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  • Little-known panel set to approve key fracking rules

    Little-known panel set to approve key fracking rules
    After more than two years of hearings, protests and public outcry, the fate of hydraulic fracturing in Illinois comes down to a meeting Thursday of an obscure, stodgy and largely unwatched committee called the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules....
  • Bay Area billionaire's $65 million gamble to make climate change an election issue

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer poured more than $65 million into the midterm elections in an attempt to make climate change a top tier issue for voters and lay the groundwork for an expanded effort in 2016. But with Republicans...
  • Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you

    Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you
    I thought I had finally gotten over my — let's not sugarcoat it — revulsion at being in butterfly gardens. My recent stop in the ambulatory bug atrium at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum was probably my fifth in such a place, designed to...
  • Republicans' to-do list: Pass the Keystone pipeline

    WASHINGTON There are likely enough votes in the Senate to approve the Keystone XL pipeline after the sweeping Republican success in Tuesday's election, an outcome that could decide the fate of one the biggest debates in decades over jobs and the...
  • 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-...
  • Sea turtle nesting on Boca's beaches: 'It's been much better'

    Sea turtle nesting on Boca's beaches: 'It's been much better'
    The total number of turtles that came ashore to nest on Boca Raton's beaches fell off this year after two record-breaking years in a row. From last year's high of 1,178 turtles along Boca's 5 miles of beach, this year saw 949 turtles come ashore to lay...
  • Drought: Beverly Hills is big water user; East L.A. is the lowest

    Drought: Beverly Hills is big water user; East L.A. is the lowest
    Californians continued to use less water in September, but the reductions were more modest than in the summer months, and water use varied greatly by community, officials said Tuesday. This marked the first time that state officials released data on...
  • For India, China-backed lender may be answer to coal investment

    NEW DELHI/SEOUL (Reuters) - India is hoping a new China-backed multilateral lender will fund coal-based energy projects, an official said, putting it in direct conflict with the World Bank, whose chief has maintained that it would stick to its...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown wins historic fourth term

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown won re-election Tuesday to a historic fourth term, buoyed by an improving economy and a liberal-leaning electorate in a race so lopsided Brown barely bothered to campaign. The election is likely the last for...
  • In California, water use is all over the map

    In posh parts of northern San Diego County, residents on average used more than 580 gallons of water a day in September. During the same month, Angelenos in less-affluent East L.A. used an average of 48 gallons a day, according to data that state water...
  • Most recent school shooting shows need to reach troubled teens online

    SEATTLE "Thank you for being such a good friend," read the text message on Juliana Borges' phone. "I know you're going to do well in life." Borges, then an 18-year-old senior at Lake Stevens High School, looked at the words, smiled and went on with her...