A new EPA rule will exempt requirements for farms to report pollution from animal waste.
The EPA has floated a new rule that would let industrial farms off the hook from reporting toxic airborne emissions from concentrated animal waste. Animal waste from massive industrial farms gives off toxic gasses like ammonia, methane and hydrogen sulfide. Under a rule called the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, farms have to report […]
Big food companies want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer, but the best-known program to accomplish this may not have much effect.
Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer.
Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. Environmental groups watch to see if they keep their promises.
Anaerobic digesters solve a few problems at once -- generate renewable energy, divert food waste from landfills and cut down on harmful emissions.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.
Global food security was among demonstrators' top concerns in New York on Sunday during the largest march in history to call for action on climate change.
New compostable packaging by snack companies breaks down in 14 weeks in a compost pile, but what happens when it winds up in a landfill?
If you’re an eco-conscious seafood fan, you are probably aware of the complex sustainability issues around buying fish and other seafood.
The Giving Tree Band makes green living sound so sweet. Their new record and the accompanying tour have been called the greenest in the world.
The United Nations has announced that industrialized nations around the world have agreed to cut CO2 emissions, but the US still lags behind.
After some bluster early on, the Obama Administration seems to have turned away from green tech a bit. Earth Eats' Cory Barker rounds up recent developments.
A study by Dutch analysts found that the growth of global carbon dioxide emissions dropped dramatically in 2008. So what's the bad news?