Environment

Lawsuit: Bighorn sheep threatened by domestic sheep grazing

Oct 18, 2017

Environmental groups say in a lawsuit that the U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing bighorn sheep with deadly diseases by allowing thousands of domestic sheep to graze in eastern Idaho as part of agricultural research activities

Trump EPA nominees on hold amid dispute over biofuel mandate

Oct 18, 2017

A Senate committee has delayed consideration of four of President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the EPA amid opposition to the administration's proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel

Judge to hear arguments on tribe's pipeline contingency plan

Oct 18, 2017

A federal judge will accept arguments over the next month on whether the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline must stage equipment near an American Indian reservation in southern North Dakota to respond to any oil spill under the Missouri River

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct 18, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Oct 18, 2017

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging points

Oct 18, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, as one of the oil giant steps responds to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles

Israel to keep funding feeding ground for migrating pelicans

Oct 18, 2017

Israel's ministry of agriculture says it will continue funding a pet project to feed thousands of Great White Pelicans who fly annually over the country

The Latest: Napa Valley school remain closed until Monday

Oct 18, 2017

Officials say schools in Napa County will remain closed until Monday

Idaho wary of Obama 'leftovers' working on sage grouse plan

Oct 17, 2017

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says the state has to be vigilant monitoring the federal government's creation of a new sage grouse conservation plan due to federal employees who worked on the previous plan that caused Otter to file a lawsuit

Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate

Oct 17, 2017

An Iowa Republican says he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel

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