Tag: Environmental concerns

Climate activists hail Dem budget spending on clean energy

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WASHINGTON — Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments” in clean energy...

AP Interview: EPA water chief on clean water protections

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WASHINGTON — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

‘Some crumbs’: Critics urge rejection of $641M Flint deal

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DETROIT — A federal judge listened Tuesday to Flint residents who were victims of the city's lead-contaminated water, a step in determining whether she...

DuPont, spinoffs to pay $50M for ‘forever chemical’ cleanup

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WILMINGTON, Del. — DuPont Co. and two spinoffs will pay at least $50 million to Delaware to help clean up toxic chemicals, the Delaware...

The Weeknd and BTS hope to raise billions for Global Citizen

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, BTS and Billie Eilish will take part in Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event on Sept. 21 that's intended...

Germany launches ‘space command’ to protect infrastructure

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BERLIN — The German military on Tuesday launched a “space command” tasked with overseeing satellites, watching for dangerous space junk and analyzing other countries'...

Electrify America to double EV charging stations by 2025

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SILVER SPRING, Md. — Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging network funded with money paid by Volkswagen as punishment for its emissions cheating scandal,...

Slovenian PM says water referendum defeat no reason to quit

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Slovenia's right-wing prime minister has brushed off opposition calls for his government to resign in the wake of a referendum in...

As fears about climate grow, Siemens CEO sees opportunities

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DETROIT — As the world increasingly focuses attention on climate change, Roland Busch, the CEO of Siemens AG, says his company is well-positioned to...

US-Russia say climate talks a springboard to ease tensions

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MOSCOW — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed hope on Monday that climate change talks could act as...