EPA proposal seeks to reduce pesticide area of responsibility for farmers
Plants may consume more water as climate warms, taking supplies from humans
As the planet warms, people living in North America, parts of central and South America and Eurasia may face water shortages as plants adjust to higher levels of carbon dioxide.
Lowe’s bans PFAS chemicals in rugs and carpets
By January 2020, Lowe’s will no longer sell carpets or rugs containing PFAS chemicals, the National Resources Defense Council reports.
Friends of Lake Monroe to develop plan for Lake Monroe watershed
The Friends of Lake Monroe have been awarded federal funding through the State of Indiana to develop a management plan for the Lake Monroe watershed.
The Midwest is one of the best places for renewable energy
A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has determined that building renewable energy in the upper Midwest helps maximize environmental and health benefits.
Rising sea levels could threaten homes of up to 300 million people
A recent study published in Nature Communications has determined that the homes of up to 300 million people will be threatened by rising sea levels – more than three times the previous estimate.
EPA to award $3 million in educational grants, Indiana applicants welcome
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting grant applications for environmental education programs.