Stories tagged: toxic
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Cannons, lasers, drones: New hope to save birds at toxic pit
After thousands of snow geese died in the toxic water of a former open-pit mine in Montana last fall, the companies responsible for the pit are bringing out the big …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Hanford officials prepare to pump nuke waste back into tank
Hanford Nuclear Reservation officials are preparing to pump thousands of gallons of leaked radioactive waste back into a 46-year-old storage tank that contains toxic leftovers from the production of plutonium …
Sat., June 29, 2013, 6:45 p.m.
Fernan Lake tested positive for blue-green algae; health advisory issued
A health advisory was issued Saturday for Fernan Lake, Idaho, where toxic blue-green algae was found present in the water.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2009, 1:14 p.m.
States: Federal toxics laws too weak
Environmental officials in Maine and a dozen other states issued a statement Wednesday saying federal laws to protect the public from toxic chemicals are too weak and states instead are …