- Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit Updated: Aug-18-15 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups say.
- Critics of carbon regulations using mine spill to skewer EPA Updated: Aug-15-15 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Authorities say rivers tainted by last week's massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine are starting to recover, but for the Environmental Protection Agency the political fallout from the disaster could linger.
- Conservationists win ruling in Nevada wildlife killing suit Updated: Aug-08-15 3:16 pm
RENO, Nevada - A U.S. appeals court has breathed new life into a conservation group's legal battle in Nevada aimed at shutting down a Depression-era government program that spends more than $100 million a year to subsidize the killing of predators that threaten livestock.
- More legal moves ahead in New Jersey's settlement with Exxon Updated: Aug-01-15 12:19 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - For a decade, New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp. were adversaries in a lawsuit the state filed seeking to make the oil giant pay for environmental damage it did at two sites where it operated refineries.