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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • California law supports letting owners grow vegetables

    Question: I live on Social Security alone. It is a small fixed amount. After I pay my homeowner association assessments, mortgage, insurance and utilities, I have little money left for much else. After watching my neighbor, who is a renter, grow his own...
  • 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...
  • We must demand clean power

    Thank you for recognizing the importance of the recent agreement by President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama's in the editorial, "Climate breakthrough" (Nov. 12). That's exactly what this meeting represented — a breakthrough. This public...
  • Darren Aronofsky, Woody Harrelson Produce Midterm Climate Change Spot

    Director Darren Aronofsky and actor Woody Harrelson have teamed up to make a 30-second spot on climate change that will run in key states during primetime and the World Series. The spot -- which warns of climate change deniers, and features an image of...
  • State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm

    State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm
    MANCHESTER — The state has awarded a local land conservation trust almost $600,000 to preserve a former 62-acre farm. The open space grant of $594,750 will cover 65 percent of the contracted purchase price for the property, known as the Botti Farm....
  • Future growth makes water conservation vital: Editorial

    Future growth makes water conservation vital: Editorial
    Floridians got some encouraging environmental news recently. Over the past decade, we pumped less water out of the ground even as the state's population grew by nearly 3 million. Conservation was cited as one of several factors that afforded relief to our...
  • Baltimore's tax sale folly

    Baltimore's tax sale folly
    Baltimore homeowners can lose their property for as little as $250 in unpaid taxes, a threshold far lower than in other cities, according to a new Abell Foundation report. But amazingly, Baltimore City claims this is a benevolent policy that benefits...
  • Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities

    Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities
    As Trinity College students from different parts of the country, we care about the environment and its condition. We haven't been around long enough to cause climate change, but we inherited the responsibility to create a solution. That sentiment led us...
  • Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word

    Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word
    During high tide, saltwater comes up through the drains in the streets of Miami Beach. "Sea level rise is our reality," said the city's mayor. The predictions that Florida would be one of the states most damaged by climate change are already coming...
  • Simmons, Beyer PA House race has personal undertones

    Democrat Michael Beyer was a last-minute entry in the race for Pennsylvania's 131st House District. For Republican incumbent Justin Simmons, that turned what had looked like an unimpeded path to a third term into a pitched battle with the son of the...
  • G-20 leaders promise projects, policy reforms to boost economic growth

    Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy...