- Groups shun NC critics, appeal Bonner Bridge case Updated: Dec-10-13 3:56 pm
- Environmentalists oppose longer eagle-take permits Updated: Dec-10-13 9:47 am
- Jobs vs environment in Pinelands pipe plan fracas Updated: Dec-09-13 5:30 pm
- Forest plan for motorized vehicle use faces suit Updated: Dec-08-13 3:25 pm
- Environmentalists, unions seek to fix gas leaks Updated: Dec-08-13 11:44 am
- Fracking waste fills WV landfills under new rule Updated: Dec-07-13 11:12 am
- Ecuador shuts down nonprofit environmental group Updated: Dec-05-13 4:47 pm
- Environmentalists to NY: Scrap liquefied gas plans Updated: Dec-04-13 4:07 pm
- Argentina grapples with its most polluted river Updated: Dec-04-13 10:15 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
- Environmentalists to holiday tree buyers: Go green Updated: Dec-01-13 10:16 am
- New Adirondacks snowmobile trails stir conflict Updated: Nov-30-13 1:23 pm
- Mine company president downplays investigation Updated: Nov-29-13 1:44 pm
- Advocates, landowners debate Lake Ontario level Updated: Nov-29-13 7:32 am
- Clashes outside Monsanto plant in Argentina Updated: Nov-28-13 4:11 pm
- Dominion gives grants to Va environmental groups Updated: Nov-27-13 3:04 am
- Sierra Club backs Michaud in Maine governor's race Updated: Nov-25-13 2:43 pm
- Colorado's proposed emissions rules get a hearing Updated: Nov-21-13 7:01 pm
- Colorado proposes oil, gas air-quality crackdown Updated: Nov-18-13 6:01 pm
- Funding short for buying new conservation lands Updated: Nov-18-13 10:40 am
- Pa. environmentalists cite problems with ethanol Updated: Nov-17-13 11:55 am
- Destruction of Brazil's Amazon jumps 28 percent Updated: Nov-14-13 4:09 pm
- Groups seek decision on southeast Alaska wolves Updated: Nov-12-13 6:42 pm
- Environmentalists Peabody permit rejected Updated: Nov-12-13 6:24 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's plans to replace the only bridge to much of the Outer Banks ignores the cost and environmental impact of keeping open a barrier island highway frequently cut off by storms and sand, environmentalists said Tuesday.
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Some environmental groups in Wyoming oppose the Obama administration's decision to allow wind companies to kill or injure eagles without fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - The age-old jobs-versus-the-environment clash is playing out again, this time in the New Jersey Pinelands, a million-acre spread of protected woods and wetlands that happens to be in the way of a proposed pipeline to fuel an old coal-burning power plant with natural gas.
LEWISTON, Idaho - Three environmental groups are suing the U.S. Forest Service, contending a travel management plan for the Clearwater National Forest allows too much access for motorized vehicles and hurts wildlife habitat.
PITTSBURGH - Unions and environmentalists have found one point of agreement in the bitter debate over the natural gas drilling boom: fixing leaky old pipelines that threaten public health and the environment. It's a huge national effort that could cost $82 billion.
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.
QUITO, Ecuador - President Rafael Correa's government has shut down a nonprofit environmental group that opposes Amazon rainforest oil drilling, alleging it was involved in disturbing public order.
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.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants. Now it has a new, unwanted claim to fame: The Riachuelo river flowing through the neighborhood has been named one of the planet's 10 dirtiest places.
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.
MUNCIE, Indiana - Indiana Christmas tree buyers are being urged to go green this holiday season.
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.
MADISON, Wisconsin - The president of the company looking to open an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin said Friday he doesn't know if an investigation into whether a mine he previously managed contaminated a Spanish aquifer with arsenic will affect the project here.
SODUS, New York - Just how high should Lake Ontario's water levels be?
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine union members on Thursday clashed with environmentalists protesting the construction of a plant by U.S.-based seed giant Monsanto.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Dominion Resources' charitable foundation is awarding grants to 19 more environmental organizations in Virginia.
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.
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.
DENVER - Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.
SARASOTA, Florida - Much of the land that the state considered surplus conservation land that could be sold to raise money for the purchase other environmentally sensitive lands turned out to be worth conserving - leaving Florida with less money to spend on other land needed to protect natural resources.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - State Rep. Stephen Bloom said it is a sad irony the same critics who vilify clean shale energy give ethanol a free pass as a so-called "green" fuel.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's government reported Thursday that annual destruction of its Amazon rainforest jumped by 28 percent after four straight years of declines, an increase activists said was linked to recent loosening of the nation's environmental law meant to protect the jungle.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two environmental groups say the federal government is taking too long to decide whether a subspecies of gray wolf found in southeast Alaska old-growth forests should be considered for endangered species protection.
INDIANAPOLIS - Two environmental groups have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reject a permit Peabody Energy Corp. needs to expand one of its Indiana coal mines, arguing that the company hasn't fully assessed the project's environmental impacts.