By Ron Arnold | 08/26/14 07:12 PM
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal.
08/26/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent...
08/26/14 05:15 PM
MALTA, N.Y. (AP) — General Electric Co. has a new facility north of Albany devoted to the development of fuel cells. The facility in Malta that opened Tuesday will be devoted to the development of high-efficiency fuel cells that take in natural gas. GE believes these so-called oxide fuel cells...
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 04:16 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that nuclear waste could safely be stored on site indefinitely. The new rule also lifted a two-year moratorium on new licensing.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 04:01 PM
What do you get when you combine Al Gore, climate change and a Bob Dylan quote? A Democratic National Committee fundraising email.
08/26/14 04:00 PM
CICERO, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking enforcement action against a Cicero company after an oil spill reached a nearby canal. The EPA said Tuesday that it's asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office to obtain an order requiring Olympic Oil Ltd., to stop...
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 02:30 PM
The effects of climate change will grow more severe as greenhouse gas emissions rise, according to a draft United Nations report.
08/26/14 10:45 AM
HOUMA, La. (AP) — Vanguard Environmental has begun construction on the controversial oilfield-waste disposal facility north of downtown Houma. Meanwhile, The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1BYradJ ) attorneys hired by Terrebonne Parish government are continuing efforts to halt the facility's...
08/26/14 10:38 AM
Morrisey CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday that outlined further legal objections to the agency’s plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions. Morrisey and...
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 08:44 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.
08/26/14 06:30 AM
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A utility says its latest solar farm in eastern Indiana has started generating electricity. Indiana Municipal Power Agency says the eight-acre solar farm on the grounds of Richmond Power and Light contains about 4,000 solar panels. They will generate one megawatt of...
08/26/14 05:15 AM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Marie has weakened to a Category 2 storm, but continues kicking up high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast and threatens to raise dangerous waves along the Southern California coast. The U.S. Hurricane Center in Miami says Marie's maximum sustained winds...
By Zack Colman | 08/25/14 05:46 PM
The federal government used sound methods to develop its updated "social cost of carbon," a tool used to measure damages inflicted by rising carbon pollution, according to the Government Accountability Office.
08/25/14 05:46 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder ordered a review Monday of state standards for disposing certain types of radioactive waste in landfills, responding to public anger over the disclosure that material generated in Pennsylvania but rejected for storage there would be shipped to...
By Zack Colman | 08/25/14 03:33 PM
The GOP New Hampshire Senate candidate said Friday that climate change is not man-made, a reversal of the position he held when he unsuccessfully defended his Massachusetts Senate seat in 2012.
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