Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution

World / Science & Health Jan 24, 2020

Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ended federal protection for many of America's streams, arroyos and wetlands, a sweeping environmental rollback that could leave the waterways more vulnerable to pollution from development, industry and farms. The policy change, signed by heads of ...

China unveils plan to reduce single-use plastic by 2025

Business Jan 20, 2020

China unveils plan to reduce single-use plastic by 2025

China's top economic planner said it would cut the production and use of plastic over the next five years, helping reduce one of the world's biggest sources of plastic pollution. By the end of this year, nondegradable plastic bags will be banned in places such ...