- $4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland Updated: Jun-02-15 4:06 pm
OAKLAND, California - A $4 million federal grant to prevent fires in the tony Oakland hills has ignited debate over whether to chop down trees in the region.
- Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling Updated: Jun-02-15 3:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Ten environmental groups Tuesday sued a federal agency over its approval of a plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploratory petroleum drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.
- 6 groups seek to intervene in federal drilling rules lawsuit Updated: Jun-02-15 2:07 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Six environmental groups seek to join the federal government in opposing two lawsuits that contest upcoming rules for oil and gas drilling on federal lands.
- Chinese chemical company site opposed Updated: Jun-01-15 9:38 am
VACHERIE, Louisiana - Two environmental groups are challenging the issuance of an air operating permit to China-based company planning a methanol manufacturing facility along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish.
- Oklahoma voters to decide death penalty, farming questions Updated: May-30-15 12:34 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on at least two issues during the 2016 next general election - whether the death penalty and if the right of citizens to farm and ranch should be enshrined in the state constitution.
- Catholics organize to promote pope's climate change message Updated: May-24-15 12:13 pm
NEW YORK - There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings and seminars, and sermons in parishes from the U.S. to the Philippines.
- The latest on a possible gas pipeline in the Pinelands Updated: May-22-15 1:50 pm
UPPER TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - A southern New Jersey natural gas company wants to move forward with a 22-mile-long, 2-foot-wide pipeline from one rural section of the state to another.
- California backs gas plant to fill void from closed nuke Updated: May-21-15 7:04 pm
LOS ANGELES - Utility regulators Thursday opened the way for development of a natural gas-fired power plant on the coast near San Diego, perhaps one of the last of its kind in California as the state pushes toward a green energy future.
- Louisiana black bear could move off threatened-species list Updated: May-20-15 7:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Federal and Louisiana officials say it's time to get the animal that inspired teddy bears off the list of protected species.
- Savings from Indiana energy-efficiency law could be small Updated: May-10-15 11:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say.