"Senate Democrats are requesting the Interior Department’s watchdog investigate what role President Trump’s pick to lead the agency played in preventing the release of a government report on toxic pesticides and endangered species."
No, wind power does not cause cancer. The New York Times checked.
"Over the federal government’s 30-year effort to revive endangered red wolves in North Carolina, there have been many attempts by opponents to get rid of them. But to argue that the wolves engaged in so much sex with coyotes that the two species somehow became one? That was a novel approach."
"Mars emits methane, a European orbiter has confirmed. But scientists can’t say yet whether the source is geological or biological."
"A Democratic lawmaker has asked the Interior Department's watchdog to look into reports that President Trump's nominee to lead the agency directly intervened to stop the release of a study linking the effects of two chemicals on endangered species."
"A fractured EPA advisory panel is asking for help as its ability to handle a high-stakes review of particulate matter standards is under harsh scrutiny."
"On Thursday, 41 scientists published the first worldwide analysis of a fungal outbreak that’s been wiping out frogs for decades. The devastation turns out to be far worse than anyone had previously realized."
Where should we look to map the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria? Sewage would be a good place to start, according to a newly published scientific paper.
"Eleven federal judges were at times puzzled, perturbed and bemused during high-stakes oral arguments yesterday involving the pesticide chlorpyrifos."
"A federal judge today [Wednesday] dismissed a third lawsuit challenging a far-reaching EPA restriction on advisory committee membership, likely dealing a fatal blow to opponents' hopes of overturning the policy anytime soon."