• New Mexico creates repair fund for state trust lands

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will gradually set aside up to $5 million to help repair damaged or polluted state trust lands, under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Susana Martinez.

    Updated: 7:16 pm

  • Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

    CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that vowed to fight President Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back his predecessor’s plans to curb global warming made good on their promise Wednesday, teaming up with an American Indian tribe to ask a federal court to block an order that lifts restrictions on coal sales from federal lands.

    Updated: 4:26 pm

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Coal ash: ‘Why in the world would we be importing it?’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America’s utilities are struggling to dispose of.

  • City sues owners of decaying Pontiac Silverdome

    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The city of Pontiac is suing the owners of the decaying Pontiac Silverdome in suburban Detroit for violations of building, safety and zoning codes.