Cynthia Nixon joins climate change march, rally

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Sex and the City" star and Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has joined hundreds of environmentalists in a march and rally protesting incumbent Andrew Cuomo...

Trump energy adviser, fossil fuel champion, resigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House adviser for energy and environmental policy is resigning. Michael Catanzaro will be returning to CGCN Group, the law and lobbying firm where he pr...

Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest

NEW YORK (AP) — A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. Police say the charred remai...

Senate Republicans aim to confirm EPA deputy administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are moving to confirm a former coal industry lobbyist as the second-highest official at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting him next in line if embattled ...

AP sources: EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at tim...

The Latest: White House conducts ethics review of Pruitt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and his Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The White House is conducti...

Pelosi calls on EPA's Pruitt to resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the president's Environmental Protection Agency administrator must go. Pelosi says Scott Pruitt's tenure has been "part of t...

Murphy: Danish off-shore wind firm coming to Atlantic City

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Danish off-shore wind company that has proposed projects in Massachusetts and Virginia will be opening an office in Atlantic City with the goal of supplying enough energy for ...

EPA chief gets support from Trump, warning from White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a measured gesture of support for Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Scott Pruitt, but those words of encouragement also came with a White House...

The Latest: Trump doesn't publicly repeat praise of Pruitt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering support for Scott...

Trump offers support to embattled EPA head

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering his support to the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who is at the center of swirling ethics questions. Two administrat...

EPA's Pruitt lived in DC condo connected to energy lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency lived in a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represents a roster of fossil fuel companies....

Germany's carbon emissions decline due to more wind power

BERLIN (AP) — Officials say Germany's emissions of carbon dioxide, a key greenhouse gas, declined in 2017 due to the country's growing use of wind power. The Federal Office for the E...

Plan to open drilling off Pacific Northwest draws opposition

SEATTLE (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore drilling off the Pacific Northwest coast is drawing vocal opposition in a region where multimillion-dollar fossil fuel projects ha...

EPA appointee gets approval to consult for outside clients

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key aide to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has been granted permission to make extra money moonlighting for private clients whose identities are being k...