U.S. Environmental Protection Agency News

South Carolina School Reopening Despite Toxic ‘Trash Mountain’ Fire

BEAUFORT, S.C. — A South Carolina elementary is reopening for the first day of school despite a smoldering, toxic fire in a 50-foot trash pile at a nearby recycling center. News outlets report Beaufort County School District decided to open …

Chevron Spills 800,000 Gallons of Oil, Water in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major …

Sources Say Top Shareholder Won’t Back Bayer Management in AGM Vote

About 30 billion euros ($34 billion) has been wiped off the pesticides and drugs firm’s market value since August, when a U.S. jury found Bayer liable because Monsanto, which it bought for $63 billion last year, had not warned of …