In December Japan counted $1 billion in loans for coal plants in Indonesia as climate finance, angering critics who say such financing should be going to clean energy. Japanese officials now say they are also counting $630 million in loans for coal plants in Kudgi, India, and Matarbari, Bangladesh, as climate finance.
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A U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesman said a pesticide was used to destroy the birds to prevent the spread of disease to dairy cows.
Worker fatalities at U.S. oil refineries between 2005 and 2015 nearly matched the total from the previous decade despite safety recommendations made in the aftermath of a 2005 accident.
Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky unveiled a draft bill Monday that would allow governors to veto compliance with the federal rule if the governor determines it would cause significant hikes for electricity or harm reliability in the state.
Despite the state's ambitious clean-air goals, officials are turning to dirtier, more costly fossil-fuel plants to fill some of the power gap.
In Texas, the cars derailed Saturday evening near Valley Mills, a town about 25 miles northwest of Waco. Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Trooper D.L. Wilson said that about four homes were evacuated.
Industry groups hammered the proposal; the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Western Energy Alliance filed a federal lawsuit in Wyoming in hopes of blocking the rules.
Montana regulators won't move forward on a proposal for a major new coal mine until sponsor Arch Coal Inc. addresses hundreds of deficiencies in its application, the state Department of Environmental Quality.
The new classification is aimed mainly at industrial use of glyphosate. Its use by home gardeners is not considered a risk.
Dominion Virginia Power is being sued by an environmental group that says a coal ash pond at a former power plant is polluting groundwater.
Obama will sign an executive order targeting greenhouse gases at the White House.
The wide range of soaps and skin care products containing the pellets, called microbeads, sparked fears among researchers and environmental advocates about their effect on the water supply.
"While the proposed standards look promising, the TSB has concerns about the implementation timeline," the Transportation Safety Board said in a statement.
In a far corner of North Dakota, just a few hundred miles from the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline, 84,000 barrels of crude oil per day recently began flowing through a new line that connects the state's sprawling oilfields to an oil hub in Wyoming.
Each faces up to a year in prison when sentenced June 22. They also face fines of $25,000 per day per violation, or $100,000 — whichever is greater.
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on bills that would overhaul the standards for research cited by the Environmental Protection Agency.
According to a report in the journal Nature, Berkeley researchers modified metal composites with nitrogen compounds called diamines. The resulting molecule can bind with carbon dioxide at varying temperatures and without the presence of water.
The January 2014 spill contaminated drinking water for 300,000 residents for days.
In a case with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal appeals court has again found that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has the authority to investigate offshore oil spills.
Global energy emissions stayed stable last year even though the economy grew, according to data released Friday that could boost chances for a landmark climate accord later this year.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed bills Thursday that scale back the state's prevailing wage and cut safety and environmental rules for coal mining.
A Wyoming company is preparing to resume oil shipments through a pipeline that broke and spewed 30,000 gallons of crude into Montana's Yellowstone River, even as most of the spilled oil remains unrecovered.
About 60 landowners and activists rallied at the state Capitol in Lincoln as pipeline developer TransCanada Corp. defended its use of eminent domain to gain access to property owned by holdouts.
A Los Angeles County battery recycler at the center of a long public fight over its toxic output has agreed to shutter its plant.
The proposal, posted online Wednesday by Transport Canada, would require the cars to have outer "jackets," a layer of thermal protection, and thicker steel walls.
The intent is to improve consumer safety with updated laws and regulations of toxic chemicals, and on face value, the bill seems to accomplish just that. But not everyone agrees on whether the provisions go far enough.
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