• 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.

  • Tigers release Lowe, send Jimenez to minor league camp

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have released right-handed reliever Mark Lowe, one of several cuts before Sunday’s spring training game against Toronto.

  • Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

    OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant’s cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse, brings with it some give-and-take.

  • Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

    SEATTLE (AP) — Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States’ second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle’s waste.

  • Debate renewed over economic benefits of Keystone pipeline

    DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling his administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy.

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

  • Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a “great day for American jobs” and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change.

  • NHL suspends Sabres defenseman Ristolainen 3 games

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL has suspended Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen for three games following his blindside hit that led to Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel sustaining a concussion.

  • AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change.