Last Build Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:12 -0400
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:12 -0400Emails hacked from John Podesta's account reveal how major Democratic donors are plugged in at the highest political levels.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:15 -0400In the wake of historic floods that inundated Baton Rouge, La., this summer, freshman Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) made his entire staff — in both his Washington, D.C., and district offices — travel to disaster-stricken areas to help gut houses and speak with devastated Louisianans.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:17 -0400A Donald Trump adviser thinks the energy divide between the GOP presidential nominee and Hillary Clinton is clear-cut.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:20 -0400A Seattle federal judge has given environmentalists a chance to prove their theory that every single coal train car passing through Washington state pollutes waterways in violation of federal law.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:22 -0400After a perceived snub by former Vice President Al Gore last year, a Hillary Clinton campaign aide suggested enlisting the help of Gore's estranged wife, Tipper.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:24 -0400MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and her challenger, Gov. Maggie Hassan (D), sought to emphasize how their contrasting views on the environment could bolster the Granite State's economy in a debate here yesterday.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:26 -0400BURLINGTON, Vt. — Candidates running for the open Vermont governor's seat, being vacated by Democrat Peter Shumlin, sparred in a debate here yesterday over whose environmental policies would best position a state with a dwindling population for economic growth.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:28 -0400The League of Conservation Voters will spend $230,000 on its efforts to defeat Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin, with a new television campaign that characterizes the Republican lawmaker as a proponent of the fossil fuel industry.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:31 -0400Energy advisers for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offered an in-depth look last night into the presidential candidates' views of substantial energy and climate policies in a campaign that has tilted toward mud-slinging and insults.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:33 -0400Republican presidential candidate and property developer Donald Trump has received more than $100,000 in campaign donations from Energy Transfer Partners' CEO, whose company operates the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:35 -0400A coalition of conservative groups is pressuring House and Senate leaders to skip the end-of-year renewable tax extender ritual in the upcoming lame-duck session.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:37 -0400A national bird conservation group is threatening to sue the Ohio Air National Guard if it does not abandon plans to build a wind turbine along the shores of Lake Erie in one of the largest bird migration corridors in North America.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:38 -0400The United States will soon ban aquariums from importing Russian beluga whales, designating the population as depleted under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:40 -0400Commercial fishermen landed more fish — but made less money — in 2015 than the previous year, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:42 -0400Japan led a group of countries yesterday to block a proposal to create a South Atlantic sanctuary for whales.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:44 -0400The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced it will train African giant pouched rats to detect illegal shipments of the endangered pangolin in Tanzania.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:46 -0400Marge Sill, who came to be known as the mother and later grandmother of Nevada wilderness, has died at 92.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:48 -0400Federal judges have changed the briefing schedule for the Obama administration's hot-button Clean Water Rule for the second time this month, pushing the timeline nearly six weeks later than what was originally scheduled.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:50 -0400U.S. EPA is the government agency that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce most frequently targets in litigation, according to a new report by a watchdog group.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:52 -0400A juror in the trial of seven defendants involved in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in January has been accused of personal bias.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:54 -0400Ammon Bundy's personal bodyguard during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge yesterday was sentenced to nine months in jail, which he has already served.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:56 -0400Rancher Cliven Bundy has retained Las Vegas attorney Bret Whipple for his defense in the Bunkerville standoff case.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:57 -0400Former coal operator Don Blankenship is appealing his misdemeanor conviction in connection with the country's deadliest mine disaster in 40 years.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:17:59 -0400A man in southeast Texas has been sentenced to five years of federal probation for killing two endangered whooping cranes.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:01 -0400Critics of Exxon Mobil Corp. are touting a new study citing a 45 percent drop in company revenue over the past five years and lagging stock prices as evidence of a potentially irreversible decline, impacted by a global shift away from fossil fuels.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:03 -0400New York City's former mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is tackling climate change in a new book with environmentalist Carl Pope.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:04 -0400Death Valley in California does not hold the record of highest temperature recorded on Earth as was previously thought, according to an analysis out this week.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:06 -0400Texas leads the nation in flood fatalities, according to a tweet from the National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wis.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:08 -0400Murray Energy Corp. is selling almost 6,000 acres of oil and gas reserves in the Utica Shale, the company said in an announcement this morning.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:10 -0400Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson said he will join the Dakota Access pipeline protests, bolstering the notion that Native Americans have a "moral claim to be heard."
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:12 -0400The famous Budweiser Clydesdales have some new competition in the form of a self-driving truck.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:14 -0400A train derailment in northern Wisconsin on Monday led to a chemical spill that brought hazardous materials workers to the scene. The wreck, just south of the town of Superior, caused no injuries.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:15 -0400U.S. EPA released a white paper today laying out the agency's options as it revises the 25-year-old Lead and Copper Rule.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:17 -0400Hexavalent chromium, the toxin found in North Carolina wells near Duke Energy coal ash ponds, does not come from the ponds themselves but is naturally occurring, according to a study published today.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:19 -0400Byron Shaw, a former professor of water resources in Wisconsin whose findings led to the passage of the state's first groundwater protection law, died last week at the age of 73.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:21 -0400Farmers in California's fertile Central Valley have infused billions of gallons of oil-field wastewater — possibly laced with toxic compounds — into 95,000 acres of crops since 2014, according to a report released today by the Environmental Working Group.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:23 -0400The World Health Organization's cancer arm asked scientists on one of its review panels to withhold documents they were told to release under U.S. freedom of information regulations, according to Reuters.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:25 -0400Environmental protection officials in China were detained yesterday after officials discovered they had tampered with air equality monitoring equipment and falsified data.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:26 -0400Nuclear authorities in Norway announced yesterday that a leak at a small nuclear reactor has been contained and that no environmental impact is expected.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:28 -0400Aboriginal and environmental groups plan to file lawsuits tomorrow against the Canadian government over a controversial liquefied natural gas project permitted in British Columbia.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:30 -0400Chinese officials announced plans yesterday to implement a thorough environmental monitoring program by 2030 in order to bolster public health and increase life expectancy.