The president is gearing up for a big speech in which he'll unveil his second-term climate plan. The centerpiece: cracking down on coal power plants.
A huge new coal-mining project just OK'd by the federal government pits a Montana tribe against native communities in the Pacific Northwest.
A new project will collect and publish hitherto secret data on bird kills at wind farms, aiming to help a clean energy source get even cleaner.
Conservation groups suing to end seismic surveys in the Gulf of Mexico scored a partial victory, with oil companies agreeing to suspend sonar blasts in some areas for 30 months.
A draft 2011 study by EPA blamed frackers for groundwater contamination in Wyoming. But EPA is now dropping the research, to the industry's delight.
The palm-oil industry has set Indonesian forests ablaze, causing horrendous air pollution. Indonesia is trying to trigger rain to douse the flames.
Pissed-off Maine Gov. Paul LePage refuses to speak to newspapers that investigated his environment chief's corporate ties. That'll definitely help his public image.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus is spreading throughout farms in the U.S. Not only does it sound disgusting; it is disgusting.
Urban trees suck up soot and other kinds of fine particulate pollution, and that helps keep us healthy and alive, researchers find.