Environment

2 new exotic species identified in the Great Lakes

Aug 9, 2018

Researchers say two new exotic zooplankton species have crept into the Great Lakes

Outgoing Yellowstone boss says he feels he was punished

Aug 9, 2018

National Park Service officials told Yellowstone's departing superintendent that he wasn't being forced out over a disagreement with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

Company disputes complaint over refinery by national park

Aug 9, 2018

The company planning to build an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota is asking state regulators to dismiss a complaint filed over the site.

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit using fake vehicle emission data

Aug 9, 2018

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha admit using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles in a product quality scandal in Japan's auto industry

Organic dairy farmers vow to compete in changing industry

Aug 9, 2018

Small family operated organic dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out of business while large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding

Beasts unburden: Donkeys at mini ranch help people de-stress

Aug 9, 2018

Beasts unburden: Donkeys have just one job at an upstate New York farm sanctuary, helping humans to de-stress

The Latest: Progress made on California's largest wildfire

Aug 9, 2018

Firefighters are making progress against the largest California wildfire ever recorded although thousands of homes and buildings remain threatened

Police: Alaska man, son caught on video killing bear, cubs

Aug 9, 2018

Alaska authorities say a video camera being used for a bear study caught two men illegally killing a bear and her two shrieking newborn cubs and returning later to get rid of the spent shells

Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

Aug 8, 2018

A California gas utility has reached a settlement with state and local governments to pay $120 million after the nation's largest known release of climate-changing methane drove thousands of people from their homes

The Latest: Report-SEC probing Musk's Tesla-buyout tweet

Aug 8, 2018

Report: SEC opens inquiry into Musk's tweet about taking Tesla private

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