Joby Warrick



After hundreds of golden eagle deaths in wind-farm accidents, new research offers hope for reducing fatal encounters between birds and wind turbines.

  • Aug 31, 2015

A federal judge seeks to compel testimony from retired EPA official, setting up new clash between agency and backers of huge gold mine planned for Alaska’s Bristol Bay.

  • Aug 28, 2015

Soaring demand has pushed more small farmers into “technified” farming practices.

  • Aug 28, 2015

A short summary of an EPA report says water pressure was building inside a Colorado gold mine before the Aug. 4 blow-out that spilled toxic waste into the Animas River.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Internal report finds major lapses at Washington state plant designed to treat Cold War-era radioactive waste.

  • Aug 26, 2015

TIMELINE | His imprisonment is the longest for a Western journalist in Iran since the 1979 revolution.

  • Aug 18, 2015

EPA unveils a plan to cut methane emissions from oil and gas wells, a major contributor to greenhouse-gas pollution.

  • Aug 18, 2015

Hamstrung by outdated policies, the park is forced to cull herds to prevent spillover onto prime livestock lands.

  • Aug 15, 2015

The administrator expressed regret and went to the state a week after an EPA-supervised cleanup crew accidentally released millions of gallons of mine waste into a river.

  • Aug 12, 2015

As it is unveiled, White House’s Clean Power Plan sparks angry rhetoric and careful strategizing by foes.

  • Aug 3, 2015
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