Environment And Nature

Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna

Nov 21, 2017

Countries fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean agreed Tuesday to expand the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna to reflect an improvement in their stocks

Lawsuit: 3M contamination led to more cancer, infertility

Nov 21, 2017

Minnesota's attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights

Russia confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

Nov 21, 2017

Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains

Bali volcano spews ash and steam, alert not raised

Nov 21, 2017

The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali spewed ash and steam, but authorities said its alert level remained unchanged

Final report analyzes options for controversial oil pipeline

Nov 20, 2017

State officials have released a final analysis of options for the future of a controversial oil pipeline that runs beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

Nov 20, 2017

Nebraska regulators have approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project

Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

Nov 20, 2017

Federal officials quietly loosen restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport

The Latest: Tribe troubled by Keystone XL vote in Nebraska

Nov 20, 2017

Native American tribe in South Dakota "highly disappointed" after Nebraska regulators approve proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline route just days after spill near reservation

What's new for ski season in New York State

Nov 20, 2017

New York is home to 51 ski resorts, the most of any state in the nation, and its three state-run ski areas have undergone several upgrades since last season

Alternative Keystone XL route gets approved in Nebraska

Nov 20, 2017

Nebraska regulators have approved an alternative route through the state for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

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