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1 hr ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
Duke Energy says digging up all the coal ash at its 33 sites around North Carolina and trucking it into lined landfills could triple the costs to $10 billion, but environmentalists say it's a case of pay-now-or-pay-later.
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A pair of earthquakes rattled central Oklahoma over the weekend, the latest tremors in a flurry of seismic activity that has officials asking California for advice on how to strengthen the state's infrastructure.
10 hrs ago | News Max
The Prirazlomnaya drilling platform, owned by Gazprom, is towed to its home in the Pechora Sea.
14 hrs ago | National Geographic
On Tuesday, when President Obama tours the grim scene at the mudslide in Oso, Washington, where at least 39 people were swept to their death, he won't be able to do much more than comfort families of the victims and sign the disaster declaration that starts federal aid flowing to the tiny, shell-shocked community.
19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .
19 hrs ago | Russia Taday
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country's capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.
Chandler Palethorpe's wife's family built the house at 320 Alamance St. in Gibsonville more than 100 years ago, believing it was in Alamance County.
April 21, 2014 -- On Earth Day , Tuesday, April 22, the U.S. Geological Survey , along with many partner agencies, is celebrating the 125th anniversary of its first streamgage built in the United States, at a ceremony held at the site located in Embudo, N.M., near the city of Espanola.
Federal scientists studied mercury contamination in 21 Western national parks for years and last week announced bad news for Yosemite National Park -- the worst-tainted fish in the entire study was in a lake not far from Tioga Road.
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., near Lake Isabella in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .
Federal officials reported in the fall that white amurs, a species of Asian carp, appear to be reproducing naturally in the Lake Erie basin for the first time.
THOUSANDS of Christian pilgrims have thronged the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to celebrate the holy fire ceremony on the eve of Easter.
Alejandrino Gonzalez/The Associated Press A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Friday.
Research geologist Dan Muhs spotted the tusk as he was working on the island recently.
Cutting a direct path through the East Bay hills, the Hayward Fault is the San Andreas Fault's less-celebrated sibling.