Environment

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

Jun 20, 2018

An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government

Theft of mammoth proportions: Agency seeks stolen tusk

Jun 19, 2018

A federal agency in Alaska wants the public's help to solve a mammoth theft

Foxconn investing in $30 million water recycling system

Jun 19, 2018

Foxconn Technology Group says it's investing in a $30 million recycling system to significantly reduce the amount of water it draws from Lake Michigan for its planned manufacturing complex in southeast Wisconsin

California lawmakers debate creating regional electric grid

Jun 19, 2018

A contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states faces a crucial test Tuesday in a state Senate committee

EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

Jun 18, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought

Minnesota PUC opens hearings on Enbridge Line 3 replacement

Jun 18, 2018

Passions ran high though people remained polite as Minnesota regulators opened a key hearing on Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota

Panel: Nuclear contamination found on worker at weapons lab

Jun 18, 2018

Reports say radioactive contamination was found on a worker's hands and other places at a nuclear weapons lab in New Mexico _ the latest safety lapse at the facility as it ramps up work with nuclear material

Warned 30 years ago, global warming 'is in our living room'

Jun 18, 2018

Thirty years ago a NASA scientist said global warming was here in what was called the opening salvo of the age of climate change

Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

Jun 18, 2018

Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

In 'Jurassic World,' a dino-sized animal-rights parable

Jun 18, 2018

Metaphors in the mirror may appear closer than they are: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' pushes the franchise into an animal-right parable

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