08/29/14 02:45 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle told the...
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 01:42 PM
The rules proposed by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management would institute guidelines governing the drilling method on public and tribal land.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 12:54 PM
Before you join in with the ALS "ice bucket challenge" fundraiser, PETA has something they want you to know: The group tests on animals.
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 08:21 AM
President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.
08/29/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since June, department authorities have seized more than...
08/28/14 08:30 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan that will allow loggers to remove trees killed in a massive Central California wildfire last year. Environmentalists, however, have called it a travesty. The highly awaited decision...
By Washington Examiner | 08/28/14 06:56 PM
Even as his administration has been measuring the guillotine for Burger King, Obama was himself hatching a plan with the openly stated purpose of moving beyond the confines of U.S. law.
By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 05:51 PM
Democrats ranked climate change as the most pressing global problem facing the U.S., while Republicans find it the least urgent, a poll said.
By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 12:26 PM
Christiana Figueres argues that older, dirtier forms of energy are likely the first to be eliminated under a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions.Â Doing so would improve public health by reducing air pollutants and slashing heat-trapping carbon emissions.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 06:35 PM
Reports that President Obama is pursuing a strategy to strike an international climate accord that wouldn't require Senate ratification could harm a handful of vulnerable Senate Democrats running for seats in November.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 06:38 PM
Vulnerable Democrats from energy-producing states are unhappy with a move by President Obama to seal a climate change pact with world leaders.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 04:09 PM
House Republicans are suspicious of a proposed EPA rule, one they say could subject lots of private property to federal regulation.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:53 PM
"Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 11:41 AM
The Obama administration's strategy for inking a climate change deal would involve voluntary pledges and binding commitments from a 1992 treaty that wouldn't require Senate ratification, according to a report.
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