Investigation into plastic pollution moves inland

A bundle of anthropogenic fibers found in UK soil. Credit: Ellie Harrison New research highlights the increasing threat of microplastics to global farming and food production. Scientists at Staffordshire University are driving research to understand the scale of plastic pollution in agricultural soils and its impact around the world. ClaireContinue Reading

INVESTIGATION: Controversy trails procurement of N244.6m chemicals, as EHORECON, Environment Ministry dodge responsibility

* Environment ministry, EHORECON deny awarding contracts Some discrepancies in the 2020 COVID-19 contract awards linked to the Environmental Health Officers Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) for procuring Chlorine-based chemicals with outdoor applications have necessitated a critical look.   The project awarded at the peak of the pandemic to be implemented inContinue Reading

Local Indigenous band pleased to see Ministry of Environment starting to hold Princeton-area compost facility accountable after investigation into operations - Penticton News

Photo: Ministry of Environment Photo from the Ministry report showing unscreened compost material from Net Zero Waste Abbotsford facility stored off pad, sampled on April 7, 2022 A rural Princeton organics processing facility that received thousands of pig carcasses in December has made some progress on fixing their operations thatContinue Reading

Workplace investigation reveals "tumultuous environment" inside Florence Police Department

FLORENCE, Colo. (KRDO) — A 76-page workplace investigative report reveals allegations of threats, unfairness, and blackmail involving the Florence Police Department’s current and former officers. Several officers have left the department since the beginning of the year. In March, the third-party investigation conducted by Employers Council primarily focused on allegationsContinue Reading

The Nevada System of Higher Education held a special meeting to fill in for Chair Cathy McAdoo ...

A third-party investigation into higher education Chancellor Melody Rose’s sex-based hostile work environment complaint found “insufficient evidence” to substantiate her claims. The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents is holding a special meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday regarding the conclusion the investigation. Regents will consider whether to reinstateContinue Reading