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  • To save the Internet, regulate it

    To save the Internet, regulate it
    "In short, net neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet. It would put the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered, leading to fewer choices, fewer opportunities and...
  • Speak ill of John Muir? Brace for a backlash

    Speak ill of John Muir? Brace for a backlash
    Readers of The Times' print newspaper may recall the handful of letters published Saturday defending John Muir after an earlier article had quoted academics and environmentalists questioning the sainted conservationist's continued relevance. Published...
  • O'Malley sticks it to farmers on his way out the door

    O'Malley sticks it to farmers on his way out the door
    On behalf of 36,000 Maryland Farm Bureau families, I have to disagree with your editorial on the issue of the new phosphorus rules ("Phosphorus rules, finally," Nov. 18). Gov. Martin O'Malley did not get it right. In fact, this is effectively just one...
  • U.S. to limit energy development in George Washington forest in Virginia

    Oil and gas development will be limited in the George Washington National Forest in Virginia, the U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday in a long-awaited decision over an area that’s home to the headwaters of rivers that provide drinking water for the...
  • Agencies to explain Farm Bill

    Federal and state agencies will provide an information session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 to explain the federal 2014 Farm Bill that passed Feb. 7. The session will be held at the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway and...
  • Crowd of 27,000 expected at IAAPA's annual expo

    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday. About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
  • Lundberg Family Farms recalls flour products tainted by salmonella

    Lundberg Family Farms, a company based in Northern California, is voluntarily recalling two brown rice flour products that may be contaminated with salmonella. The family-owned company said onĀ its website that it is recalling Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour...
  • Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.

    Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.
    Descanso Gardens on Saturday will unveil an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern California landscape. The 7.7-...
  • PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.

    PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.
    Michelle Trivigno has been busy lately consulting tax tables. The Delaware Township, N.J., tax collector is trying to figure out the amount of tax revenue that will flow to the township each year if the $1 billion PennEast natural gas transmission line...
  • Legal fights drag on over environmentally friendly landscaping

    Legal fights drag on  over environmentally friendly landscaping
    An Orange County family sued in 2012 by a neighborhood association for planting environmentally friendly landscaping is still fighting the civil action. "It's ridiculous that it has been going on for two years," said the family's lawyer, Barbara Billiot...
  • Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members

    Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members
    UNIVERSITY PARK — Give the Penn State board of trustees two choices, and the same thing always seems to happen: Most will want one, a few want the other and, ultimately, the majority goes with an eleventh-hour plan to go for a previously unknown...