Environment

January 27, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, lawmakers are preparing for a busy week of hearings on school spending, environmental protection and public safety. Members of the Senate and Assembly have budget meetings scheduled Monday through Wednesday focused on different aspects of...
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In this Jan. 20, 2018 photo, a cow stands near to a group of bison, near Wasilkowo village, 10 km from Hajnowka, Poland. A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a bison herd for three months after escaping its pen. The cow has been spotted following the bison across meadows bordering a forest in eastern Poland as they forage for food. (Rafal Kowalczyk via AP Photo)
January 27, 2018 - 11:20 am
COW ESCAPES FARM TO RUN FREE WITH WILD BISON IN POLAND WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a herd of bison for three months after escaping its pen. The reddish brown cow has been spotted following bison across corn and rapeseed fields...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address in Sacramento, Calif. Brown called for putting 5 million zero-emission vehicles on California's roads by 2030 in his speech and on Friday issued an executive order and called for a $2.5 billion investment to help reach that goal. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
January 26, 2018 - 8:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part of a goal of getting 5 million zero-emission cars on the road by 2030. The ambitious proposal to transform California's car...
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January 26, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday outlined a $2.5 billion plan to subsidize electric vehicles and expand the network of charging stations as part of an ambitious goal of putting 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030. The goal, outlined in an executive order, is a...
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January 26, 2018 - 9:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could encourage increased killing of the vulnerable species for its body parts. Licensed dealers on Monday can bid for the 12,500 pieces of...
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January 26, 2018 - 7:34 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could encourage increased killing of the species for its body parts. Tanzanian wildlife authorities say licensed dealers on Monday can bid...
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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Ashley Winters, of New York City, places a pair of boots amid the mannequins on display in the Joules clothing display at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 7:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of a $65 million Kennedy Airport animal facility says it's in danger of closing because thousands of horses and other creatures are being trucked to the federal government's quarantine barns 2½ hours away. The New York Times says ARK — designed for the import and export of...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is doing away with a decades-old air emissions policy opposed by fossil fuel companies, a move that environmental groups say will result in more pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency issued notice Thursday it is withdrawing the "once-in always-in...
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Snowboards are on display at the Mervin Made booth at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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