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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

It's bad enough what marine "Dead Zones" do to the oceans; now it looks as if they're drivers of global warming as well. In a new report in the March 12 edition of the journal Science , Dr. Lou Codispoti of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science found that as Dead Zones expand, they release more nitrous oxide -- a particularly potent greenhouse gas.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Environmentalists filed suit against poultry giant Perdue and one of its contract chicken farms last week (March 2) for violations to the Clean Water Act.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

If you're in Washington DC tonight (March 16) and want to see a cracking good documentary film on the dangers of natural gas drilling , then head on over to the Carnegie Institution for Science for a free screening of Gasland at 7 pm. The showing is part of the Environmental Film Festival held annually in DC.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is the new head of the Chesapeake Executive Council , replacing Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. The panel, which sets policy for the federal-state effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay's health, met this week to make the shift official.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The 10 most important stories from EWG's blog in 2009.