There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Researchers are aiming within the next two years to roll out an early warning system that can spot when toxic algae is appearing.
The Trump administration would slash programmes aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs, according to a draft of the EPA budget proposal.
Michigan environmental officials say Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit.
A surge in seagull droppings is fouling up the water at a popular Dublin beach, Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency says.
Scientists in the United States are developing a faster, more efficient way of gauging the toxicity of chemicals, which may reduce the need for animal testing.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency says Volkswagen's cheating software affects more six-cylinder diesel engines, going back as far as 2009.
President Barack Obama has launched the first-ever climate rules for US power plants, calling for sweeping reductions in carbon emissions and provoking protests.
New York has formalised its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, concluding a seven-year environmental and health review that drew a record number of public comments.
Fracking has not led to widespread, systemic pollution of drinking water, the US EPA says.
Apple is looking for greener paper and is investing in solar power in China in an endeavour to fight climate change.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to try to convince climate change "doubters" as the world waits to see what US President Donald Trump will do.
The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cut.
A US Environmental Protection Agency official says a pipeline spill that dumped 180 000 litres of diesel into a river that forms the border of southern Illinois and Indiana has had no effect on wildlife.
Embattled automaker Volkswagen believed it could clear up emissions-cheating allegations with US authorities amicably and was caught off-guard by them going public instead, a key company document revealed.
The Food and Drug Administration says a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market.
Fifteen US states have petitioned a federal court to block new rules by President Barack Obama's administration to encourage clean power and cut harmful carbon emissions from power plants.
President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle.
The Missouri and Iowa governors have urged the EPA to ditch a plan to lower renewable fuel standards.,
Climate change may worsen ragweed counts in Europe, just like it did in North America.
Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel are expressing doubts about a legal challenge to the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change.
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