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.
08/27/14 10:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amid a third year of drought, state lawmakers began pushing legislation Wednesday that would begin to regulate groundwater for the first time in California history. The Senate passed AB1739 on a 26-11 vote, returning it to the Assembly. The bill by Assemblyman Roger...
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 | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 06:51 PM
An Oregon agency dealt a blow to the coal industry Monday night, denying a necessary permit for a proposed export terminal and boosting environmentalists' hopes of scuttling U.S. coal exports from the West Coast.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
08/15/14 08:00 PM
A federal agency said Friday it is taking another look at releasing water in Northern California's Klamath Basin to prevent the spread of disease among salmon returning to spawn in drought conditions. A decision is likely next week following discussions with fisheries biologists and others,...
08/10/14 07:45 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — About 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of contaminated wastewater have spilled into rivers from a mine in northern Mexico, and federal officials announced Sunday they are restricting water supply to cities and towns in the country's north, including the Sonora state...
08/10/14 11:30 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week. Ohio's political leaders are calling for more...
08/04/14 01:20 PM
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $960,000 agreement with New York City on Thursday that will fund clean water projects in the Long Island Sound and the upper East River. The agreement partially resolves penalties assessed...
08/04/14 05:03 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — New tests Sunday showed some toxins still contaminating Lake Erie, leaving regional water supplies off limits and some 400,000 residents in parts of Ohio and Michigan headed into a third day of scrambling to stock up on drinking, cooking and bathing water. Toledo Mayor D....
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