Environment

Pregnant Chicago postal worker missing; foul play suspected

Oct 19, 2018

Chicago Police say they suspect foul play in the disappearance more than two weeks ago of a pregnant 27-year-old postal carrier

GOP panel's foreign agent inquiry triggers harsh response

Oct 19, 2018

The Center for Biological Diversity, a green group based in Arizona, is hammering a House committee for investigating whether nonprofit organizations are being manipulated by foreign parties that want to undercut U.S. interests

Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom

Oct 18, 2018

A prominent blogger freed from prison in Vietnam on condition that she live in exile in the United States says she is glad to be reunited with her family and that she knows she is not alone in advocating for freedom

Power company proposes burying line under Maine gorge

Oct 18, 2018

A Maine power company is making a concession to environmentalists by proposing to bury a portion of a transmission line that would cross a scenic gorge

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

Oct 18, 2018

Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas

China orders evacuations after landslide blocks Tibet river

Oct 18, 2018

Chinese emergency services say about 6,000 people have been evacuated after a landslide in Tibet blocked the flow of one of the region's key rivers, creating a lake that could endanger downstream areas in India

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misses on storms, science, clean air

Oct 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump doesn't get the science quite right in AP interview on his assertions that experts are substantially split on climate change, the extent of hurricane activity and air in the US is 'cleaner than it's ever been'

Beaches closed on the French Riviera due to oil pellets

Oct 17, 2018

France's Ecology ministry said oil pellets have reached beaches near Saint-Tropez on the French Riviera on Wednesday, ten days after two cargo ships collided north of the island of Corsica

Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

Oct 17, 2018

In the conservative stronghold of Utah, the first black female Republican in Congress is trying to fend off a challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor hoping to harness voters' dissatisfaction with Donald Trump

EPA puts off final say on science transparency rule

Oct 17, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is putting off for at least a year any final announcement on a controversial proposal overhauling how the agency evaluates science

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