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PETA turns 35, still using sex and shock for animal causes

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:34 PM

PETA has done a lot with a little sex, shock and shame. One of the longest-running and sexiest stunts you will see in online ads around the world is a group of naked women who choose to wear nothing rather than wear fur, said Ingrid Newkirk,... Full Story

EPA: Tests show water sent to Navajo Nation met standards

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:31 PM

New tests on water sent to Navajo Nation farmers after millions of gallons of waste spilled from a Colorado mine indicate that the emergency supply met federal and tribal standards for livestock and irrigation, federal officials say. Full Story

Federal agency issues plan for coastal coho salmon recovery

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:26 PM

A federal agency has released a road map for the recovery of threatened Oregon Coast coho salmon. The draft plan from the National Marine Fisheries Service focuses on protecting and restoring freshwater and habitats that have a mixture of... Full Story

Los Angeles council approves backyard beekeeping law

posted on October 16, 2015 at 2:54 PM

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted to legalize urban beekeeping, overturning a ban dating to 1879 and overriding concerns that it might bring aggressive Africanized hives to backyards. Full Story

Oil companies pledge support for Paris climate deal

posted on October 16, 2015 at 2:00 PM

The chief executives of 10 of the world's biggest oil and gas companies have pledged support for an "effective" deal to fight global warming at a Paris conference next month. Full Story

Officials believe farming accident sparked Texas wildfire

posted on October 16, 2015 at 1:46 PM

A preliminary investigation indicates a farming accident sparked a wildfire that's consumed more than 7 square miles and destroyed 40 structures in Central Texas, authorities said Friday. Full Story

Keystone XL developer seeks different approval for route

posted on October 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM

The Canadian company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline is taking steps to circumvent one of the major roadblocks in Nebraska. Full Story

Lawmakers question effectiveness of dietary guidelines

posted on October 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM

Lawmakers on Wednesday asked federal officials whether Americans should trust the government's dietary guidelines, which inform everything from school lunches to advice from a doctor. Full Story

$338M fund in deadly oil train derailment close to approval

posted on October 9, 2015 at 4:55 PM

A Canadian railroad is withdrawing its objection to a $338 million fund for victims of an oil train derailment that killed 47 people in a small town in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the settlement's final approval. Full Story

House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

posted on October 9, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports. Supporters argued that an ongoing boom in oil and gas drilling has made the 1970s-era restrictions... Full Story

Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs

posted on October 9, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red. Full Story

Despite bird flu, Minnesota still top turkey producing state

posted on October 9, 2015 at 3:14 PM

Minnesota has retained its ranking as the nation's top turkey producing state despite this year's bird flu outbreak. Full Story

U.S. pipeline agency fines Exxon subsidiary $2.6 million

posted on October 9, 2015 at 3:13 PM

Federal regulators announced Thursday they are assessing a $2.6 million civil penalty against ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas. Full Story

Keystone XL Developer Drops Landowner Lawsuits in Nebraska

posted on October 2, 2015 at 5:35 PM

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is shifting course in Nebraska and will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project, the company announced Tuesday. Full Story

Big Utilities Enter Market for Small Rooftop Solar

posted on October 2, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop. Full Story
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