California lays out plan to drastically cut fossil fuel use

New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a ...

Report says Michigan 2020 dam failures were 'preventable'

The failure of two Michigan dams that forced evacuation of 10,000 people and destroyed 150 homes was "foreseeable and preventable," resulting from errors and miscalculations over nearly a century, an expert panel said Wednesday.

Major hurdle cleared in plan to demolish 4 California dams

Federal regulators on Friday issued a draft environmental impact statement saying there were significant benefits to a plan to demolish four massive dams on Northern California's Klamath River to save imperiled migratory ...

EU ministers mull climate policy, carbon border tax

European Union environment ministers gathered in France Thursday to mull climate policy and the merits of a carbon border tax, while airing differences on whether nuclear energy can be classified as "green".

Michigan flood displaces thousands, threatens Superfund site

Floodwaters surging through Central Michigan on Wednesday were mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could displace sediment from a downstream Superfund site, though the company said there was no risk ...

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