Environment

Park Service fights back against bottled water lobby

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WASHINGTON — First, the National Park Service said it would cut back on selling its visitors bottled water to reduce the litter left behind. Now, Congress...

Environment

Half of Columbia sockeye salmon dying due to hot water

BOISE, Idaho — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries...


Environment

Park Service fights back against bottled water lobby

WASHINGTON — First, the National Park Service said it would cut back on selling its visitors bottled water to reduce the litter left behind. Now, Congress...


Environment

Researchers aim to reclaim oil and gas drilling sites

A research team wants to turn two environmental debacles into an ecological win. Growing wildfire risk throughout the West means land managers are scrambling to...


Environment

Four white lions born in zoo

Four white lion cubs have been born at a safari park in the Crimean city of Sevastpol and are taking their first steps around their new home. (July 30)


Environment

EPA will ease deadlines on air pollution rule

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has decided to give states more time to comply with proposed regulations that will require dramatic cuts in greenhouse...




Environment

Officials work to keep Steed Pond, other waters, healthy

Local officials are working to make sure Clearfield’s Steed Pond provides a slice of nature even as water levels drop. Utah’s drought has taken a toll...


Environment

Some in Christian right embracing environmental causes

Christian belief and the environmental movement can work hand-in-hand, some faith communities say, but first believers need to separate out the politics. When it...


Environment

Stagnant summer days on the rise in U.S.

Those long, hot, sultry days of summer, the ones where the air seems so still it wouldn’t disturb a leaf, are also days where air quality can take a nosedive....


Environment

100 trees illegally cleared by developer in Utah canyon

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County officials say a developer has illegally cleared more than 100 trees in the Silver Fork area of Big Cottonwood Canyon. The...


Environment

Eagle 'hot spot' could be replaced by a golf course and homes

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. — The emerald tree canopy on this town’s scenic high cliffs is likened to a luxurious community for bald eagles. There are gorgeous...


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