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Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but...

Conference on endangered species moves to protect giraffes

GENEVA (AP) - An international conference on endangered species has agreed to protect giraffes for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls...

Environmentalists sue over Endangered Species Act rollbacks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the...

Environmentalists sue over Endangered Species Act rollbacks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the...

US can label nuke waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. government on Wednesday will reclassify some of the nation's most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level,...

California to ban pesticide said to harm child development

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The nation's most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California...

Trump issues new permit for stalled Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an apparent bid to kick-start the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline, President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new presidential...

Nuclear industry pushing for fewer inspections at plants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nuclear power industry is pushing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to cut back on inspections at nuclear power plants and throttle...

EPA says 2017 model year vehicle mileage increased slightly

DETROIT (AP) - New vehicles in the U.S. from the 2017 model year averaged slightly better gas mileage than the previous year, rising to...

Utility seeks bankruptcy protection over California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The nation's largest utility said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion...