- US gas boom: A tool against Russian coercion Updated: Mar-12-14 8:57 am
- Lagos aims to use trash to make electric power Updated: Mar-12-14 8:37 am
- Texas Panhandle park reopens following wildfire Updated: Mar-12-14 8:10 am
- EXCHANGE: Carterville center offers wildlife rehab Updated: Mar-12-14 6:17 am
- Govt vows Maoist rebels won't ruin India elections Updated: Mar-12-14 4:19 am
- Ky. coal firm to pay $660,000 for illegal dumping Updated: Mar-12-14 4:07 am
- Illinois authorities investigate killing of ducks Updated: Mar-12-14 4:05 am
- Talk focuses on environmental threats to children Updated: Mar-12-14 4:05 am
- Burn permits required in Tennessee through May 15 Updated: Mar-12-14 4:04 am
- Steps taken toward cleanup of White Lake pollution Updated: Mar-12-14 4:04 am
- Oklahoma Forestry Services warns fire danger high Updated: Mar-12-14 3:19 am
- Poplar Forest to resume daily operations Updated: Mar-12-14 2:43 am
- Hawaii considers using old pipeline for biofuel Updated: Mar-12-14 12:14 am
- State investigates PUC chairwoman's Kauai rental Updated: Mar-11-14 10:45 pm
- New Mexico earmarks $89 million for water projects Updated: Mar-11-14 10:44 pm
- Arizona ski area says snowmaking saved its season Updated: Mar-11-14 10:41 pm
- NJ OKs new car dealer rule Tesla calls 'affront' Updated: Mar-11-14 9:46 pm
- Cold snap knocks Texas electric generators offline Updated: Mar-11-14 9:25 pm
- Euthanized: Ore. cougar blamed for animal kills Updated: Mar-11-14 9:20 pm
- Avalanche hits Washington state resort chairlift Updated: Mar-11-14 9:10 pm
- Obama expands protection for California coastline Updated: Mar-11-14 8:36 pm
- Hawaii lawmakers push electronics recycling rules Updated: Mar-11-14 7:49 pm
- Sheriff: man likely crushed by recycling truck Updated: Mar-11-14 7:43 pm
- Kansas regulators OK permit expansion for Seaboard Updated: Mar-11-14 7:40 pm
- In Bermuda, officials vow to conserve Sargasso Sea Updated: Mar-11-14 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States, with its abundant supplies of natural gas, would seem to have an easy answer to Europe's fears that a strong response to Russia's rapid takeover of Ukraine's Crimea region could prompt Vladimir Putin to shut down gas lines that keep European homes warm, factories humming and electricity flowing.
LAGOS, Nigeria - At Lagos' largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, plastic and nylon atop a 20-foot wall of garbage where hundreds of white herons compete to eat the spoils.
CANYON, Texas - A state park in the Texas Panhandle will reopen following a wildfire that scorched about 15 acres and closed the site for a day.
CARTERVILLE, Illinois - One injured owl changed Beverly Shoftstall's life.
NEW DELHI - Maoist insurgents will not be allowed to spoil next month's Indian elections with violent attacks, the home minister said Wednesday, a day after rebels killed 16 people in their deadliest raid in almost a year.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A proposed order in federal court says a Kentucky coal company will pay $660,000 in fines for illegally dumping mining debris into Appalachian streams.
VANDALIA, Illinois - Illinois Conservation Police is investigating the illegal killing last week of more than 30 ducks at the Carlyle Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area near Vandalia.
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Protecting children from environmental threats is the focus of the latest talk in a southwestern Michigan series dealing with climate change.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is reminding residents that a burn permit is currently required for outdoor burning.
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A western Michigan lake is moving closer to removal from a list of toxic hot spots in the Great Lakes region.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Forestry Services are warning that the danger of wildfires will be high across the state through the weekend.
FOREST, Virginia - Thomas Jefferson's Popular Forest is resuming daily operations after a winter of weekend-only hours.
HILO, Hawaii - Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources is considering transporting biofuel from ships through an old pipeline on the Big Island.
LIHUE, Hawaii - State officials are accusing the chairwoman of the state's Public Utilities Commission of illegally building a bed and breakfast in a state conservation district and running it for more than 10 years.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday signed a spending measure that includes $89 million to improve the state's crumbling drinking water infrastructure.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Faced with a warm, dry winter, managers of Arizona Snowbowl say the ski area's new snowmaking capability saved its season.
TRENTON, New Jersey - State motor vehicle officials have approved a regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain franchise agreements to receive state licenses, a move critics say will hurt the electric-car industry's attempts to expand.
AUSTIN, Texas - January's polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants in Texas offline, and the Sierra Club on Tuesday said the loss of power shows the state needs more wind turbines and energy conservation programs to avoid possible rolling blackouts.
EUGENE, Oregon - An Oregon wildlife biologist says a cougar blamed for killing two goats and several chickens over three consecutive nights at a Eugene residence has been captured and killed.
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Washington - An avalanche that was intentionally triggered by the Ski Patrol brought down more snow than expected and wiped out a chairlift at the Crystal Mountain resort at Mount Rainier.
POINT ARENA, California - President Barack Obama is fulfilling a State of the Union pledge to preserve more federal lands by adding more California coastline to a national monument.
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers have proposed that manufacturers of electronics goods must recycle 50 percent of the pounds of products that each company sells in the state.
SEATTLE - A King County sheriff's spokeswoman says a man whose body was found last week in a suburban Woodinville, Washington, recycling center appears to have died accidentally, likely crushed inside a recycling truck.
WICHITA, Kansas - State environmental regulators have approved a massive expansion at Seaboard Foods' hog feeding operation in western Kansas, permitting up to 396,000 animals despite concerns from the Sierra Club and neighbors about effects on water supplies dependent on the depleted Ogallala Aquifer underlying it.
HAMILTON, Bermuda - The U.S., Britain, Monaco and the Azores have joined Bermuda in signing a non-binding declaration to collaborate on conservation of the Sargasso Sea, the ecologically rich waters in the mid-Atlantic.