Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
The city says the lead levels in Chicago drinking water meet federal standards – but a new report says that might not be good enough.
The Obama administration is warning that the Chicago River is not as clean as it should be, and state environmental officials must set up tougher clean water standards.
An agreement has reportedly been reached aimed at reducing air pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan.
The City of Chicago will begin testing for the substance hexavalent chromium, after a study found high levels of the cancer-causing metal in tap water in the city and suburbs.
There’s a new scientific study in the news that says alarming amounts of a cancer-causing metal have been found in Chicago drinking water. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.