Eva Sanjurjo has fought industrial polluters, drug dealers, pimps and slumlords in Hunts Point on behalf of the little ones in her day care center.
The car, which Toyota calls the FCV concept car, was one of several fuel-cell vehicles expected to be introduced soon, including models from Honda and Hyundai.
Twelve teams are competing in Washington to find ways to get twice as much heat out of a log of firewood while producing cleaner smoke.
Automakers and rental companies are establishing car-sharing ventures as car sales to young people drop and technologies emerge that enable more options for getting around.
What good are all the benefits achieved in rapid economic growth if it makes China too polluted a place to live?
Beijing’s leaders signal a readiness for some personal freedoms and further economic reforms, all under firm one-party rule.
Volunteers wore surgical gloves, many afraid to touch the water, as they picked through tangles of mangrove along a lagoon at the edge of Puerto Rico's capital.
About 8,300 private collection trucks would have to meet federal emissions standards by 2020, three years after the deadline for the city’s fleet, under the plan.
The 86-year-old founder of the world’s largest gold mining company will step down amid criticism from shareholders over several missteps in a tough market.
The Carbon Power Plant, the state’s oldest coal-fired power plant, is set to close by April 2015, a result of new stricter federal pollution regulations.