Environment

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Aug 19, 2017

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Aug 19, 2017

Officials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

Aug 18, 2017

California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns

Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

Aug 18, 2017

When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday's eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes

Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

Aug 18, 2017

Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368 kilograms (811 pounds) of ivory tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants

Sheriff: Coyote that bit woman on New York trail had rabies

Aug 18, 2017

Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies

Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

Aug 18, 2017

Officials: An Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to keep invasive fish out of Great Lakes

Tennessee site marks milestone with shipment to US nuke dump

Aug 18, 2017

A federal lab in Tennessee has made its first shipment in five years to the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, marking another milestone as the U.S. gets its multibillion-dollar cleanup program back on track

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

Aug 17, 2017

A former candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post

The Latest: School board hopes ouster ends distractions

Aug 17, 2017

A lawyer for ousted Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino says Paladino will appeal the state education commissioner's decision

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