Environment

Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

Feb 14, 2018

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has message for President Donald Trump: 'You will not drill off our precious shores!'; environmentalists, denied mic at hearings, stage boisterous rallies beforehand

APNewsBreak: Shooting range tied to Trumps rattles neighbors

Feb 14, 2018

A company tied to President Donald Trump's two grown sons owns a 171-acre preserve in upstate New York that they and others use as a private shooting range

US agency, Kauai seed company settle on pesticide violations

Feb 14, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with Syngenta Seeds LLC to resolve federal pesticide violations at the company's farm on Kauai

Number of lawsuits challenging opioid industry still growing

Feb 14, 2018

The number of lawsuits continues to grow in a combined federal challenge of drug companies' role in the opioid crisis

Report: Fertilizer, manure top Lake Erie phosphorus sources

Feb 14, 2018

A U.S.-Canadian agency says there's little doubt that commercial fertilizer and manure are the top sources of phosphorus pollution in western Lake Erie

Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah

Feb 13, 2018

Authorities say a leaping elk brought down a research helicopter trying to capture the animal in the mountains of eastern Utah

Trump fights releasing details on national monument decision

Feb 13, 2018

The U.S. government says it doesn't have to release documents involving legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to shrink national monuments because they're protected presidential communications

Trump: Gut funding for climate science, boost fossil fuels

Feb 13, 2018

The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels

Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs

Feb 13, 2018

President Donald Trump again trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support for cleanups of some iconic US waterways

Etsy.com lifts ban on Alaska Native's otter fur handicrafts

Feb 13, 2018

An Alaska Native says his otter fur handicrafts are for sale again on Etsy.com after the website briefly took them down to align with a new policy targeting the illegal trade of ivory and items made from parts of endangered or threatened animals

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