A Pew Research Center study shows that the two groups disagree most strongly on the safety of GM foods, the use of animals in research, climate change and human evolution.
A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.
Nine Democrats joined 53 Republicans to pass the measure, which must be reconciled with a version passed by the House. The Senate vote is also not enough to override a threatened presidential veto.
An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it's asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.
He took steps to protect land in Alaska from oil and gas drilling, and to allow offshore drilling along the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia — all part of a climate change strategy.
As if the drought weren't bad enough, four of the area's aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it will allow oil companies to drill off the southeastern Atlantic Coast. The move will also restrict access along parts of Alaska's coast.
Alaska politicians are furious about Obama's proposal to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil and gas development. They've argued ANWR is vital to the state's economic future.
Renee Montagne talks to Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski about White House plans to designate 12 million acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
Oil industry representatives are criticizing the decision, but analysts say the shale revolution will buy the industry time to develop safe technology in the threatened environment.
The two parcels were among four up for lease Thursday by the Interior Department. The two other parcels didn’t receive bids.
Scientists estimate about 15 billion cubic feet of natural gas escapes the regional delivery system annually — more than twice the loss rate that regulators and utilities estimate.