|Mayors Vow to Strengthen Defenses Against Extreme Weather
WASHINGTON, DC, June 17, 2013 (ENS) - As unprecedented extreme weather and climate change wreak havoc across the country, 48 local elected officials today committed themselves to fortifying their cities,...
|Rain Dampens Colorado's Worst-Ever Wildfire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, June 14, 2013 (ENS) - A welcome rain this afternoon is extinguishing the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history. The Black Forest Fire within the Colorado Springs...
|ExxonMobil Sued Over Arkansas Pipeline Oil Spill
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, June 14, 2013 (ENS) - The United States and the State of Arkansas Thursday filed a joint enforcement action against ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line...
|Automakers Dominate 2013 Best Global Green Brands Report
NEW YORK, New York, June 13, 2013 (ENS) - Riding on a wave of green innovations, automotive brands dominate the top 10 in this year's Best Global Green Brands report,...
|Electric or Gas? 'eGallon' Pricing Helps U.S. Drivers Compare
WASHINGTON, DC, June 12, 2013 (ENS) - The U.S. Energy Department Tuesday launched "eGallon," an online state-by-state system for drivers to compare the cost of fueling an electric vehicle with...
|115 U.S. Ski Areas Seek Climate Change Policy Action
BOSTON, Massachusetts, June 6, 2013 (ENS) - Ski areas from 24 states have signed the Climate Declaration, which calls upon U.S. federal policymakers and legislators to seize the economic opportunity...
|California's Damaged San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant to Be Closed
ROSEMEAD, California, June 7, 2013 (ENS) - Southern California Edison has decided to permanently retire Units 2 and 3 of its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, SONGS, due to premature...
|Washington to Ulaanbaatar: World Environment Day Fights Food Waste
WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2013 (ENS) - Each year, June 5 is celebrated around the world as World Environment Day, and this year's theme is cutting food waste.
|Senator Frank Lautenberg, Environmental Champion, Passes Away
WASHINGTON, DC, June 3, 2013 (ENS) - Senator Frank Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat, the oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the United States Senate, died today...
|'Extremely Active' 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast
WASHINGTON, DC, May 29, 2013 (ENS) - The United States should prepare for an "active or extremely active hurricane season" this year, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center says in its 2013...