste from Cold War weapons research.
"Take a look at the gigantic new potty that Jared and Ivanka’s landlord is renting from the federal government," former ethics chief Richard Painter tweeted.
The research team also found that only 21 of the 91 long rivers that were once connected to the ocean still retain a direct connection from source to sea.
Some of the trees are thought to be at least 200 years old.
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what’s going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
The U.S. said that “floods once again show the level of Iranian regime mismanagement in urban planning and in emergency preparedness” weeks after flooding ravaged the Midwest.
President Donald Trump signed the country’s largest wilderness preservation legislation in a decade—but cut Environmental Protection Agency funding by 31 percent.
The president celebrated his second year in office by speaking out against climate change, tweeting about the cold weather on the East Coast before adding that it “wouldn’t be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!”
“The technology has major environmental ramifications and has the potential to alter the economic and political landscape in many U.S. states.”
“They say he's the Donald Trump of Brazil. Can you believe that? But he likes it,” Trump said.
Furloughs have prevented staff from holding meetings on proposals to undo Obama-era environmental protections.
The innovative Recycled Park Project aims to catch plastic waste before it enters the sea and convert it into floating island parks that are run by local communities.
“Mr. Bernhardt has represented mining and extraction companies, developers, and oil and gas interests," wrote 150 environmental advocacy groups in a letter.
Environmental activists hope the governor-elect will get tough on the oil and gas industry.
Some 600,000 children were killed by air pollution in 2016.
Pando is a unique "forest of one tree" covering some 106 acres of the Fishlake National Forest in Utah.
Kavanaugh will cement the Supreme Court's conservative bloc...Here's what could change next year.