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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • California plan for water tunnels violates environmental rules, EPA says

    (Reuters) - A California plan to bore two massive water tunnels under the fragile Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta hit a barrier this week when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the plan couldĀ violate the federal Clean Water Act and further...
  • Manatees, VPK, and Constitution: Letters

    Keep protecting manatees Despite growing, severe threats to manatees' long-term survival, they could be federally downlisted from their current endangered status because of pressure from special-interest groups. In recent years, cold stress and...
  • Costa Mesa declines to film and air Eastside political forum

    Citing concerns about political neutrality, Costa Mesa's public-access television channel will not tape and air an upcoming City Council candidates forum being hosted by a community organization, city officials said Thursday. The Eastside Costa Mesa...
  • The Crowd: Stars help get funds flowing for Ocean charity

    The Crowd: Stars help get funds flowing for Ocean charity
    Never doubt the value of the celebrity connection when it comes to charitable fundraising. Even in this age of over-exposure, star power sells. And it sells big. We common folks just can't get enough of the anointed ones. In Orange County last week,...
  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • In governor's race, both candidates pledge to spend more

    In governor's race, both candidates pledge to spend more
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's campaign promises this year are a U-turn of sorts from his first run for the job, where his policy proposals were geared to outsize his challengers and not tethered to the state's economic realities. This year, they'...
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Former CT Lawmaker Asks Obama To Speed Legal Immigration

    WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration...
  • Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

    Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting
    As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood,...
  • Recipe for college football championships begins with right people

    They've won championships and playoff games and major bowls. They've started from scratch and elevated existing programs to new heights. They've done it with offense, with defense and with special teams. Successful college football programs abound in...
  • California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

    California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses
    When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas — where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State. For more than a decade,...