• Pipeline Leak Caused Deadly Colorado House Explosion

    Investigators recently announced that a deadly April 17 explosion in Firestone, Colorado was caused by an abandoned leaking pipeline that was still connected to a natural gas well owned by Anadarko Petroleum. The 1-inch pipeline was cut about 10 feet from the recently-built home where two men died and one woman and her son were severely injured, […]

  • ‘Shocking’ Levels of PCB Chemicals in UK Killer Whale Lulu

    The BBC is reporting that a killer whale, called Lulu, was found dead on the Isle of Tiree in Scotland last year after becoming entangled in fishing lines. But tests now reveal her body contained among the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, ever recorded.

  • Block Island Now Powered by Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

    Lorraine Chow of Ecowatch is reporting that Block Island, the smallest town in the country’s smallest state, is now powered by Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind, the nation’s first offshore wind farm.

  • Huge Crowds Attend March for Science in NYC, Worldwide

    Newsday is reporting that Tens of thousands of scientists and their allies marched through Manhattan Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s approach to science, including his job picks for top regulatory posts and proposed funding cuts to research and enforcement. The March for Science, coinciding with Earth Day, was set for more than 600 locations […]