Sponsorships questioned by leading Australian athletesOctober 19, 2022 GMT
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Athletes in two of Australia’s most popular sports — cricket and netball — are criticizing millions of dollars of sponsorship money from mining and energy companies.
Wichita City Council forms environmental concerns boardSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — After months of advocacy by activists, the Wichita City council has voted to establish a board to advise the council and city staff on environmental concerns, climate change and economic economic vitality.
Pledge drive urges funding racially diverse climate effortsFebruary 4, 2021 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Ashindi Maxton was distraught as she toured neighborhoods in Detroit’s 48217 ZIP code and met residents who live in one of the most polluted communities in Michigan...
Argentina: Mercosur will address EU environment concernsDecember 14, 2020 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — South America's Mercosur countries will address environmental concerns raised by the European Union that have stalled ratification of a free trade deal between the two trade blocs, Argentina's foreign minister said Monday.
The year the West was burning: How the 2020 wildfire season got so extremeNovember 30, 2020 GMT
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US delays oil pipeline approvals after environmental rulingApril 23, 2020 GMT
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has suspended a nationwide program used to approve oil and gas pipelines, power lines and other utility work, spurred by a court ruling that industry representatives warn could slow or halt numerous infrastructure projects over environmental concerns...
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce wasteJune 19, 2019 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home...
Green parties’ gains could boost climate action in EuropeMay 27, 2019 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Green parties' surprisingly strong showing in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament raised hopes — particularly among young voters — that global warming and other environmental issues will get more serious consideration on the continent...
Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelinesApril 10, 2019 GMT
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's support for shifting more power to states on Wednesday faded next to his affinity for oil and gas production, as he aimed to make it harder for states to block pipelines and other energy projects due to environmental concerns...
Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian TrailDecember 13, 2018 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal...
County commissioners deny appeal of refinery permitMarch 11, 2018 GMT
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit County Board of Commissioners on Friday denied an appeal of a permit for the Andeavor Anacortes Refinery’s proposed Clean Products Upgrade Project.
The commissioners voted unanimously to deny the appeal filed by six environmental groups, upholding Skagit County Hearing Examiner Wick Dufford’s earlier decision to issue the permit.
Green groups question state’s gas drilling reportMay 9, 2014 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection thinks it is doing a good job regulating the biggest gas drilling boom in the nation, but environmental groups say that a new state report is far too optimistic.
Taveras unveils policy plans on environmentApril 22, 2014 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Angel Taveras on Tuesday unveiled a plan that calls for reducing Rhode Island's use of fossil fuels and preparing for the effects of climate change, saying that environmental concerns are also economic ones.