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Massachusetts officials are raising serious concerns about Entergy's proposed sale of the soon-to-be-closed Pilgrim nuclear power plant to Holtec International for decommissioning.
The Trump administration is reportedly forming a new panel to consider whether climate change is a threat to national security, even though recent reports have reached that conclusion.
The project would bring relatively low-polluting electricity from Canada’s Hydro-Quebec dam system through Maine to customers in Massachusetts.
For years, environmental advocates have called on the EPA to set strict rules on two toxic chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, found in drinking water.
Last year, Sen. Klobuchar co-sponsored an amendment tucked into a defense spending bill that would have finalized a land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and PolyMet Mining.
WBUR's Bruce Gellerman reports that no changes have been made to the plan thus far, but objectors are encouraged by the chance to have their voices heard.
Three paint buckets filled with uranium ore were found sitting in the Grand Canyon's museum collection's basement, potentially exposing visitors to unsafe levels of radiation.
Uranium is used as fuel for nuclear power plants, and Wyoming is the largest source for uranium in the U.S.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from Henry DiCarlo, a meteorologist at KTLA in Los Angeles.
You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It’s a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it.
Federal regulators still appear poised to re-license Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant in New Hampshire, despite requests to delay.
Gov. Jay Inslee may join the crowded Democratic field of candidates for president, with a campaign focused on climate change.
Sponsors of the Green New Deal should prioritize the ideas that are politically and economically doable and would directly save the planet.
The state's director of pipeline safety is stepping down, nearly five months after gas explosions and fires in the Merrimack Valley.
New numbers compiled by researchers in Australia reveal just how widespread the decline of insect populations around the world has gotten.
Salmon raised in hatcheries sometimes have trouble finding their way back to the waters where they were born.
Recalibrating the world for sustainability and economic justice will not come from taking polite baby steps, writes Miles Howard.
Scientists in Maine are using DNA to try to preserve the remaining populations of a fish that lives in 14 lakes and ponds in the state and nowhere else in...
Host Anthony Brooks reviews the major news stories of the week with our expert panel.
Eversource is paying hundreds of millions of dollars for a 50 percent interest in two Orsted offshore wind projects servicing Rhode Island, Connecticut and Long Island, New York.