Conservation & Green Economy
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said Friday cries that the Obama Administration is moving to wipe out the coal industry are hollow.
States across the country are finding uses for coal ash before it spreads as toxic sludge, as it did recently in North Carolina's Dan River -- and before regulation arrives in the not-so-distant future.
The EPA announced Friday it is taking steps to protect the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the largest in the world, in a move that could veto the proposed Pebble mine even before developers formally submit plans.
Thirty percent of the electricity used in Wisconsin would have to come from renewable sources by 2030, according to a long-shot bill being introduced in the state legislature.
California water districts are anticipating that tens of thousands of agricultural acres will be fallowed as farmers funnel dwindling irrigation water to permanent crops.
Thirty feet above the ground, the blades of five wind turbines rotated Tuesday as a slight breeze wafted through a field on the eastern border of the Washington State University Vancouver campus.
The U.S. Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans after a weekend oil spill.
If everything goes according to plan, the solar panels at Santa Fe's Genoveva Chavez Community Center could be installed by the end of this year.
Almond farmers in California are letting orchards dry up and in some case tearing out their trees because of the drought.
Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
U.S. Transportation and railway officials announced a joint initiative Friday aimed at improving the safety of delivering crude oil across the nation by train.
Global Forest Watch allows users to watch and track deforestation all over the world -- like Google Earth, but with deforestation data, curated maps and in-depth reporting.
The Earth clearly is gaining heat, but how the energy imbalance is affected by greenhouse gases, changes to the sun's output, natural climatic fluctuations and increases in particulate remain subjects of intense scientific study.
A Nebraska judge on Wednesday struck down a law that allowed the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline to proceed through the state.
Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the severely polluted Hanford nuclear weapons production site, has been fired -- the second whistle-blower fired by URS Corp. in recent months.