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Conservation

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  • City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen

    City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen
    The Chicago City Council’s watchdog sued Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen Tuesday, accusing them of hindering his investigative abilities by not properly funding the office. Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan’s lawsuit is the...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/23/14

    Today's Birthday (10/23/14). This is your year! With the Sun, Venus, and today's New Moon/Solar Eclipse in your sign, your personal power expands. Use communications and networking to rake in the gold. Responsible management leads to a rise in...
  • Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming

    Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming
    The lush beds of lettuce, mustard greens and peppers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future's greenhouse resemble the plants that Rick Lee of Damascus has grown in his greenhouse. Yet instead of traditional in-ground fertilizer, these plants get...
  • Politicians agree: They aren't scientists

    When an editorial board recently asked Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about climate change, he said he wasn't a scientist. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott, both Republicans, have said the same thing. New York Gov. Andrew...
  • Public health is a responsibility shared by all, not just the CDC, which is doing its job

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Ebola is a recent phenomenon for most people. Their thinking might also be that the Ebola horse has left the barn and our government, specifically the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is not riding it. For others who have...
  • Exclusive: U.S. plans to plug coal royalty loophole padding export profits

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is drafting rules designed to close an accounting loophole that in recent years has helped coal companies boost export profits and likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, people familiar with the...
  • The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response

    The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response
    The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks. Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Experts share strategies for effective parenting

    Pre-school social worker Jennifer Rogers spends a lot of time working with parents in the Putnam school system where she's worked since 2013. Her role is to bridge the gap between home and school by helping children make that transition through pre-school...
  • Connecticut Drops To 6th In National Ranking Of Energy Efficient States

    Connecticut Drops To 6th In National Ranking Of Energy Efficient States
    Connecticut dropped to sixth in a closely watched national ranking of energy efficient states. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard midday Wednesday, naming the top five states as...
  • Tips to reduce the risk of house fires

    Tips to reduce the risk of house fires
    October is Fire Prevention Month, so as a public service designed to reduce the number of calls for electrical fires, "Your Place" offers the following tips from Leviton, manufacturer of electrical devices and lighting controls (dimmers, switches):...