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Lake Michigan spill: The spill reported Monday afternoon by BP appears to have been contained by company crew members who deployed absorbent booms around the spill site.
Galveston oil spill: Crews cleaned and attempted to contain an oil spill in Galveston Bay Sunday. It's unclear exactly how much oil was spilled from a barge carrying nearly a million gallons Saturday.
A report by the a U.N. panel on climate change due this week details potential damage to nature, world economic growth, and food supplies. The report is meant to guide U.N. policies in the run-up to a 2015 summit on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.
Smog insurance: A state-owned Chinese insurance company will pay Beijing residents 1,500 yuan ($240) if they are hospitalized due to smog. If the official smog index reaches 300 for five consecutive days, it will pay out $48.
Warmer winters make for less snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. When the snow melts into the state's rivers, it provides water throughout the summer, when the state typically experiences little rain.
At Caddo Lake, in Texas, the paddlefish will return decades after it was almost completely wiped out. The fish will be closely tracked by scientists, researchers, and students as part of a broad collaboration attempting to revitalize a long-damaged ecosystem by changing the water releases from a nearby dam.
Chevron doesn't have to pay Ecuadorean judgment because lawyers obtained it by corrupt means, a New York federal judge rules. Chevron had been sued for environmental damage to the rainforest from oil operations.
Yellowstone bison are among the last pure-bred bands of wild bison in the US. A USDA study concludes the 4,000 bison in Yellowstone national park deemed free of cattle disease could be used to start new bison herds elsewhere.