As China’s top officials pledge to declare war on smog, a World Health Organization report said 40 percent of the 7 million people killed by air pollution globally in 2012 lived in the region dominated by that country.
California regulators have identified toxins in children’s nap mats, spray-foam insulation and paint strippers as part of a far-reaching law that could affect consumers, manufacturers and retailers across the U.S.
Colorado regulators approved groundbreaking controls on emissions from oil and natural gas operations after an unusual coalition of energy companies and environmentalists agreed on measures to counter worsening smog.
Bloomberg BNA – West Virginia residents affected by the recent Elk River chemical spill should trust federal regulators' assurances that their drinking water is safe, according to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D).
President Barack Obama’s budget chief, Jacob Lew, said during a Bloomberg Breakfast in Washington with reporters yesterday in Washington that he is optimistic lawmakers will reach an agreement to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year and signaled the administration is open to more spending cuts in negotiations with Republicans.