07/25/14 07:46 AM
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Watch out, Transformers are in town! Giant scrap-metal sculptures of popular Autobots, Decepticons and the evil Megatron himself are on show at several locations in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica — the work of a young artist who saw a new role for his...
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 07:58 PM
Colorado campaigners have secured enough signatures to get two initiatives that would place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state on the November ballot.
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 05:55 PM
President Obama, in California Thursday to talk about "economic patriotism," walked a very fine tightrope in talking up the administration's accomplishments.
07/24/14 05:45 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially devastating spills, officials said Thursday. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dan Wyant, director of the...
By Shikha Dalmia | 07/24/14 04:12 PM
Australiaâ€™s lesson is that in any serious contest between the economy and the environment, the environment loses.
07/24/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. That means thinking about earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, solar storms, multiple failures...
07/24/14 01:45 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists. "This is a warning of how dangerous this could be," said Kerry McHugh, communications director for the Washington Environmental...
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 01:19 PM
President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 12:15 PM
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.
07/24/14 09:53 AM
SURGIDERO DE BATABANO, Cuba. (AP) — Many people in this hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago. Since then, rising waters have gradually swallowed up rustic homes, a narrow highway that once paralleled...
07/24/14 09:45 AM
The price of oil fell below $103 a barrel Thursday, giving back part of its gains from the day before, despite improvements in Chinese manufacturing. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 20 cents to $102.92 a barrel in electronic trading on the New...
07/23/14 10:00 PM
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — When Aaron Volesky heard what he thought was thunder and walked outside his Williston home early Tuesday morning he thought it was odd that there were no storm clouds in the air. It wasn't thunder he heard. An explosion and fire at an oil field service supply company...
07/23/14 07:30 PM
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would prohibit bringing the snakes...
07/23/14 05:15 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers. The fish were abundant, migrating from the Pacific through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and up rivers, but...
07/23/14 03:15 PM
The price of oil rose Wednesday after the government reported that U.S. oil supplies rose more than expected. The benchmark U.S. oil contract for September delivery gained 73 cents to $103.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude for September delivery, a benchmark for...
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