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Conservation

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  • McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases

    McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases
    McDonald's USA can be considered a joint employer at its franchised restaurants, the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday, a distinction that could increase the fast-food giant's responsibility in labor cases. The determination is significant...
  • Gov. Brown vows not to ignore migrant children flooding across border

    Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a meeting with religious leaders here Tuesday and stepped into one of the most controversial topics in U.S. politics, pledging support for new shelters in California for migrant children fleeing poverty and violence in...
  • New Britain Professor To Discuss Climate Change

    NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University Prof. Sadanand Nanjundiah will speak about global climate change on July 30. Nanjundiah, who teaches physics, is scheduled to talk at 7 p.m. at the public library at 20 High St. For details, contact...
  • Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley

    Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley
    MIDDLETOWN — Two funds have recently awarded grants in the name of environmentalist and advocate Katchen Coley, who died last year. The Katchen Coley Society has awarded seven grants to clients and programs of the Connection, Inc., and is...
  • Robert Redford Honored with Walden Woods Project's Global Environmental Leadership Award

    Robert Redford will be the second recipient of the Walden Woods Project's global environmental leadership award this year. Redford will be presented with the award on Sept. 16 at the Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre in Boston for his "life-long...
  • Moving Homes In Harm's Way Beats Trying To Save Them

    Moving Homes In Harm's Way Beats Trying To Save Them
    A state program known as Shore Up Connecticut, announced this week, provides fixed-interest-rate loans to residents of shoreline towns so they may better protect their properties from the increasing threat of high water from storms. For affected...
  • Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

    Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible
    Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.  Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Divers stop oil leaking from sunken World War II ship, but threat still looms

    RALEIGH, N.C. The W.E. Hutton is one of hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, where treacherous currents, shifting sands and strong storms have feasted on ships for centuries. Earlier this month, the...
  • Farmington Land Trust Gets $5,000 Grant To Help Organize Its Records

    FARMINGTON — The town's land trust has received a $5,000 grant to help organize its land acquisition and personnel records. The grant came from two organizations, the Land Trust Alliance, a national group, and the Connecticut Land Conservation...
  • Water: Commodity or human right?

    I'm thirsty. Indeed, I'm overwhelmed by thirst, thinking about those who lack access to clean water. I'm thirsty for a different world. "In Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lack water, including those living in hospitals and refugee camps,"...