- Peabody coal clean-up protections questioned in Illinois Updated: Feb-03-16 2:59 pm
ST. LOUIS - A Midwest environmental group is questioning the ability of the country's largest coal producer to guarantee it has enough money for future cleanup of its Illinois mines, and it's threatening to sue the state if regulators don't change their approach.
- LePage names former lobbyist as his chief legal counsel Updated: Feb-01-16 3:57 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage is appointing a former Pierce Atwood lobbyist to be his top lawyer.
- IU students question school accepting Koch foundation grant Updated: Feb-01-16 8:18 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Some Indiana University students are questioning a $210,000 research grant a professor has accepted from a foundation tied to the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.
- Exxon says oil and gas will still dominate energy in 2040 Updated: Jan-25-16 1:09 pm
DALLAS - The way oil giant Exxon Mobil sees it, the global energy landscape won't be radically different in 2040 than it is today.
- Report: California should have flexibility to spend funds Updated: Jan-21-16 9:13 pm
FRESNO, California - California lawmakers should have more flexibility to spend billions of dollars collected through the state's landmark cap-and-trade system designed to combat climate change, analysists recommended Thursday.
- Leader of armed group at wildlife refuge is speaking to FBI Updated: Jan-21-16 5:12 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The leader of an armed group that for nearly three weeks has occupied a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon has begun speaking with the FBI.
- Bill would prohibit state agency from setting carbon cap Updated: Jan-19-16 6:32 pm
SEATTLE - A new bill takes aim at Gov. Jay Inslee's carbon policies by prohibiting state regulators from adopting rules that limit greenhouse gas emissions without legislative direction.
- Oregon's former first lady Cylvia Hayes gets journalism job Updated: Jan-19-16 12:01 pm
BEND, Oregon - In a continued return to the public eye after leaving Salem under federal investigation, Oregon's former first lady Cylvia Hayes announced she's landed a new gig: freelance journalist.