Environment

House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

  • January 26, 2023 09:07 PM PST | APNEWS
 House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

287 For the second time this month, House Republicans are seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat

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AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

  • January 26, 2023 03:18 PM PST | APNEWS

Colorado lawmakers unanimously voted to push forward a bill that would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras and artificial intelligence technology to help identify fires before they burn out of control

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US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

  • January 26, 2023 02:00 PM PST | APNEWS

The U.S. government is offering more money to find a solution for storing or disposing of spent nuclear fuel from the nation's commercial nuclear power plants

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Town where kids cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Town where kids cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

  • January 26, 2023 12:30 PM PST | APNEWS

A proposed settlement between New Jersey and the current owner of a notoriously polluted industrial site is drawing fire from residents of Toms River, where memories of children getting cancer at elevated rates are still a fresh source of pain

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California storms boost water allocation for cities

California storms boost water allocation for cities

  • January 26, 2023 12:21 PM PST | APNEWS

Public water agencies in California will be getting more water from the state because of recent heavy rain

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US moves to protect Minnesota wilderness from planned mine

US moves to protect Minnesota wilderness from planned mine

  • January 26, 2023 11:02 AM PST | APNEWS

The Biden administration has moved to protect the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota from future mining

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Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

  • January 26, 2023 11:00 AM PST | APNEWS

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

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California sees further reductions in severity of drought

California sees further reductions in severity of drought

  • January 26, 2023 09:27 AM PST | APNEWS

California continues to see regional reductions in the severity of its longstanding drought after recent deluges from atmospheric rivers

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Colorado lawmakers look to AI to detect wildfires earlier

Colorado lawmakers look to AI to detect wildfires earlier

  • January 26, 2023 08:48 AM PST | APNEWS

A bill introduced in the Colorado legislature would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras, likely with artificial intelligence technology, in high-risk locations to help identify fires before they burn out of control

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Colorado lawmakers look to AI to detect wildfires early

Colorado lawmakers look to AI to detect wildfires early

  • January 26, 2023 05:27 AM PST | APNEWS

A bill introduced in the Colorado legislature would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras, likely with artificial intelligence technology, in high-risk locations to help identify fires before they burn out of control

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A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging

A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging

  • January 26, 2023 05:24 AM PST | APNEWS

For some people who believe in sustainable living, it's not enough to recycle and compost

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