- NJ lawmakers advance open space funding proposals Updated: Dec-12-13 8:19 pm
- DNR director bars surface gas drilling near river Updated: Dec-12-13 8:01 pm
- Iowans asks for EPA hearing on ethanol in Iowa Updated: Dec-12-13 4:56 pm
- US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012 Updated: Dec-12-13 12:08 pm
- Court looks at EPA rule on cross-state pollution Updated: Dec-10-13 2:54 pm
- Honeywell to build new plant in Geismar Updated: Dec-10-13 9:53 am
- Washoe County imposes burn ban Updated: Dec-10-13 6:14 am
- EPA: Lands around Riverton still 'Indian Country' Updated: Dec-10-13 12:32 am
- 9 states tighten carbon dioxide pollution rules Updated: Dec-09-13 6:08 pm
- Maui councilwoman introduces pesticide bill Updated: Dec-09-13 5:07 pm
- Northeast, Mid-Atlantic seek anti-pollution action Updated: Dec-09-13 2:05 pm
- Vt. short of its goal for greenhouse gas emissions Updated: Dec-07-13 12:47 pm
- Fracking waste fills WV landfills under new rule Updated: Dec-07-13 11:12 am
- US to allow eagle deaths - to aid wind power Updated: Dec-06-13 3:24 pm
- Whitehouse: climate bill possible before 2016 Updated: Dec-06-13 1:40 pm
- Unilever to pay $4.5M for water act violations Updated: Dec-06-13 1:05 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
TRENTON, New Jersey - The stalemate over how to fund future open space purchases continued Thursday, with legislative committees in the Senate and Assembly advancing competing proposals.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A state official Thursday approved leases of oil and gas development rights on 2,800 acres of ecologically sensitive land near the Au Sable River in northern Michigan, but made the area off-limits to surface drilling.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa's governor and the state's entire congressional delegation on Thursday signed onto a letter to the Obama administration asking the Environmental Protection Agency to hold a hearing in Iowa to discuss the agency's proposal to reduce the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline in 2014.
DETROIT - New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it could breathe new life into a federal rule requiring states to reduce power plant pollution from the South and Midwest that fouls the air in the eastern U.S.
GESISMAR, Louisiana - Honeywell says it will build a new auto-refrigerant manufacturing plant at its Geismar facility.
RENO, Nevada - Bitter cold temperatures are trapping air pollution in the valleys of western Nevada, prompting Washoe County health officials to issue a ban on using fireplaces, wood or pellet stoves.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that congressional action over a century ago didn't change the legal status of nearly 1.5 million acres around Riverton as Indian Country.
BOSTON - The Patrick administration has issued final amendments to a regulation it says will reduce up to 90 million tons of carbon dioxide pollution from power plants across nine New England and mid-Atlantic states during the next six years.
WAILUKU, Hawaii - A member of the Maui County Council has introduced a bill that would mandate commercial agricultural entities disclose pesticides and use of genetically modified organisms.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states petitioned the federal government Monday to require nine upwind states to cut down air pollution emissions.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont has fallen well short of its first major goal in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
McLEAN, Virginia - A memo released quietly by regulators earlier this year has carved a major loophole in West Virginia's rules restricting the amount of waste that can be accepted by the state's landfills, all with the intent to ease a burgeoning problem caused by the boom in gas drilling, environmentalists say.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
CRANSTON, Rhode Island - U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse says he's optimistic Congress could consider comprehensive legislation to address the causes of climate change before President Barack Obama leaves office.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Unilever has agreed to pay $4.5 million after pleading guilty to two felony environmental violations at its former health and beauty products manufacturing plant in Clinton.
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.