Reuters: Environment


    EPA extends enforcement discretion for Texas fuel storage facilities hit by Harvey


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it will extend enforcement discretion for fuel storage facilities and tanker trucks in Texas at least until Sept. 29 as recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey continue. ...

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it will extend enforcement discretion for fuel storage facilities and tanker trucks in Texas at least until Sept. 29 as recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey continue.

    Storm Maria pitches Puerto Rico barrio into sunken 'Venice'


    CATANO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Wading through highways swamped by turbid waters that sloshed over scattered, sunken belongings, residents of this Puerto Rican barrio flooded by Hurricane Maria have begun emerging from their shattered homes. ...

    CATANO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Wading through highways swamped by turbid waters that sloshed over scattered, sunken belongings, residents of this Puerto Rican barrio flooded by Hurricane Maria have begun emerging from their shattered homes.

    Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico


    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean. ...

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean.

    Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off northern California: USGS


    (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck off northern California in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. ...

    (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck off northern California in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

    Mexico quake's homeless gather in tent village, toll reaches 286


    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate residents left homeless by Mexico's deadliest earthquake in a generation gathered in a tent village in the south of the capital on Friday, as the death toll climbed to 286 and signs of exhaustion gripped rescuers three...

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate residents left homeless by Mexico's deadliest earthquake in a generation gathered in a tent village in the south of the capital on Friday, as the death toll climbed to 286 and signs of exhaustion gripped rescuers three days after the tremor.

    Jose weakens into post-tropical cyclone off New England: NHC


    (Reuters) - Jose, previously a tropical cyclone, has weakened into a post-tropical storm off the southeastern coast of New England in the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. ...

    (Reuters) - Jose, previously a tropical cyclone, has weakened into a post-tropical storm off the southeastern coast of New England in the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.

    China's top smelting province to cut output in several industries in clean air push


    BEIJING (Reuters) - Cities in China's eastern province of Anhui are issuing plans to curb production in the steelmaking, non-ferrous smelting, cement and coal-fired power sectors over the coming winter in a drive to meet a politically crucial air...

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Cities in China's eastern province of Anhui are issuing plans to curb production in the steelmaking, non-ferrous smelting, cement and coal-fired power sectors over the coming winter in a drive to meet a politically crucial air pollution target.

    Diesel's disgrace brings hybrids-for-all in race to electrify


    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Carmakers squeezed between carbon emissions cuts and falling sales of fuel-efficient diesels have used the Frankfurt auto show to spotlight a future generation of electric cars that will largely come too late to help them out of...

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Carmakers squeezed between carbon emissions cuts and falling sales of fuel-efficient diesels have used the Frankfurt auto show to spotlight a future generation of electric cars that will largely come too late to help them out of their bind.

    NHC sees 30 percent chance of cyclone near Bermuda


    (Reuters) - A low pressure system that has developed over the central Atlantic Ocean almost a thousand miles east-southeast of Bermuda has a 30 percent chance of developing into a cyclone over the next two days, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said...

    (Reuters) - A low pressure system that has developed over the central Atlantic Ocean almost a thousand miles east-southeast of Bermuda has a 30 percent chance of developing into a cyclone over the next two days, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

    Volcano on Indonesia's Bali island at highest alert level, thousands evacuated


    DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as the alert status was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption could be...

    DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as the alert status was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption could be imminent.