Environment

Implications of BPA in Paper Receipts

Implications of BPA in Paper Receipts

July 28, 2010

Federal regulators have expressed concern over BPA in food and beverage containers. Now an environmental group finds the controversial chemical in a surprising source - paper receipts. The health risks of exposure to BPA.

Update on the BP Oil Disaster and Drilling Moratorium

Update on the BP Oil Disaster and Drilling Moratorium

July 15, 2010

Tests on a new cap for the BP oil leak and concerns about the administration's call for a six-month ban on deep-water drilling. The ongoing efforts to stop the flow of oil and reduce the risk of leaks going forward.

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

July 8, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil disaster and who will get what from BP.

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

The Safety of Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico

The Safety of Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico

July 1, 2010

The B-P disaster has raised concerns about possible contamination of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. Setting safety standards for consumers and the fishing industry.

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

June 23, 2010

The story of a team of men who journey deep into the heart of the Amazon to find and protect a man believed to the lone survivor of an isolated tribe.

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

June 21, 2010

The U.S. has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. Supporters say it’s a step toward a cleaner energy future. But a new HBO documentary raises environmental and health concerns. The risks and rewards of drilling for natural gas.

The Fate of Wildlife Caught in the BP Oil Disaster

The Fate of Wildlife Caught in the BP Oil Disaster

June 21, 2010

Tens of millions of gallons of oil have spewed into the Gulf of Mexico in the eight weeks since the BP disaster, creating an environmental catastrophe unparalleled in U.S. history. Assessing the damage to wildlife and consequences for the...

News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

June 18, 2010

The Friday News Roundup. BP will set aside twenty-billion dollars for victims of the Gulf disaster. Senate Democrats push for an extension of jobless benefits and questions of possible election fraud in a South Carolina senate race.

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