A Nebraska corn field. Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts has emerged as a strong opponent of the Biden administration's conservation push, saying he is concerned about it hurting agriculture and rural communities.

Could Sagebrush Rebellion cinders spark fire over 30×30?

By Jennifer Yachnin, Timothy Cama | 07/12/2021 12:41 PM EST

An airport employee performs an aircraft disinfecting demonstration aboard a Delta plane at Ronald Reagan National Airport on July 22, 2020, in Arlington, Va.

EPA dumps Trump-backed COVID-19 disinfectant

By E.A. Crunden | 07/09/2021 12:30 PM EST

The Fish and Wildlife Service has reversed itself on a controversial plan for a 28,000-home development, where groundwater pumping could affect the San Pedro River, pictured here. Aerial support provided by Lighthawk.

Biden admin halts major Ariz. project Trump OK’d

By Michael Doyle | 07/09/2021 12:30 PM EST

LaPlace is the largest community in Louisiana's St. John the Baptist Parish, where industrial emissions put residents at a higher risk of cancer.

In Cancer Alley, advocates look abroad for help

By Jacob Wallace | 07/08/2021 12:29 PM EST

A recent audit found a pervasive "culture of fear" for employees at environmental group Defenders of Wildlife.

Defenders of Wildlife staff form union

By Jeremy P. Jacobs | 07/08/2021 12:29 PM EST

The Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island, pictured here, was the first offshore wind farm in the United States.

Maine bans offshore wind from state waters

By Heather Richards | 07/08/2021 12:29 PM EST