Tests: Oil spill's most toxic compounds dissipated

State and federal officials say the most toxic compounds contained in an estimated 50,000 gallons of spilled oil dissipated quickly after last month's Yellowstone... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2011


Ruling held up on power plant near Grand Canyon

The owners of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation won't know until at least next year whether they'll have to install expensive equipment aimed at clearing... Read more »

July 25, 2011

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US court rejects challenge to EPA ballast permit

A federal appeals court has refused to prohibit states from being tougher than the federal government on ships that discharge ballast water, a leading culprit in the... Read more »

July 25, 2011


Feds say Yellowstone cleanup will take more people

Exxon Mobil Corp. will have to bring in more people to mop up oil from a broken pipeline beneath the Yellowstone River as receding floodwaters reveal new... Read more »

July 22, 2011


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