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Evacuation order lifted after chemical leak at Texas plant

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LA PORTE, Texas — An evacuation order has been lifted in an industrial area of a Houston-area city following a chemical release earlier in...

GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

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DETROIT — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric...

GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

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DETROIT — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric...

GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

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DETROIT — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric...

Interior secretary visits new public lands HQ in Colorado

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Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is paying her first visit Friday to the new Colorado headquarters of her department's Bureau of Land Management after its...

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

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BLY, Ore. — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work...

Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become...

Jurors deliberate in trial of suspended Ga. insurance chief

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ATLANTA — Jurors must now sort out who they believe after the prosecution and defense told two very different stories about suspended Georgia Insurance...

Indiana issues air quality alert due to smoke from wildfires

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's environmental agency issued a statewide air quality alert this week urging Hoosiers to slow down and take other steps as smoke...

Effort to fund racially diverse climate groups gets momentum

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Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations are gaining momentum, with one group's push for transparency from the nation’s...