• Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

    CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor’s plans to curb global warming. But they said they’ll take their first battle to the court of public opinion.

  • Fears for Indonesian park’s rare species as Trump town rises

    GUNUNG GEDE PANGRANGO, Indonesia (AP) — Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature’s last stand on teeming Java island. Indonesia’s overflowing, polluted capital is a couple of hours north, and with Trump-branded properties being built next to this protected area, Jakarta may soon feel even closer.

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  • The Latest: New Mexico AG opposes Trump’s executive order

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico reaction to Trump’s executive order regarding the Clean Power Plan (all times local):

  • New Mexico utility on track with plans for coal-fired plant

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Part of a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico is still scheduled for retirement despite President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday to roll back measures aimed at tackling global warming. And the state’s largest electric provider has no plans to shift gears when it comes to promoting cleaner energy, a spokesman said.

  • A look at how Trump’s moves on coal will affect the industry

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.

  • Tribes’ battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — American Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but it doesn’t end their legal battle. Industry groups say the imminent flow of oil through the pipeline is good news for energy and infrastructure.

  • Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to what he’s called “the war on coal,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

  • Trump takes aim at Obama’s efforts to curb global warming

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels.

  • Expected power plant closures spark unemployment fears

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — One of three coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners region of the southwest has been partially shut down and the other two could close in the next five years.