GM Says Next-Gen Electric Cars Will Cost Less, Go FartherGeneral Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 percent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021.
Exxon Settles Pollution Case With Feds By Upgrading 8 PlantsExxon Mobil is settling air pollution cases with the Trump administration by promising to spend about $300 million on pollution-control technology at several plants along the Gulf Coast.
FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
World Meteorological Organization: CO2 levels Surged In 2016The U.N. weather agency warned Monday that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed last year.
National Parks Seek Fee Hike Amid Struggle To Fund RepairsVisiting the country's most popular national parks would get more costly under a federal proposal released this week.
EPA Chemical Review Would Exclude Millions Of Tons Of ToxinsSpurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use.
They May Look Fuzzy And Cute, But Don't Touch ThemFort Worth Zoo officials letting people know about a venomous insect that you may see in your backyard. It's known as the asp caterpillar and it's found in Texas.
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report On ClimateThe Environmental Protection Agency has kept three scientists from appearing at an event in Rhode Island about a report that deals in part with climate change.
Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
Texans Hit Hard By Harvey Rethink Climate ChangeSome of those who lost everything in Harvey said that they are starting to take the threat of climate change more seriously now, and they want President Trump to show more leadership on the issue.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Smoke, Wildfires Damage California's Famed Wine CountryWorkers in Northern California's renowned wine country picked through charred debris and plotted what to do with pricey grapes after wildfires swept through lush vineyards, destroying at least two wineries and damaging many others.