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Two of the happiest U.S. states? Washington and Idaho

Washington and Idaho are top-tier states for those looking for a pleasant existence. According to a recent study by Wallethub, Washington ranks 15th for happiest place in the country to live and Idaho is ninth.

New SUV is next step in VW’s post-scandal electric offensive

Volkswagen is unveiling a battery-powered sport-utility vehicle that is headed for global markets including the United States and China, as the company takes a major step forward in its campaign to make electric cars a mass-market choice.

Review: Methanol plant would boost greenhouse gas emissions

SEATTLE – A new environmental review of plans to build a massive methanol plant on the Columbia River in southwestern Washington shows that the project would boost the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere – but not as much as if the methanol were made elsewhere.

California governor: Hundreds of wildfires blazing statewide

Crews were battling wildfires in the San Francisco Bay Area and thousands of people were under orders to evacuate Wednesday as hundreds of wildfires blazed across the state amid a blistering heat wave now in its second week.

6 former EPA bosses call for agency reset after election

Six former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs are calling for an agency reset after President Donald Trump’s regulation-chopping, industry-minded first term, backing a detailed plan by former EPA staffers that ranges from renouncing political influence in regulation to boosting climate-friendly electric vehicles.

Washington, Ferguson join lawsuit against Trump administration water pollution rule

Washington is one of 20 states and the District of Columbia to challenge a federal rule, taking effect in September, that the states say limits their ability to enforce water quality standards when reviewing federal building projects. The Trump administration has pushed for the revisions, citing job creation and improving the U.S. energy market. 

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

FARGO, N.D. – A federal judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending a more thorough environmental review, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe three years after the pipeline first began carrying oil following months of protests. Tribal Chairman Mike Faith called it a historic day for the Standing Rock Sioux and for those who have protested against the pipeline.

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. – The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.