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Rapidly expanding wildfires in the Texas Panhandle prompt evacuations

Rapidly expanding wildfires in the Texas Panhandle prompt evacuations

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A rapidly widening Texas wildfire more than doubled in size Tuesday and prompted evacuation orders in small towns as strong winds, dry grass and unseasonably warm temperatures fueled the blaze in the state's rural Panhandle.

EPA awards $1 billion to clean up toxic waste in third cash infusion for Superfund program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-five toxic waste sites in 15 states are to be cleaned up, and ongoing work at dozens of others will get a funding boost, as the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced a $1 billion infusion to the federal Superfu
Effort to repeal Washington's landmark carbon program puts budget in limbo with billions at stake

Effort to repeal Washington's landmark carbon program puts budget in limbo with billions at stake

SEATTLE (AP) — A conservative-backed effort to repeal Washington state's landmark carbon pricing program and tax on the sale of stocks and bonds is putting the budget into limbo, with billions of dollars at stake in the final days of this year’s Legi
Biden administration taps $366M to fund clean energy for Native American tribes and rural areas

Biden administration taps $366M to fund clean energy for Native American tribes and rural areas

The federal government will fund 17 projects across the U.S. to expand access to renewable energy on Native American reservations and in other rural areas, the Biden administration announced Tuesday.
Province not effectively managing hazardous spills, says B.C.'s auditor general

Province not effectively managing hazardous spills, says B.C.'s auditor general

VICTORIA — The number of hazardous spills in British Columbia has trended upwards over the last several years, making it even more important for the government to prepare, auditor general Michael Pickup says.
Notable numbers capture the wild weather hitting much of the US this week

Notable numbers capture the wild weather hitting much of the US this week

CHICAGO (AP) — Wild fluctuations in temperatures are being recorded in much of the United States this week, with some cities experiencing a winter weather whiplash in which they are going from record highs to severe storms to snow and freezing temper
Nova Scotia tables bill to restructure management, regulation of electricity sector

Nova Scotia tables bill to restructure management, regulation of electricity sector

HALIFAX — New legislation introduced in Nova Scotia on Tuesday changes how the electrical grid is structured and regulated.
EU poised to OK major plan to meet climate goals and better protect nature despite farmer protests

EU poised to OK major plan to meet climate goals and better protect nature despite farmer protests

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The European Union is on the brink of approving a major plan to fight climate change and better protect nature in the 27-nation bloc after protests from farmers and opposition from the biggest party in parliament led it to b
Evers again asks Wisconsin Republicans to release $125M to combat forever chemicals pollution

Evers again asks Wisconsin Republicans to release $125M to combat forever chemicals pollution

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov.
Study says 2023's crazy Atlantic ocean heat, low Antarctic sea ice give glimpse of much hotter world

Study says 2023's crazy Atlantic ocean heat, low Antarctic sea ice give glimpse of much hotter world

Off the charts “crazy” heat in the North Atlantic ocean and record-smashing Antarctic sea ice lows last year are far more severe than what Earth’s supposed to get with current warming levels .
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