Environment

John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

Oct 21, 2017

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change

Ranger whose gun used in San Francisco slaying was promoted

Oct 20, 2017

A news station says the U.S. Bureau of Land Management promoted a ranger months after his stolen gun turned up in the hands of a Mexican man accused of using it to kill a woman on a San Francisco pier

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

Oct 20, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts

Minnesota wild rice rule irks industry and environmentalists

Oct 20, 2017

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has managed to anger both environmentalists and industry with its new wild rice standard

The Latest: California fire evacuees allowed to return home

Oct 20, 2017

Northern California residents who fled a wildfire in the dead of night with only minutes to spare returned to their neighborhoods for the first time in nearly two weeks Friday to see if anything was standing

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate moves to open site

Oct 20, 2017

Congress is a step closer to opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling

Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf

Oct 20, 2017

Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young; they still see hope in the calf's capture

Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

Oct 20, 2017

Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters

More oil than initially believed spilled off Louisiana coast

Oct 19, 2017

The Coast Guard says the amount of oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana's coast last weekend is substantially higher than initial estimates

EPA orders more repairs at Texas toxic site following Harvey

Oct 19, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency says it has ordered two companies to make more extensive repairs to stabilize the area around a Superfund toxic waste site near Houston following Hurricane Harvey

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