- Company: Defective work delayed Iowa fertilizer plant Updated: May-05-16 6:53 pm
WEVER, Iowa - The company constructing a $1.9 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa claims the project has been delayed due to "defective work" by a Louisiana-based contractor.
- GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy Updated: May-05-16 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON - If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning.
- What's for dinner? The New York Times wants to help Updated: May-05-16 5:21 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Times Co., which has delivered newspapers for decades, now wants to help deliver food to people's door steps.
- Jury to decide contaminated wells case against coal company Updated: May-05-16 3:37 pm
PINEVILLE, West Virginia - A West Virginia jury will decide whether a coal company owned by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice contaminated the drinking water wells of residents in Wyoming County.
- AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs Updated: May-05-16 3:31 pm
DALLAS - Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.
- EPA accuses Kokomo glass plant of violating Clean Air Act Updated: May-05-16 3:29 pm
KOKOMO, Indiana - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused an Indiana art glass manufacturer of violating federal clean-air standards and emitting elevated amounts of potentially toxic materials.
- Company says up to 95 layoffs planned at Augusta paper plant Updated: May-05-16 12:04 pm
AUGUSTA, Georgia - A paper company that makes newsprint in Augusta says it plans to reduce its capacity by nearly half, resulting in layoffs for as many as 95 employees.
- Forest Service plan would thwart Kalmiopsis nickel mine Updated: May-05-16 10:15 am
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A plan to exclude mineral development on about 100,000 acres of federal land, to thwart a proposed nickel mine near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, is nearing fruition.
- Volkswagen builds first metal test body of new SUV Updated: May-05-16 7:23 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Volkswagen has built the first metal test body for the new midsize SUV that is scheduled to begin production at the German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee later this year.
- Texas Crop Report Updated: May-04-16 3:53 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of May 3:
- Idaho lumber mill closing; workers' future uncertain Updated: May-04-16 3:31 pm
GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - An Idaho lumber mill has been sold and will be shut down, according to a letter sent to workers.
- Black Hills State University opening underground campus Updated: May-04-16 12:11 pm
LEAD, South Dakota - Deep beneath the Black Hills, amid 375 miles of dark tunnels where drill-dusty miners once blasted solid rock in search of elusive gold, university students and their professors will soon be hunting for nuggets of wisdom in the world of physics and biology.
- The Latest: Arizona House passes $9.6 billion budget Updated: May-04-16 6:04 am
PHOENIX - The Latest on Arizona's budget (all times local):
- Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve Updated: May-04-16 1:58 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them.
- The Latest: Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains Updated: May-03-16 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):
- Agency: Proposed mine near Tucson won't jeopardize species Updated: May-03-16 8:48 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - A proposed copper mine near Tucson isn't likely to jeopardize the continued existence of more than a dozen endangered and threatened species and their habitats, according to a report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Colorado lawmakers reject labeling marijuana as organic Updated: May-03-16 6:38 pm
DENVER - A Colorado proposal to certify organic marijuana has been rejected amid concerns the labels would imply pot is healthy.
- Clinton campaign blasts Blankenship for appearing near event Updated: May-03-16 6:21 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Hillary Clinton is linking Donald Trump to a convicted coal executive who attended a protest at her West Virginia campaign stop.
- Union official: Madison mill to shut down on May 28 Updated: May-03-16 3:37 pm
MADISON, Maine - A union official says the Madison Paper Industries mill will cease production on May 28, and workers will begin losing their jobs two weeks later.
- Liberty House submits bid for Tata Steel assets in UK Updated: May-03-16 3:26 pm
LONDON - Two firms have expressed interest in buying the available assets of Tata Steel UK, setting up rival bids that could help revive the troubled industry in Britain.
- Milwaukee manufacturer's owners give company to employees Updated: May-03-16 1:52 pm
MILWAUKEE - The owners of a Milwaukee-based paper machine manufacturer have delighted their employees by handing them the keys to the 65-year-old company through an employee stock ownership plan.
- Alcoa won't idle Washington smelter in June as planned Updated: May-02-16 4:04 pm
FERNDALE, Washington - Alcoa says it now plans to keep it an aluminum smelter in Ferndale open after reaching a power agreement with Bonneville Power Administration that keeps the facility competitive.
- International Paper to buy 7 pulp mills from Weyerhaeuser Updated: May-02-16 11:34 am
NEW YORK - International Paper said it is paying $2.2 billion to buy seven mills from Weyerhaeuser that make pulp used in diapers, tissues and other consumer products.
- Ohio will fill coal mine that's causing highway to sag Updated: May-02-16 10:31 am
NELSONVILLE, Ohio - Ohio's transportation department is planning to fill a vacant coal mine that's causing a 1-mile stretch of a heavily used highway in southeast Ohio to sag a bit.
- Reckitt Benckiser Korea apologizes for deadly sterilizers Updated: May-02-16 5:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea - British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people, five years after the government ordered the company to remove the products from shelves for health risks.