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US judge suspends Alaska Cook Inlet lease, pending additional environmental review

US judge suspends Alaska Cook Inlet lease, pending additional environmental review

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An environmental review underpinning a 2022 oil and gas lease sale in Alaska failed to properly analyze the potential impacts on endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales, a federal judge has ruled in suspending the lone lease stemmin
Blade collapse, New York launch and New Jersey research show uneven progress of offshore wind

Blade collapse, New York launch and New Jersey research show uneven progress of offshore wind

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

Western Canada sweats in renewed heat wave, rivergoers told to avoid cheap floaties

CALGARY — As Western Canadians sweat under a renewed heat wave, Calgary emergency crews say they continue to bail out rivergoers who are trying to beat the heat by navigating swift currents on dime-store pink flamingo floaties.
Mayor, PM say better infrastructure is crucial as Toronto cleans up after flood

Mayor, PM say better infrastructure is crucial as Toronto cleans up after flood

Toronto must act to get ready for future storms, Mayor Olivia Chow said Wednesday, a day after a torrential downpour washed out major roads, flooded transit stops and left thousands without power.
Second abandoned sea otter pup rescued in B.C. in less than a month

Second abandoned sea otter pup rescued in B.C. in less than a month

VANCOUVER — There's been a ruckus at the Vancouver Aquarium's animal hospital these days as two orphaned sea otter pups call out from opposite ends of the room. The patients were each abandoned near Tofino, B.C.
Fish biomass loss possible in Atlantic Canada amid rising emissions, researcher says

Fish biomass loss possible in Atlantic Canada amid rising emissions, researcher says

HALIFAX — A new study is predicting a steep decline in global fish populations — including species in Atlantic Canada — by the end of the century, if unchecked greenhouse gas emissions continue.
U.S. eases border rules for dogs from Canada as Liberals try to secure exemption

U.S. eases border rules for dogs from Canada as Liberals try to secure exemption

OTTAWA — After much hounding by federal officials, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is giving Canadian dogs a slightly longer leash when it comes to new rules aimed at controlling the spread of rabies.
Money from Washington's landmark climate law will help tribes face rising seas, climate change

Money from Washington's landmark climate law will help tribes face rising seas, climate change

SEATTLE (AP) — Tens of millions of dollars raised by a landmark climate law in Washington state will go to Native American tribes that are at risk from climate change and rising sea levels to help them move to higher ground, install solar panels, buy
What's ahead for Canada's first female defence chief? Observers warn of 'glass cliff'

What's ahead for Canada's first female defence chief? Observers warn of 'glass cliff'

OTTAWA — Canada's military will make history on Thursday when Jennie Carignan is promoted to the rank of general and takes over command as chief of the defence staff.
Group in charge of Google's $100M for news outlets lays out its governance model

Group in charge of Google's $100M for news outlets lays out its governance model

OTTAWA — The group Google asked to distribute $100 million to news outlets in Canada has publicly released its governance model, which it says focuses on sustainability, equity and innovation within the industry.