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Under presssure, company cancels Tennessee pipeline

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Environmentalists and activists claimed victory Saturday after a company canceled plans to build an oil pipeline through southwest Tennessee and north...

‘Nobody’s winning’ as drought upends life in US West basin

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TULELAKE, Calif. — Ben DuVal knelt in a barren field near the California-Oregon border and scooped up a handful of parched soil as dust...

Swimmers warned about oil after Georgia ship spill

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Health officials warned swimmers and fishers to be on the lookout for oil sheens off two Georgia islands after oil spilled...

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are...

Coast Guard: ‘Large’ oil leak during Georgia ship demolition

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A large amount of oil has escaped a barrier after it was released while crews were dismantling an overturned cargo ship...

Court: Toppled rig’s owners can’t sue Coast Guard contractor

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NEW ORLEANS — The owner of Gulf of Mexico oil wells broken in 2004 cannot demand damages from a federal contractor who says his...

Another mild algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie this summer

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TOLEDO, Ohio — The toxic blob of algae that turns western Lake Erie a ghastly shade of green each summer and threatens drinking water...

Biden signs three bills to overturn Trump-era rules

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed three separate laws Wednesday that dismantle part of the Trump era, blocking payday lenders from avoiding caps on...

EXPLAINER: Infrastructure deal targets lead pipes

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WASHINGTON — Included in the bipartisan infrastructure deal reached with President Joe Biden last week is a plan to eliminate the country's remaining lead...

Last dash: German lawmakers pass climate, crime bills

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BERLIN — German lawmakers approved bills setting tougher targets for tackling climate change, new rules on second trials for serious crimes and measures to...