• Colorado adopts rules that protect wildlife from drilling operations.

Coal project moves ahead in Kentucky.

Pine beetle infestation may affect weather and air quality.

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• North Carolina experiencing gas shortage.

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Northeastern and West Coast women chock full of mercury.

Pollution from Hurricane Ike could have been much worse.

• Is wind the new ethanol?

• Al Gore encourages civil disobedience to stop coal plants.

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• EPA issues temporary waivers of ethanol fuel requirements in hurricane-hit states.