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Police: Man leaves chickens in lobby of Oregon tax office

posted on December 24, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Police say an Oregon man angry with his tax situation left a flock of seven chickens inside the state revenue office. Full Story

Showdown looms between Vilsack, Congress over wildfire costs

posted on December 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is bracing for a showdown with Congress if the government keeps running out of money to fight wildfires. Full Story

Climate researchers employ tool from 1800s: Whaling logs

posted on December 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM

Maritime historians, climate scientists and ordinary citizens are coming together on a project to study 19th-century whaling ship logbooks to better understand modern day climate change. Full Story

Pipeline opponents critical of Iowa hearing format

posted on December 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM

The format of a meeting to discuss a proposed $3.8 billion oil pipeline has some people accusing the Iowa Department of Natural Resources of trying to prevent them from publicly voicing their concerns. Full Story

Despite lack of eggs, Just Mayo says it's keeping its name

posted on December 18, 2015 at 3:06 PM

After months of discussions, Just Mayo's maker Hampton Creek says it worked out an agreement with the Food and Drug Administration that lets the eggless spread keep its name Full Story

Minnesota lifts final remaining bird flu quarantines

posted on December 18, 2015 at 3:06 PM

Minnesota has lifted the last remaining quarantines on poultry farms that were infected with highly pathogenic bird flu. Full Story

Mexico opens first deep-water oil and gas blocks to bidders

posted on December 18, 2015 at 3:05 PM

Mexico's government is offering its first deep-water oil and gas exploration blocks to bidders as part of the historic energy industry overhaul that opened the sector to private investment. Full Story

Winners and losers in the Paris climate pact

posted on December 18, 2015 at 2:16 PM

The talks were difficult and sometimes teetered on the brink of collapse. Every country made compromises to get the deal done, but some got more than others by the time the gavel dropped. Full Story

Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:10 PM

Uranium, the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs, increasingly is showing in drinking water systems in major farming regions of the U.S. West — a natural though unexpected byproduct of irrigation, drought, and the over pumping of... Full Story

Kansas deputies confront nude Oregon man taking pictures

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Kansas authorities say an Oregon man was urged to head home after he was spotted taking pictures of a wheat field wearing nothing "but a hat and a smile." Full Story

Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:01 PM

First proposed by economists in the 1960s, a pollution permit market remained mostly an academic idea until President George H. W. Bush championed it as a way of getting power plants to cut emissions of sulfur dioxide, which leads to acid rain.... Full Story

Alaska predicts sharp oil tax decline amid low prices

posted on December 11, 2015 at 3:04 PM

The state of Alaska is projecting revenue from oil and gas production taxes at $172 million this year, a dramatic drop from two years ago when production taxes totaled $2.6 billion. Full Story

Nevada governor outlines $335M deal to draw $1B carmaker

posted on December 11, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Nevada plans to offer $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure upgrades to an upstart, Chinese investor-backed electric carmaker that wants to build $1 billion production plant in a Las Vegas suburb Full Story

EPA approves water quality rules dividing Montana, Wyoming

posted on December 11, 2015 at 3:04 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling in neighboring... Full Story

California Supreme Court OKs organic labeling lawsuits

posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:12 PM

Consumers have a right to file lawsuits under California law alleging food products are falsely labeled "organic," the state Supreme Court ruled. Full Story
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