Exxon Fined $20 Million For Emissions From Texas PlantA judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a penalty of nearly $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air over the course of eight years from a complex it operates east of Houston.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Trump Wants A Review Of National MonumentsPresident Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments."
Volkswagen To Pay $2.8 billion In US Diesel Emission ScandalVolkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests.
Goodall Says Nature's Magic Revealed In "Born In China"The documentary "Born in China"was shot over three years. Jane Goodall said that the imagery is breathtaking, and shows the personalities of the multiple species that were captured on film.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Slowly Creep Up On ElectricsHydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads, but only if more stations are built to fuel them. There are just 34 public hydrogen fueling stations in the country.
Ford Says Hybrid Police Car Catches Bad Guys, Saves Gas TooFord Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan, in response to requests from cities nationwide.
Texas Cheers Suspension Of Federal Surveys Along Red RiverTexas' attorney general is applauding the suspension of federal surveys along the Red River that property owners claimed would help the government seize their land.
Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL PipelineThe Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
U.S. Born Panda Bao Bao Makes 1st Public Appearance In ChinaAmerican-born giant panda Bao Bao has made her first appearance before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C.
California May Face 'Significant Risk' From DamCalifornia is not just fighting nature as it attempts to repair the nation's tallest dam, badly damaged last month by surging storm waters. It's also racing the clock.
Magnitude 4.0 Quake, 2 Smaller Temblors Rattle OklahomaThe U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma.