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Celebrities Want To Tie Trade Pact To Dolphin Hunt

posted on February 7, 2014 at 11:40 AM

In a letter signed by dozens of celebrities, Obama was urged not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership until Japan bans its dolphin hunt. Full Story

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to the controversial pipeline from Canada through the heart of the U.S. Republicans and some oil- and... Full Story

Amid drought, California agency won't allot water

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Amid California's most crippling drought of modern times, state officials on Friday announced they will not allocate water to agencies that serve 25 million people and nearly 1 million acres of farmland. Full Story

Environmental group touts Iowa's solar capability

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM

A new report by an environmental group says Iowa ranks 16th in the nation for the amount of solar power it could reasonably produce Full Story

Oil drilling on US Arctic coast put on ice

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Oil companies' rush to find reserves off Alaska's Arctic shores suffered a setback on Thursday after Shell said it would suspend its operations in the region — and possibly withdraw for good. Full Story

Greens Hit Obama On Energy Plan

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

A simmering division between the president and environmental groups is starting to boil over. Full Story

Gassy German cows blamed for barn explosion

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion. Full Story

Backers: Report on rail risks boosts Keystone XL

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:33 PM

A government warning about the dangers of increased use of trains to transport crude oil is giving a boost to supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. Full Story

California nut farmers band together to fight theft

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:32 PM

The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days. Full Story

Canadian company starts Keystone pipeline in Texas

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:30 PM

A Canadian company has started operating the Texas portion of a proposed cross-border pipeline that has stirred controversy and tension between the United States and Canada. Full Story

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:29 PM

In the absence of federal regulation, states from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering laws to require labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

Speaker Boehner visits California for drought bill

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM

House Speaker John Boehner visited a dusty California field on Wednesday, joining Central Valley Republicans to announce an emergency drought-relief bill to help farmers through what is certain to be a devastating year. Full Story

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Michigan

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:25 PM

The federal government could more quickly implement a plan to keep the Great Lakes free of Asian carp if the region's citizens and elected officials agreed on the best approach to take, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Thursday. Full Story

Corn's Price Drop Has US Farmers Looking To Soy

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:27 PM

The crop's golden luster has dulled and many growers are considering shifting acreage back to soybeans. Full Story

California Governor Proclaims State In A Drought

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Precipitation in most of the state is less than 20 percent of normal, and reservoirs are dwindling. Forecasts suggest the dry spell could continue, exacerbating the already heightened fire danger. Full Story

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