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Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:50 AM
Neptune was likely mistaken for a slow-moving star by a famous astronomer.
Xcel Energy customers who install solar panels will soon be charged a fee for using the company’s power grid.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of July 26-Aug 1.
Clean-energy investments have dried up during the recession, threatening the former oilman's plans for a wind-powered renaissance. But he isn't giving up yet.
Federal law requires mining companies to restore strip mines to their original condition, but many don't bother.
Scientists are increasingly concerned about high rates of cancer in animals, which are often linked to environmental contaminants.
A five-legged puppy is officially out of show business after being rescued from a Coney Island animal show.
Connecticut police bust a birdbrained scheme to pit canaries against one another.
As history has shown us, environmental regulations often help the economy, not hurt it. Why can't corporations learn from the past?
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of July 19-25.
Lobbying organization that funded global warming denial campaign produces misleading ads about Obama’s health care plan.
As the seas of controversy - and climate change - rise around her, Sarah Palin spends her time Tweeting about oil and the ANWR.
David Grounds is recovering from injuries after he pried his dog from the jaws of a 7-foot alligator.
Scott Adams, creator of the cartoon Dilbert, calls on readers to help create a hypothetical city where less is more.
South Pacific island sets ambitious goal to harness sun for more than just tourism.
Statistician and writer Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com calls out climate skeptics over exaggerations of cool summer temperatures.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.