Tag: Environmental activism

US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

WASHINGTON — Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a bid to block construction of a 162-mile-long (261-kilometer)...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Residents of an upstate New York village whose water supply has been contaminated plan to hold a demonstration in Albany to...
Auto efficiency makes gains, but falls short of targets

WASHINGTON — New government data shows gas mileage for 2016 model year light-duty vehicles sold in the United States made smaller than expected gains...
Feds to pause killing of beavers after threat of lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. government will temporarily stop killing beavers in Oregon after environmental groups threatened a lawsuit alleging the practice reduces the...
NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

NEW YORK — New York City is taking on the oil industry on two fronts, announcing a lawsuit Wednesday that blames the top five...
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RICHMOND, Va. — A coalition of environmental groups is suing federal regulators over their approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry natural...
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RICHMOND, Va. — A coalition of environmental groups is suing federal regulators over their approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry natural...
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RICHMOND, Va. — A coalition of environmental groups is suing federal regulators over their approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry natural...
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Interior Department will explore a land exchange that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge...

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