A California Environmental Protection Agency’s Resources Board study finds that airtight homes lead to pollutant buildup; poor indoor air quality can damage health
Following a disastrous investigation into the Energy Star program’s certification process, the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency are making major changes, including scrapping automated approval and requiring stricter lab results.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concerns about how BPA affects infants’ and children’s health. Studies have shown that BPA can affect reproduction, development, metabolism and behavior in children.
A new Environmental Protection Agency website helps homeowners and renters decrease their energy consumption and cut carbon emissions.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program reached a major milestone this week when it qualified its 1 millionth Energy Star home.
Reform of chemical regulation would give the EPA a strong hand in which products get to consumers, and a new Senate bill limits formaldehyde levels in composite wood products.
Problems with drywall continue as the Environmental Protection Agency finds traces of mercury and formaldehyde in drywall products.
Find the best reusable water bottle for you. Whether it is plastic, steel, aluminum or glass, using a reusable water bottle helps the environment. The $11 billion bottled water industry takes a toll on our environment. Here is a list of reusable bottles that could end your bottled water habits.
The Environmental Protection Agency has added short-chain chlorinated paraffins, found in paint, adhesives and plastics, to its short list of dangerous chemicals.
The Environmental Protection Agency releases a list of the top green power purchasers in the United States.
A Tennessee coal plant had some explaining to do at a congressional hearing after a major coal sludge spill.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a list of the top 20 on-site renewable electtricity generators.
New standards for Energy Star refrigerators and freezers will reduce energy consumption and include “connected” features.
The EPA continues to fight a six-year battle against White House and Pentagon officials about drinking-water standards.
Ben & Jerry's teams up with Greenpeace to bring the U.S. a cleaner way of freezing food, especially ice cream.
Keep your pet safe by learning the dangers posed by certain flea- and tick-control products.
Whether you’re looking for a sporty two-seater, a large family vehicle, or a heavy-duty farm or work truck, here's how to find the best options for vehicles that use less fuel and save you money.
There seems to be limited testing done by the EPA on the toxicity of some chemicals.
The ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder app uses your zip code to find sales tax exemptions, credits, or rebates on qualified products.
The cosmetics industry may have to pay if the Obama administration makes new regulations on the way chemicals are tested.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order to help reduce automobile gas emissions in the United States. This is the first of many steps that the Obama administration plans to make to improve global warming.
A National Resources Defense Council analyst calls proposed standards “the most important actions to clean up air pollution from dirty coal-burning power plants since the Clean Air Act was last updated in 1990.”
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking comments until Nov. 28 on how it should rule on global warming pollutants.
Simran Sethi writes about choosing eco-friendly paints, tiles, and other aspects of her renovated bathroom.