- Senators' measure calls for pipeline river crossings study Updated: Jun-26-15 6:16 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A U.S. Senate committee has approved a measure that requires federal transportation officials to report on the safety of pipelines that cross beneath rivers following two major oil spills into the Yellowstone River.
- Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity Updated: Jun-24-15 9:25 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska residents endure the nation's harshest winters for the reward of beautiful summer days with sunshine that lingers until midnight.
- Home efficiency upgrades fall short, don't pay: Study Updated: Jun-23-15 5:37 pm
NEW YORK - Home efficiency measures such as installing new windows or replacing insulation deliver such a small fraction of their promised energy savings that they may not save any money over the long run, according to the surprising conclusion of a University of Chicago study.
- Study: Tropical climate extremes kept dinosaurs at bay Updated: Jun-19-15 5:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Intense heat. Drought. Wildly extreme weather accompanied by wildfires.
- Pope challenges world to clean up its filth Updated: Jun-19-15 3:55 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis' plea to make the state of the environment a central moral issue of our age has been greeted with applause from climate activists and a wide range of church, science and government leaders, but dismissive shrugs from those who doubt climate change.
- OSU researchers say algae blooms can travel in running water Updated: Jun-17-15 12:31 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Researchers say toxic blue-green algae blooms can slip through dams and ride rivers all the way to the ocean.
- India, China need cleaner air just to keep death rate steady Updated: Jun-16-15 10:31 am
NEW DELHI - Never mind lowering the rate of death from air pollution in India and China. Just keeping those rates steady will demand urgent action to clear the skies, according to a report published Tuesday.
- Ohio EPA studying water quality in Maumee River tributaries Updated: Jun-14-15 3:05 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency will spend the summer and part of this fall studying water quality in seven northwest Ohio counties.
- New River monster fish? A study of the muskellunge fish Updated: Jun-13-15 9:22 am
RADFORD, Virginia - In the waters of the New River below Claytor Dam, Sasha Doss and Joe Williams are searching for a river monster.
- Agency says new study does not show fracking is safe Updated: Jun-07-15 12:59 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Despite statements from industry officials and political leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say their new study of the nation's natural gas boom should not be described as proof the nation's water supplies are safe from hydraulic fracturing.
- Scientists targeted for cuts have studied GOP issues Updated: Jun-07-15 10:11 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The group of state Department of Natural Resources scientists that Republican lawmakers targeted for cuts has been working on a number of politically charged issues in recent years, including climate change, pollution and mining.
- New fed data shows no stopping or slowing of global warming Updated: Jun-04-15 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Global warming has not stopped or even slowed in the past 18 years, according to a new federal study that rebuts doubters who've claimed that that heating trends have paused.
- Study finds drug contamination in Minnesota's lakes, rivers Updated: Jun-02-15 11:12 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A new study by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has found widespread contamination by pharmaceutical drugs and other chemicals in the state's lakes and rivers.