- Feds propose closing sheep grazing in west-central Idaho Updated: May-27-16 2:45 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal officials have released a plan to close about 30 square miles of grazing allotments to domestic sheep and goats in west-central Idaho to protect bighorn sheep from diseases.
- Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds Updated: May-27-16 1:53 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Hundreds of people packed into a convention center in Spokane to give their opinion on a proposed coal export terminal that would bring more than a dozen additional trains through the city every day.
- Feds seek comment on planned $280M rail terminal on coast Updated: May-24-16 5:27 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public hearing on plans to build a $280 million rail yard at the old Charleston Navy Base to transfer shipping containers between trains and a port terminal that's being built nearby.
- Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview Updated: May-21-16 11:08 am
LONGVIEW, Washington - Residents can weigh in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings.
- Minnesota expresses more concerns about Fargo flood project Updated: May-16-16 5:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Proponents of a proposed $2.1 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project will have to do a better job of addressing concerns about how it would affect farmers and other residents upstream before Minnesota will issue the permits the project needs, the state's Department of Natural Resources commissioner said Monday.
- Sri Lankan leader begins 2nd visit to India in 17 months Updated: May-13-16 8:14 am
NEW DELHI - Sri Lanka's leader began his second state visit to India in 17 months Friday in a trip that underscores his island nation's delicate efforts to balance relations with regional superpowers India and China.
- Chinese city halts petrochemical plant study after protests Updated: May-11-16 5:21 am
BEIJING - An eastern Chinese city called off preliminary studies for a petrochemical plant on man-made islands off its coast after residents protested this week over the feared environmental impact, the latest apparent victory in a growing wave of popular opposition to such projects.
- Indiana continues to pursue Illiana Expressway proposal Updated: May-09-16 10:43 pm
MUNSTER, Indiana - The Indiana Department of Transportation has agreed to pay to make changes to an environmental impact statement to try to revive the proposed Illiana Expressway toll road project linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.
- Feds move forward rejecting southeast Idaho dam project Updated: May-09-16 4:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal authorities have issued a final environmental impact statement recommending denial of a proposed dam in southeast Idaho on the Bear River.
- Oil company gets green light to survey in Florida preserve Updated: May-07-16 1:08 pm
OCHOPEE, Florida - The National Park Service has given the green light for a Texas company to explore for oil and gas in the Big Cypress National Preserve.
- Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan Updated: Apr-29-16 6:25 pm
SEATTLE - A coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state could have unavoidable, significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety, according to an environmental review released Friday.