posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:06 AM
House and Senate negotiators on Thursday unveiled a compromise bill that authorizes billions of dollars for water projects over the next decade, from flood protections in California to deepening Georgia's rapidly growing Port of Savannah.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:57 AM
State water engineers say using pumps to reverse the flow of the aqueduct would be a first in a drought. It would also be a complex engineering challenge that could cost millions of dollars,
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:46 AM
In a report released Friday, the Transportation Department's inspector general says the federal effort is so riddled with weaknesses that it's not possible to ensure states are enforcing pipeline safety.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The emergency order follows a warning two weeks ago that the department risks a "higher body count" as the result of fiery oil train accidents if it waits for new safety regulations to become final.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Senators voted 79-20 to take up an energy efficiency bill that Keystone supporters want to amend with language authorizing immediate construction of the proposed pipeline from Canada to the United States.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:23 AM
According to The Herald Review the fair owes more than $36,000 in prizes for livestock exhibitors from last year.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:03 AM
The government lost billions of dollars on the rice subsidy plan, which also cost Thailand its position as the world's leading rice exporter as the artificially high prices forced the government to stockpile the commodity.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show sales growth came despite the fact that the overall number of farms in the state fell during the same period.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 10:53 AM
Supporters of clean energy seized on an unusual opportunity to rebuild a town from the ground up with the latest green technology.
posted on May 2, 2014 at 1:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that...
posted on May 2, 2014 at 1:19 PM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The Navajo Nation and a group founded by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and actor Robert Redford said Thursday they have agreed on a plan to manage thousands of wild horses on the reservation and keep the...
posted on May 2, 2014 at 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Forget the North Dakota energy boom. How about a drone boom?
State and federal officials have big hopes for the growth of what are known as unmanned aircraft systems. And North Dakota has positioned itself well to take...
posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power plants they can't...
posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly...
posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:46 AM
PARIS (AP) -- French authorities have suspended imports of live pigs and certain pig products from North America and Japan to prevent a deadly virus from contaminating the food chain here.
The Agriculture Ministry said Friday no cases of the...