- Clarification: California-Carbon Tax story Updated: Mar-12-14 4:01 pm
- 18 coal permits expired at Ohio EPA Updated: Mar-12-14 3:35 pm
- Lawmakers reach compromise on Flint River plan Updated: Mar-12-14 1:37 pm
- Ky. coal firm to pay $660,000 for illegal dumping Updated: Mar-12-14 12:07 pm
- EPA reverses decision on Mesabi Nugget variance Updated: Mar-11-14 3:19 pm
- NC gov: Panel should decide who foots pond bill Updated: Mar-11-14 2:34 pm
- Democrats clock all-nighter with climate talk Updated: Mar-11-14 11:21 am
- NC Wildlife Resources has new enforcement chief Updated: Mar-11-14 8:26 am
- China to tighten rules against pollution Updated: Mar-08-14 10:04 pm
- Obama to preserve California federal lands Updated: Mar-08-14 9:41 pm
- Mass., Conn., RI senators highlight climate change Updated: Mar-08-14 4:16 pm
- Timber industry lawsuit demands more BLM logging Updated: Mar-07-14 7:40 pm
- Utah lawmakers take up batch of air quality bills Updated: Mar-06-14 8:16 pm
- House passes bill to block Obama climate plan Updated: Mar-06-14 6:12 pm
- Environmentalists appeal Florida water ruling Updated: Mar-06-14 2:39 pm
- NY bill adds penalties for polluting criminals Updated: Mar-06-14 3:04 am
- Record fine proposed for coal mining operations Updated: Mar-06-14 1:27 am
- W.Va. House passes chemical spill regulation bill Updated: Mar-06-14 12:10 am
- Environmental group sues Ameren over coal plants Updated: Mar-05-14 3:18 pm
- 2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law Updated: Mar-05-14 3:31 am
- Sleeping Bear Dunes wilderness bill heads to Obama Updated: Mar-04-14 10:07 pm
- Chinese plead for Canada to let them immigrate Updated: Mar-04-14 2:40 pm
- Washington cities eye moves involving oil trains Updated: Mar-03-14 3:07 pm
- Obama admin drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule Updated: Mar-03-14 1:51 pm
- Wisconsin sportsmen seek input on wolf trapping Updated: Mar-02-14 7:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO - In a story March 9, The Associated Press reported that the Western States Petroleum Association's oil company members are proposing to use a carbon tax on fuels instead of the state's cap and trade system. The story should have made clear that the group has not formally supported a carbon tax on fuels, but has said lawmakers proposing such a tax deserve credit for acknowledging that California's current plan to place fuels under cap and trade could raise the costs of gasoline and other fuels for consumers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Eighteen coal facilities in Ohio are operating with expired pollution-discharge permits under an agency where allegations of coal-industry influence arose during a personnel flap last year, an Associated Press review has found.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers have struck a compromise on legislation that supporters say could prevent wildlife die-offs in the lower Flint River.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky coal company will pay $660,000 in fines for illegally dumping mining debris into Appalachian streams under a proposed order in federal court.
MINNEAPOLIS - The federal Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to reverse its approval for a variance that lets the Mesabi Nugget iron processing plant near Hoyt Lakes violate Minnesota water quality standards but said Tuesday that the state and company will get the chance to reapply.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he's going to stay out of the debate whether his former employer Duke Energy should be allowed to pass to consumers the costs of closing North Carolina's coal ash ponds.
WASHINGTON - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has a new head of law enforcement.
BEIJING - China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air, the country's top legislator said Sunday.
KEY LARGO, Florida - President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands, a White House official said Saturday.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are among 28 lawmakers who are preparing to hold the Senate floor all night long to urge congressional action on climate change.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Another timber industry lawsuit is demanding that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management increase logging on the so-called O&C lands of Western Oregon.
SALT LAKE CITY - Measures to clear Utah's murky wintertime skies are working their way through the state Legislature. But with only a week to clinch a final OK from state lawmakers this legislative session, it's unclear how many of them will become law.
WASHINGTON - Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Environmentalists are appealing a federal judge's approval of Florida's water pollution rules.
ALBANY, New York - The New York state Senate has approved legislation designed to hold criminals responsible for the environmental damage occurring during their crimes.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After weeks of debate and rewrites, West Virginia House delegates passed new safeguards Wednesday for storage tanks and public water supplies in the wake of a Jan. 9 chemical spill.
ST. LOUIS - A national environmental group has made good on its promise to sue a St. Louis-based utility over what it calls thousands of violations of federal clean air laws.
WASHINGTON - Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.
EMPIRE, Michigan - The U.S. House approved a bill Tuesday designating more than 32,000 acres of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as a federal wilderness, the final legislative hurdle for a proposal that has been debated locally for more than a decade.
BEIJING - Chinese millionaires on Tuesday pleaded for the Canadian government not to throw away the immigration applications of thousands of Chinese nationals as part of its plans to end a backlogged investor program.
SEATTLE - Concerned about fire and other safety issues, cities in Washington state are eyeing increased oversight of oil trains that rumble through communities.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, declaring that cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to consumers.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin outdoor lovers will get a chance to sound off next month on whether the state should impose mandatory classes for wolf trappers.