Climate change took center stage at this year’s 23rd annual Lake Tahoe Summit as politicians from California and Nevada highlighted the work that has been done to protect the prized lake from its biggest threats.
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Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, transportation officials and conservationists will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over a major Southern California highway.
Oklahoma Water Resources Board had completed recent studies of Oklahoma’s water supplies. One was part of an effort to better understand the impact of droughts.
An environmental fight is brewing in a community not 15 minutes from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Residents of the small town of Pecos are banding together to fight an Australia mining company that has already won approval to begin tests to see if the area is ripe for a major mining operation.
Populations of animals that live in the world’s forests have declined by more than half in the past 50 years, a study warns.
Technology keeps evolving to help crop producers make every drop of water count on the fields.
Texas and Oklahoma are seeking federal permission to regulate fracking wastewater under their own programs, raising concern among environmentalists who fear that oil and gas companies will eventually be allowed to discharge toxic chemicals into streams and rivers.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health advisories
for Kansas lakes.
Colorado River water users in Nevada won’t see shortages in 2020 thanks to existing conservation efforts, this year’s above-average snowpack and total runoff projected at 125 percent of average for the year.
Nevada hasn’t given up its fight to try to get the federal government to remove a half-metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium that was secretly sent to the Nevada National Security Site last fall.
The Department of Environmental Quality in partnership with Keep Oklahoma Beautiful will recognize Team Up to Clean Up for their efforts in making Lake Eufaula an Oklahoma Clean Community during a special ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 21st, 2019.
We get some monster storms with hail in Oklahoma but the one they had this week in northeast Colorado probably beats them all.
The Las Vegas Valley viral grasshopper swarm came and went like a passing internet fad.
The EPA has named Oklahoman W. Scott Mason IV to be the agency’s new director for the American Indian Environmental Office in the EPA’s Office of International and Tribal Affairs.
Henderson’s Bird Viewing Preserve Now Features an Observation Hive
Bold Nebraska, the environmental group that arose in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline a few years ago now is asking some pointed questions of the Democrats who want to be President.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied a request by Nevada officials to block future transfers of nuclear material from South Carolina to a federal site north of Las Vegas.
A collection of pro-biofuels and agriculture groups has sued EPA over a provision of its E15 rule that they say has effectively prohibited the sale of ethanol blends ranging from 16 to 50 percent, below the threshold to be classified as the E85 used in flex fuel vehicles according to POLITICO’s Morning Energy Report.
Conservation groups are speaking out against new rules announced Monday that weaken the Endangered Species Act.
On Friday, the US Army Corps of Engineers increased releases at Milford Lake reservoir from 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 3,000 cfs, which will be maintained until the park drops below 50 percent flood pool.
A new report on CO2 emissions in Colorado makes a lot of ‘assumptions’ in predicting the impact of electric vehicles in the state.
The Trump administration has reauthorized the use of controversial traps dubbed “cyanide bombs” to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals across the US.
The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday.
Four years ago this week, Environmental Protection Agency contractors triggered the release of three million gallons of yellow wastewater from the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado into the Animas and San Juan rivers.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is accusing the Trump EPA of failing to uphold the agency’s mission of protecting public health and the environment after it refused to help the state in its lawsuit against the Air Force over major PFAS contamination at two Air Force bases according to POLITICO’s Morning Energy Report.
In 1938, the yoga teacher Paramahansa Yogananda dedicated the Golden Lotus Temple along the Encinitas coast.
The researchers stress that the results of their study underline how negatively intensive farming impacts the diversity and abundance of butterfly species
Those scooters you see ridden in downtown Oklahoma City and more and more metro areas might be harming the climate more than other forms of transportation according to one new study.
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled companies must reclaim uranium mines that sit idle for more than 10 years
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has a new focus…medical marijuana waste disposal management.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears’ threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act.
Colorado’s top air quality regulator says The Air Quality Control Commission will consider potential regulations aimed at curbing oil and gas emissions
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is teaming up with British TV adventurer Bear Grylls to venture into India’s wilderness to raise awareness about protecting nature, the show’s host said.
The reality of plastics recycling? It’s pretty much already dead.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the sprawling Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to be split in two to restrict the access of big game hunters.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) initiated, on July 23, a project to treat the Milford Gathering Pond, located near the outlet of Milford Reservoir in Geary County, with a hydrogen peroxide-based algaecide.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health advisories for Kansas lakes.
It’s not just your neighbor’s yard that looks like a horror movie.
Temperatures in Britain are set to reach their highest-ever levels on Thursday as northern Europe baked in a heatwave for the second time in a month.
Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather.
A path of trampled grass leads up the hill to St. Helen’s, the only church on Lundy Island. Near its doors, a stray lamb nibbles on tufts of tall weeds. From a Gothic tower topped with the English flag, the coastline of Devon is faintly visible to the east, while the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean stretches west, the seas uninterrupted all the way to North America.
Just how much of a threat to the subsistence of our planet is man-made climate change, according to the latest scientific data? It’s not actually a threat at all.
The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal.
The LEAD Agency held one of its regular Tar Creek bike rides Saturday, July 20, but that didn’t deter those who are champions of the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund site.