Bloomberg Gives $4.5M To UN Climate Body, Softening U.S. CutsFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations.
Texas Gains 3 Rigs As US Rig Count Rises To 1,008The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 1,008.
EPA To Clean Up Toxic Site Damaged By Hurricane HarveyFederal environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Rhode Island Town Unanimously Passes Law Banning BalloonsBalloons won't fly anymore in one Rhode Island town. The governing council voted unanimously to say goodbye to balloons for good, prohibiting the sale and use of balloons.
Starbucks Commits $10 Million To Develop Greener Coffee CupsStarbucks is making a $10 million commitment to develop a greener coffee cup that is fully recyclable and compostable. The goal is to give cups a second life and keep them from landfills.
Brockovich To Visit Plano As City, Water District Seek To Reassure Residents About Drinking WaterEnvironmental activist Erin Brockovich said on Facebook she intends to come to Plano April 5 to meet with residents concerned about their drinking water.
Texas Among States To Begin Surveys For Lesser Prairie ChickenWildlife managers in several states will begin surveys later this month to track the population of a grouse that has been the focus of an ongoing legal battle over whether it warrants federal protection.
Trump Picks Dow Chemical Lawyer For Key Role At EPAPresident Donald Trump on Friday tapped a chemical industry insider to run the Environmental Protection Agency office that oversees emergency response to hazardous spills and cleanups of the nation's most toxic sites.
News Now: Part II Of The Flushable Wipes TestSome waste water treatment managers say they're causing big back-ups... even the wipes labeled "flushable."
U.S. Launches Ambitious Plan To Battle Rangeland WildfiresFederal officials have launched a two-pronged plan to stop a vicious cycle of rangeland wildfires in a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West.
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.
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.

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