McDonald's To Switch To Paper Straws In U.K., IrelandMcDonald's said Friday it will test an alternative to plastic straws in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.
Scientists Predict Average Dead Zone, But 3X Long-Term GoalFederal scientists are predicting an average dead zone this summer in the Gulf of Mexico.
McDonald's Not Ready To Let Go Of Plastic StrawsMcDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.
Drought On Tap To Intensify Over U.S. SouthwestRivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
What Happens To The Stuff That North Texans Recycle?At this point, most people in North Texas will recycle at least some of their trash. Recycling has become easier than ever, and it all starts with the consumer.
Army Corps Meeting With Tribes On Dakota Access Oil PipelineEnvironmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to continue into the summer as federal officials meet with American Indian tribes who have raised concerns about being left out of the process.
Texas Officials Ignore Dioxin Spread In Houston WaterwaysAn agreement has finally cleared the way for cleanup at a Superfund site in Texas known as the San Jacinto Waste Pits.
UTA Researchers Looking To Improve Environmental Impact From FrackingResearchers say they have figured out how to filter and recycle the water from oil fields and reuse it during fracking.
Bloomberg Gives $4.5M To UN Climate Body, Softening U.S. CutsFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations.
Texas Gains 3 Rigs As US Rig Count Rises To 1,008The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 1,008.
EPA To Clean Up Toxic Site Damaged By Hurricane HarveyFederal environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Rhode Island Town Unanimously Passes Law Banning BalloonsBalloons won't fly anymore in one Rhode Island town. The governing council voted unanimously to say goodbye to balloons for good, prohibiting the sale and use of balloons.