Scott Pruitt, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was widely criticized for barring researchers who received agency grants from serving on its science advisory panels. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR (CC BY-SA 2.0) Originally published by E&E News Green groups have clocked a win against a controversial Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy […]

The proposed Migratory Bird Treaty Act doesn’t have the crucial clause that kept companies from killing vulnerable species. Birds like this could soon be left unprotected James Lee/Unsplash The Trump Administration just laid out their plans to gut one of the most important laws protecting birds in the United States. […]

Looking a bit like a bowl of spaghetti, this map shows the general scheme of the US stock market — formally known as the National Market System — as described by a team of scientist at the University of Vermont and The MITRE Corporation. Spread out between four communities in northern […]

Email exchanges show senior employees and Flint officials knew the tap water was poisoned with lead months before the city alerted residents. PHOTOGRAPH: GEOFF ROBINS/GETTY IMAGES This story originally appeared on The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Executives at one of the world’s largest utilities companies knew that families in […]

Not all blueberries are the same. A variety called Ridley 1111 is at the centre of an important lawsuit for intellectual property and plants. Shutterstock A few weeks ago, the Federal Court of Australia ordered a farmer in New South Wales to pay A$290,000 to a blueberry-producing company because he had grown […]