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EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Is Stepping Down
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will leave her post in January....


A Conversation With EPA's Lisa Jackson
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson spoke with BET.com about her efforts to to ensure that African-Am...


EPA Agrees to Begin Cleanup of Toxic Site in a Missouri
After numerous lawsuits, public hearings and other actions related to a toxic site in Missouri, the...


Why Pollution and the Environment Matter to Black People
Continued exposure to air pollution and other environmental toxins has taken its toll on the health...


Skin Bleaching Creams Can Pose Mercury Poisoning Risk
The Food and Drug Administration put out a report warning people about certain skin bleaching cream...


Calif: No Common Cause for Birth Defects Near Dump
Calif: No Common Cause for Birth Defects Near Dump...


Independent Panel to Share Findings on Gulf Spill
WASHINGTON – The causes of the massive Gulf oil spill will be laid out for the first time Mon...


Former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Lands at Apple
Former EPA administrator Lisa Jackson will serve as vice president for environmental initiatives at...


Commentary: How It Helps America for Blacks to Go Green
From campus leaders to hip hop stars and young entrepreneurs, people of color are leading the way t...


Official: 143 Killed By Extremists in Nigeria
Extremists disguised in military fatigues attacked about 20 pickup trucks and two light tanks firin...


U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Is Leaving the Obama Administration
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk will step down in February and is the second African-American to...


Administration releases new fuel efficiency rules
Administration releases new fuel efficiency rules...


Earth Day: No more burning rivers, but new threats
Earth Day: No more burning rivers | but new threats...


Clean Air Rules Seen Adding 1.5 Million Jobs Through 2015
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Looming U.S. rules that power utilities face on air pollution could create n...


With No Room to Put Snow, Eastern Waterways Beckon
BOSTON (AP) -- Imagine the East Coast's largest cities mixing a brew of salt, motor oil, trash and ...


Countdown to a Shutdown
Congressional lawmakers have just hours to go before a possible federal government shutdown at midn...


Obama Says BP’s Job in the Gulf Coast Is Not Done
The administration is keeping a “watchful eye” on recovery efforts....


Ten Years Later, 9/11 Responders and Workers Still Suffer Many Illnesses
Studies show first responders and workers they have a 10 percent higher chance of developing cancer...


Famed Beach in Jamaica Slowly Vanishing to Erosion
A senior director at the Jamaican National Environment and Planning Agency says the "Seven Mile Bea...


Warning! Dangerous Levels of Arsenic Found in Your Favorite Cheap Wine
It’s time to rethink that Two-Buck Chuck....

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