Tag: Environmental concerns

New Mexico goes to court over slow cleanup at US nuclear lab

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico is going after the federal government for failing to make progress on cleaning up contamination left behind by decades...

Incomplete polar bear survey halts Alaska oil search bid

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife...

2 giraffes in Kenya park electrocuted by power lines

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s wildlife agency says two giraffes were electrocuted on Sunday when they walked into low-lying electric power transmission lines that pass...

Louisiana challenges California ban on alligator products

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NEW ORLEANS — In the Trump administration’s last days, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a change to rules protecting alligators - a...

South Carolina considers breaking up public health agency

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's public health workers have been tasked with keeping the state safe for 143 years, ever since lawmakers created a...

Pair of endangered gibbons finds a new home in Sarajevo zoo

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The Sarajevo zoo on Monday welcomed its first pair of golden-cheeked gibbons, joining the family of European menageries that are trying...

French Caribbean fights to keep pesticide case alive

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Agricultural workers who have long sought compensation for contamination from a pesticide banned in France but used in the...

EPA proposes pollution cleanup of Delco plant site in Kokomo

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KOKOMO, Ind. — Contaminated soil and groundwater at the central Indiana site of a former General Motors plant would be cleaned up under a...

Nothing to sneeze at: Global warming triggers earlier pollen

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When Dr. Stanley Fineman started as an allergist in Atlanta, he told patients they should start taking their medications and prepare for the drippy,...

Deer native to India starve to death amid drought in Hawaii

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HONOLULU — Axis deer, a species native to India presented as a gift from Hong Kong to the king of Hawaii in 1868, have...