Environment

Changing tastes brew bitter times for Japan's beer makers

Aug 16, 2017

Changing tastes brew bitter times for Japan's beer makers as "salaryman" style after work drinks lose appeal

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

Aug 16, 2017

U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

Aug 15, 2017

Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

Aug 15, 2017

President Donald Trump says he has signed a new executive order intended to make more efficient the federal permitting process for construction of infrastructure projects without harming the environment

$1.1 million penalty for Californian who plowed wetlands

Aug 15, 2017

A California farmer has agreed to pay $1.1 million for disturbing streams and wetlands after he challenged federal environmental regulations for years

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters

Aug 15, 2017

Professors at the University of Rhode Island and Harvard University are studying chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide and have been linked to cancer and other illnesses

Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival

Aug 15, 2017

Marine conservation groups say accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten the species' survival

Kuwait reports second oil spill in less than a week

Aug 15, 2017

Kuwait is reporting a second offshore oil spill in less than a week

Wildlife officials determine bald eagle had lead poisoning

Aug 15, 2017

Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

Aug 15, 2017

Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched

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