- Utah completes work on air-pollution plans Updated: Dec-04-13 7:32 pm
- Environmentalists to NY: Scrap liquefied gas plans Updated: Dec-04-13 4:07 pm
- Group divided over how to cut Washington emissions Updated: Dec-04-13 3:34 pm
- Tribal elders suing Cherokee bear zoo Updated: Dec-03-13 12:49 pm
- Kan. wastewater official sentenced to probation Updated: Dec-03-13 5:04 am
- Idaho Power gets OK for Wyoming coal plant project Updated: Dec-02-13 8:43 pm
- Environmentalists file appeal to Salem proposal Updated: Dec-02-13 1:04 pm
- Conservation group irked about Smith River money Updated: Dec-01-13 5:26 pm
- New Adirondacks snowmobile trails stir conflict Updated: Nov-30-13 1:23 pm
- Proposed Ark. steel mill financing rides on permit Updated: Nov-28-13 11:38 am
- Wyden: Federal regulation key to logging bill OK Updated: Nov-26-13 5:48 pm
- Charges against 5 dismissed in fish poaching case Updated: Nov-25-13 7:17 pm
- Sierra Club backs Michaud in Maine governor's race Updated: Nov-25-13 2:43 pm
- A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials Updated: Nov-25-13 9:04 am
- Newport Beach to consider natural gas fire rings Updated: Nov-24-13 6:59 pm
- Senate panel advances Barrasso grazing permit bill Updated: Nov-23-13 11:25 am
- Oklahoma company to pay fine in Wyoming oil spill Updated: Nov-22-13 7:22 pm
- Grassley joins Branstad to protest biofuels rule Updated: Nov-22-13 5:44 pm
- Lobbyist wants tight focus on coal terminal study Updated: Nov-22-13 2:19 pm
- Northern Arapaho say feds blocked air regulations Updated: Nov-21-13 7:23 pm
- Colorado's proposed emissions rules get a hearing Updated: Nov-21-13 7:01 pm
- Groups to pursue lawsuit against hog farm Updated: Nov-21-13 5:22 pm
- Hawaii considers modified crops, pesticide bills Updated: Nov-21-13 4:06 pm
- EPA proposes new deadline for air cleanup plans Updated: Nov-20-13 5:26 pm
- Regulators OK major expansion for Utah refinery Updated: Nov-19-13 5:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A board of state regulators adopted a set of comprehensive plans Wednesday to cut chronic air pollution along the heavily populated urban corridor of northern Utah.
ALBANY, New York - Environmental groups Wednesday delivered thousands of comments critical of New York's proposed liquefied natural gas regulations and demanded the state withdraw the proposals and start over.
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee stood with the governors of California and Oregon and a Canadian province official several weeks ago and agreed to put a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandate the use of cleaner-burning fuels.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are suing a North Carolina roadside zoo that keeps bears in concrete pits on reservation land.
WICHITA, Kansas - A former northwest Kansas wastewater treatment superintendent has been sentenced to a year of probation and a $2,500 fine for violating the federal Clean Water Act.
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Power Co. got the green light Monday to spend tens of millions to clean up emissions at its Wyoming coal-fired power plant, and regulators want quarterly updates on whether the investments continue to make sense amid expected changes to federal environmental rules.
SALEM, Massachusetts - An environmental advocacy group has filed another appeal in an attempt to block construction of a proposed $800 million natural gas-fired power plant on the Salem waterfront.
HELENA, Montana - The director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has ordered the agency to return about $25,000 to an account used to benefit the Smith River after a conservation organization complained about how the money was spent.
INLET, New York - For Dick Rosteck, a new snowmobile trail through the Adirondacks is "the greatest thing since homemade apple pie" and volunteering his time to groom it with a tracked vehicle is a labor of love.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A hearing is scheduled in February on objections raised to an environmental permit for a proposed $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on Tuesday unveiled his long-awaited bill to boost logging on federal lands in Western Oregon to help struggling timber counties.
MINNEAPOLIS - Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said treaties with the Chippewa Indians protect their rights to fish on tribal lands.
PORTLAND, Maine - The Sierra Club is endorsing Democrat Mike Michaud over independent Eliot Cutler in the governor's race, announcing a yearlong education effort that will likely be backed by spending from the national group with a goal of preventing Republican Gov. Paul LePage from winning a second term, the group said Monday.
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NEWPORT BEACH, California - The Newport Beach City Council will weigh whether to test natural gas-burning fire rings on certain beaches as part of a pilot project with anti-pollution regulators.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A U.S. Senate committee has advanced a bill introduced by Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso that would keep livestock grazing permits on federal land despite environmental legal challenges.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An Oklahoma company on Friday agreed to pay a $1 million penalty for allowing thousands of gallons of oil to flow into a creek south of Rawlins in 2011.
NEVADA, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday that by proposing to reduce next year the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline, environmental officials had "embarked on a war on corn."
SEATTLE - A former Washington state attorney general who is now lobbying for Montana and North Dakota has said an environmental review of a proposed coal terminal in Longview should not include possible climate change considerations.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Northern Arapaho Tribe says the U.S. Justice Department has blocked tribal efforts to gain authority to monitor air quality on the Wind River Indian Reservation and the surrounding area.
DENVER - Colorado's proposal to curb air pollutants from oil and gas operations got praise from industry representatives and environmental activists Thursday at its first hearing.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Environmental and animal welfare organizations on Thursday filed a notice of intent to sue a southeast Iowa hog farm after a recent accident spilled thousands of gallons of hog manure into a creek near the Des Moines River.
HONOLULU - State lawmakers are considering legislation affecting genetically modified crops and pesticides now that several counties have taken steps to regulate them.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new deadline for Alaska to develop a plan to clean up Fairbanks air that's been deemed dangerous to breathe.
SALT LAKE CITY - Another Utah refinery has received approval for a major expansion in a heavily populated corridor struggling to achieve federal air-quality standards, and a doctors' group pushing Utah to crack down harder on polluters says it will try to block Holly Refining & Marketing Co. in court.