- Hassan order updates goals to reduce fossil fuels, emissions Updated: May-06-16 12:53 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Gov. Maggie Hassan has issued an executive order updating New Hampshire's goals of reducing fossil fuel use at state-owned facilities by 50 percent by 2030.
- Kerry: Diverse graduating class is 'Trump's worst nightmare' Updated: May-06-16 11:59 am
BOSTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Northeastern University's graduating class that their diversity makes them "Donald Trump's worst nightmare."
- 500 gallons of pesticides at Houston site destroyed by fire Updated: May-06-16 11:54 am
HOUSTON - About 500 gallons of pesticides were stored at a Houston warehouse complex that was consumed by a large blaze and authorities are trying to determine how much ran off into nearby creeks, a fire official said Friday.
- EPA defends Coakley Landfill chemical testing plan Updated: May-06-16 10:46 am
NORTH HAMPTON, New Hampshire - An Environmental Protection Agency representative says he doesn't believe the agency should test for dangerous chemicals outside of the Coakley Landfill in New Hampshire.
- Green, oily substance spotted on Philly's Schuylkill River Updated: May-06-16 7:33 am
PHILADELPHIA - Emergency crews found a green, oily sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOOL'-kil) River in Philadelphia, the second time this week there appears to have been some kind of spill into the river.
- EPA grant will cut pollutants entering Lake Michigan Updated: May-06-16 6:15 am
HOBART, Indiana - A northwest Indiana city is sharing in a $355,000 federal grant that will boost efforts to reduce the amount of pollution-tainted storm runoff that enters Lake Michigan.
- EPA OKs soybean-processing plant amid emissions questions Updated: May-06-16 3:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - State environmental regulators have signed off on an air quality plan and now construction of a $59 million soybean-processing plant near Harrisburg is expected to begin next month.
- The Latest: Pesticides, petroleum additives found in runoff Updated: May-05-16 9:32 pm
HOUSTON - The Latest on a warehouse complex fire in Houston (all times local):
- Mexico City lifts smog alert, allowing more cars on streets Updated: May-05-16 8:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico City has discontinued a pollution alert after three days of persistently high smog levels and will allow more cars on the streets Friday.
- GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy Updated: May-05-16 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON - If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning.
- The Latest: NYC mayor to sign 5-cent charge for plastic bags Updated: May-05-16 5:38 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local):
- Jury to decide contaminated wells case against coal company Updated: May-05-16 3:37 pm
PINEVILLE, West Virginia - A West Virginia jury will decide whether a coal company owned by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice contaminated the drinking water wells of residents in Wyoming County.
- AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs Updated: May-05-16 3:31 pm
DALLAS - Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.
- EPA accuses Kokomo glass plant of violating Clean Air Act Updated: May-05-16 3:29 pm
KOKOMO, Indiana - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused an Indiana art glass manufacturer of violating federal clean-air standards and emitting elevated amounts of potentially toxic materials.
- University of Utah faculty vote for fossil fuel divestment Updated: May-05-16 3:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Faculty leaders at the University of Utah are calling on the school to get rid of investments associated with fossil fuels.
- Montana releases draft grizzly hunting guidelines Updated: May-05-16 2:47 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - Montana wildlife officials have released draft regulations for grizzly bear hunting in anticipation of the bears' possible removal from the endangered species list.
- Exxon and FuelCell to study capturing carbon emissions Updated: May-05-16 2:47 pm
DALLAS - Exxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy say that they will jointly work on technology to reduce the cost of capturing carbon emissions from power plants.
- Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise Updated: May-05-16 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON - International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
- Officers shoot, wound suspect in southeast Kansas Updated: May-05-16 7:36 am
COLUMBUS, Kansas - Authorities say police have shot and wounded a suspect after a southeast Kansas chase.
- 11 of 30 Kewaunee County wells tested are contaminated Updated: May-05-16 7:22 am
KEWAUNEE, Wisconsin - State officials say 11 of 30 wells tested in northeastern Wisconsin are contaminated with salmonella or rotavirus.
- Agawam power plant officials plead guilty in emissions case Updated: May-05-16 5:44 am
BOSTON - The operators of a western Massachusetts power plant pleaded guilty to federal charges earlier this week that accused the plant's owner and managers of tampering with emissions equipment and submitting bogus reports to regulators.
- Kansas City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatus Updated: May-05-16 1:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district - a project supporters say already has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of downtown development.
- California hunter convicted of 'baiting' mourning doves Updated: May-05-16 12:58 am
FRESNO, California - A federal jury in Sacramento has found a Northern California man guilty of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by baiting a field for hunting purposes.
- Lake Erie funding distributed to track invaders, fight algae Updated: May-05-16 12:32 am
OAK HARBOR, Ohio - The federal government is handing out over $3 million to help Lake Erie.
- Company agrees to fund design of potential water extension Updated: May-05-16 12:17 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services says the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics company has agreed to pay for efforts to design a potential extension of public water service into the southern New Hampshire area where PFOA contamination is being investigated.