• Obama opposes Bush endangered-species proposal.

• Department of Energy gives $24 million to solar, $340 million to “clean coal.”

Pesticides pose a threat to salmon.

Frogs and honeybees in trouble.

“Dolphin-friendly” label called misleading.

Smog-related deaths set to soar in Canada.

• Court declines to decide whether Exxon should pay interest on punitive damages from Valdez spill.