Board approves air pollution permit for wood pellet plant

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi environmental regulators have approved an air pollution permit for what could be the largest wood pellet plant in the world, despite objections from environmental gro...

Trump raises eyebrows in promoting his environment record

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting what he is calling his administration's "environmental leadership" despite its sweeping rollbacks of landmark environmental and public health prot...

Gogoro announces 'GoShare' vehicle sharing platform coming to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer, Gogoro, announced on Friday (July 5) that it will be launching a pilot “GoShare” vehicle sharing platform ...

Report warns of major air pollution in Bosnian city of Tuzla

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Environmental groups have called for urgent measures to combat air pollution in the central Bosnian city of Tuzla, saying dust concentration far exceeds legal limit...

Jump in wildfires means smoke's health impact will spread

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of mi...

California official says she offered fuel economy compromise

WASHINGTON (AP) — California's top air pollution regulator says the state has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administration on fuel economy and auto emissions standards but the ...

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical...

UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, po...

Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down bec...

German port a battleground for EU's fragile political center

BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — If Joachim Schuster is worried about his job, he's not letting on. A jolly German in his mid-fifties with spiky greying hair and a broad smile, Schuster w...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Poor residen...

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms

DALLAS (AP) — The production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is booming but it's coming at a cost to residents who are regularly exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to a repor...

Tire fire paints skies over Central Taiwan district black

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Residents of the Taichung City District of Houli received a nasty scare Tuesday (May 7) as the skies turned black due to burning tires. The operator of a storage place ...

UK to hold new inquest on air-pollution link to girl's death

LONDON (AP) — A woman who believes London's air pollution contributed to her 9-year-old daughter's death has won a court battle for a new inquest. Three High Court judges said Thursd...

At Taipei's no-nukes parade, Tsai skillfully avoids confronting party primary challenger Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a demonstration demanding nuclear-free policies for Taiwan that took place in Taipei on Saturday afternoon (April 27), both President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Prem...