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EPA Finally Discovers What’s Killing The Bees

EPA Finally Discovers What’s Killing The Bees

FOR YEARS NOW, HONEYBEES IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE BEEN DYING AND IT SEEMS TO BE A MYSTERY AS TO WHAT WAS KILLING THEM. THE EPA HAS FINALLY CONCEDED THAT A VERY WIDELY USED PESTICIDE COULD BE THE REASON FOR THESE HONEYBEES DYING. THEY RELEASED A REPORT, AND ACCORDING TO MOTHER JONES THE REPORT CARD …

EPA provides grant funding for DC water projects

EPA provides grant funding for DC water projects

Collin Burrell: The district will benefit immensely from receiving this grand fund from EPA. It will help us meet our non-point source pollution goal in the District and help us meet Mayor Muriel Bowser’s goal of cleaning up the river and make it fishable and swimmable by the year 2032. We are doing some major …

How Do We Solve Our Trash Problem?

How Do We Solve Our Trash Problem?

(techno music) – Most of us don’t think so much about trash, especially if we live in an industrialized country where we get curb side pickup, but here are some important statistics. 32% of municipal waste is recycled, another 13% is incinerated, and that leaves the rest, which is over 50% or 1000lbs per year, …

Celebrating America Recycles Day by Diverting Waste

Celebrating America Recycles Day by Diverting Waste

I’m Alexandra Dunn Regional Administrator for EPA New England November 15th is America Recycles Day. We use this day to raise awareness about waste reduction. Landfills across the region and the country are filling up quickly, and it’s important to avoid putting items in landfills that don’t belong there. In fact, the U.S. produces over …

A Former EPA Insider Speaks Out | FRONTLINE

A Former EPA Insider Speaks Out | FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR: Betsy Southerland left the EPA in July after more than 30 years and is the highest ranking staff member to speak on television.>>The atmosphere of EPA is really tense. What everyone is trying desperately to do is to hope against hope that their facts will change Scott Pruitt’s mind, that they’ll be special and …

What you can do about climate change at home

What you can do about climate change at home

Our climate is changing. The choices we make affect the amount of greenhouse gases we put into the atmosphere. Making a few changes around your home and yard can cut carbon emissions, and even save you money. Swap out five of your most used lightbulbs with energy star bulbs like CFL’s or LED’s. Change air …

Citizen scientists win big in upstate New York

Citizen scientists win big in upstate New York

[MUSIC] NARRATOR: THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY A SAFER PLACE. ONE WAY IS THROUGH CITIZEN SCIENCE. RESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS COLLECT DATA TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THEIR LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND ADDRESS ISSUES OF CONCERN. THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY COLLABORATES WITH THESE CITIZEN SCIENTISTS TO REDUCE POLLUTION IN TONAWANDA, NEW YORK. THE CLEAN …

EPA-Hating Scott Pruitt Confirmed Head Of EPA

EPA-Hating Scott Pruitt Confirmed Head Of EPA

DESPITE A JUDGE RULING THAT POTENTIALLY DAMNING EMAILS WOULD NEED TO BE RELEASED BY NEXT TUESDAY, SCOTT PRUITT HAS CLEARED THE SENATE IN A CLOSE VOTE AND WILL BE THE NEXT HEAD OF THE EPA. THOSE EMAILS WILL COME OUT BUT NOT EARLY ENOUGH TO POTENTIALLY TANK HIS CONFIRMATION — COLLINS WAS ONE OF ONLY …

EPA’s Scott Pruitt Tours Gold King Mine

EPA’s Scott Pruitt Tours Gold King Mine

WE CONTINUE COVERING COLORADO. THE HEAD OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY TOWARDS THE SITE OF THE GOLD KING MINE NEAR SILVERTON. SCOTT PRUITT ALONG THE COLORADO LAWMAKERS SO THE PROGRESS AT THE CLEANUP. THE SPILL SENT 3,000,000 GALLONS OF TAINTED MINE WASTEWATER THROUGH THE RIVERS. THE EPA IS CONSIDERING PAYING FOR THE DAMAGE TO THE …