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U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order - The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era order directing federal agencies to consider climate change in international development programs.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:25:56 -0500
Four Audi managers indicted in U.S. VW diesel emissions probe: documents - A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG's luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government's investigation into the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal, according to court documents.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:54:06 -0500
Two skiers rescued from avalanche at Taos, New Mexico - Two skiers were rescued after an avalanche at a ski resort in Taos, New Mexico on Thursday, and no one else was believed to be trapped under the snow, a resort official said.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:13:49 -0500
Amtrak canceling trains, cutting service ahead of winter storm - Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad, said on Thursday it will cancel at least 15 trains in the northeast and midwest this weekend because of an impending major winter storm, and reduce operations on other trains.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:11:27 -0500
100% Pure? New Zealand's deteriorating water raises a stink - New Zealand's clean, green image took a beating this summer as tourists traveling through the countryside posted pictures of lakes and rivers off limits due to contamination by farm effluent, garbage and human faeces.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:10:00 -0500
Sixteen coal ash pits contaminating Texas groundwater: report - Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP).
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:32:00 -0500
U.S. Energy Department to develop lithium recycling research center - The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it is launching a research center on lithium battery recycling in an effort to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign sources for the metal that is increasingly being used in electric vehicles and electronics.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:12:38 -0500
Germany wants to extend CO2-related aid for firms beyond 2020: sources - The German government wants to extend beyond 2020 CO2-related compensation for companies that are heavy energy consumers as Europe's largest economy shifts towards renewables, several sources close to a government coal commission told Reuters.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:54:45 -0500
Five deaths blamed on storms that dump snow, rain on California - At least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California with at least five feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains this week, besides triggering flooding and mudslides, officials said.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:59:48 -0500
Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat - A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil's agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies.
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