The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
New York and six other states, including Maryland, say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.
Ford Hybrids may not be the gas savers they promise to be.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.
A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is optimistic that a project examining natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drinking water will provide comprehensive guidelines to help scientists and the public identify the key issues.
Environmental groups say they are asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic chemical release reporting for the oil and gas industry.
The Justice Department says BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to pay $210,000 following surprise inspections at a Baltimore area oil terminal.
The federal government is pursuing a tough standard for cleanup of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town that concludes that even a tiny amount of asbestos can cause lung problems.
Washington schools, firehouses, police stations and city offices are now 100 percent wind powered.
The University of Maryland received a huge grant to help communities keep the Chesapeake Bay clean.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.
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