Environment

North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo

Jun 17, 2018

A new book detailing the history of the American buffalo is telling the story of the last great bison hunts in the western Dakotas and efforts to restore the animals that were on the verge of extinction.

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Jun 17, 2018

Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Jun 16, 2018

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

The Latest: Ethics office seeks expanded probe of EPA chief

Jun 15, 2018

A federal ethics office is asking for another investigation of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt

Trump's move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banks

Jun 15, 2018

In the decades since President George H.W. Bush first pledged a goal of "no net loss" of U.S. wetlands, a uniquely American system mixing conservation and capitalism has been supported by every president _ until the Trump administration

McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

Jun 15, 2018

McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year

Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

Jun 15, 2018

Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas

Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

Jun 15, 2018

A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician first to reveal the extent of lead contamination on the struggling city's children

The Latest: Keystone XL opponent says 'fight is not over'

Jun 15, 2018

An attorney for an organization opposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline says the "fight is not over" after the South Dakota Supreme Court dismissed a legal appeal from project foes

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

Jun 15, 2018

Entrepreneur Elon Musk says a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport at speeds of up to 150 mph could be operational in about three years

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