Carbon dioxide

In this July 1, 2013, file photo smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in in Colstrip, Mont. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)

EPA to seek to cut power plant carbon by one-third

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Monday will roll out a plan to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to […]

06/01/2014

A Norfolk Southern Railroad train pulls transport cars full of coal near  Goodfield, Ill., on Oct. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

US carbon dioxide pollution down 3.8 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States cut its energy-related carbon dioxide pollution by 3.8 percent last year, the second biggest drop since 1990, the Department of Energy said Monday. The only recent year with a […]

10/21/2013