Environment

EPA settles with City of Wapato for wastewater treatment discharge violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the City of Wapato, Washington for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its city wastewater treatment facility. Wapato lies in central Washington’s Yakima County, within...

IUCN’s New “Green Status of Species” Measures Impact of Conservation Action

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Green(washing) finance: sustainability funds fail to live up to their name

Sustainability funds hardly redirect capital to sustainable activities compared to conventional funds, according to a new study commissioned by Greenpeace Switzerland and Greenpeace Luxembourg, and published today. Exposing these misleading marketing...

Cargo Ship Sinks off Sri Lanka, Triggers Environmental Disaster

A cargo ship with tons of chemicals on board sank near Sri Lanka’s main port, the government said Wednesday, sparking one of the country’s worst-ever marine environmental disasters.