While Nevada’s effort to update its renewable portfolio standard has seen little opposition, the largest utility in Arizona is resisting the same measure.
Record low water levels leads to an appeal to conserve supplies.
Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.
If the storm lowers water temperatures, it might temper the growth of algae blooms.
A Maryland county is planting free trees in urban areas to increase shaded areas and lower temperatures.
Residents of an Alabama town say they are living with pollution that causes a host of health problems.
The company's Environmental Insights Explorer features only five localities for now, but there are plans to expand it to thousands.
Mosquitoes are all over North Carolina after Hurricane Florence. Counties will get $4 million in emergency funds to battle the pests.
Cities across the country smashed rainfall records, thanks to a set of factors.
Potential Insurance Bill From Hurricane Florence Could Take Toll on Wallets Far From North Carolina’s Coast
Insurance companies retreated from some communities amid stronger storms, leaving a “last-resort” plan to fill the growing gap.
A 9th Circuit decision—now before the U.S. Supreme Court— is being viewed by some as a potential “springboard for the expansion of federal control over state-owned navigable waters throughout the country.”
Despite their vulnerability to both climate change and hurricanes, North and South Carolina have put in place a series of policies and laws that favor coastal developers and property owners.
Governor Jerry Brown is pushing the boundaries of what a single state can do to combat the threat, which grows more tangible with each record wildfire and hurricane.
Half of the 29 states with a renewable portfolio standard will reach their final target year by 2021.
They're meeting with business leaders in San Francisco this week to discuss the issue.
As Americans crowd toward the coasts, states and municipalities are caught in passionate battles about public access, while lawsuits seem headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Two senators are working on a proposal meant to get local governments in logging country off a funding "rollercoaster."
Four states have passed financial packages to help bolster nuclear plants.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tropical Storm Gordon moves onshore … Chicago mayor’s big re-election news … a big test for Denver’s new wireless alert … and Maine files Medicaid expansion plan.
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