EPA Taking Strides to Reduce PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

In February, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new initiative to protect the drinking water consumed by Americans. The Agency took a big step in implementing its PFAS Action plan that proposes regulatory actions for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid...

5 Green Laws Poised to Improve the Planet in 2020

Climate change is a growing concern that has countries across the world scrambling to do their part to help the environment. The United Nations has warned that if swift action isn’t taken now, it could be too late by 2030. Thankfully, this eye-awakening warning has...

New York Plastic State Bag Ban Starts March 1

If you live in New York, it’s time to start stocking up on reusable shopping bags. Starting March 1, all plastic carryout bags will be banned from distribution by all businesses required to collect New York State sales tax. Cities and counties will be permitted to...

London-Based Firm Creates New Sustainable Concrete

Cement is used to create just about everything around you. Unfortunately, this building material is traditionally not eco-friendly in its creation or disposal — but that could soon change. Scientists at London-based Novacem believe they’ve developed a type of concrete...

EPA Grants Migrant Legal Aid $30,000 for Pesticide Awareness

A Michigan-based nonprofit has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promote pesticide awareness. In early November, the EPA announced its decision to give Migrant Legal Aid the funds to provide three audience-specific...