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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Wellness Way Sector Plan is a bad idea

    Be proud, south Lake County! On Tuesday, you'll be getting a taste of the best government money can buy. If county commissioners play the good little stooges they're supposed to and vote for a development plan coming before them, residents can count...
  • JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces

     JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces
    When a company that manages 3 billion square feet of real estate decides to make over its headquarters, it's only natural to expect some angst about which workplace trends to follow — let alone set. Such is the physician-heal-thyself task...
  • LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies

     LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies
    It began as a single clap. And then a series of claps, reverberating through the downtown office of LaSalle Network, until everyone surrounded Kasey Shafer. "Happy birthday, dear Kasey," they sang, although it was not her actual birthday. It was her...
  • Home-garden news for Nov. 13: Homearama winners, upcoming events

    The house built by Sasser Construction for Homearama 2014 was the top winner in five categories of People's Choice Awards, according to a release from Tidewater Builders Association. Homearama, a showcase of fully decorated and landscaped houses, ran...
  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • New allergy policy restricts outside food at elementary schools

    The Gloucester County School Board approved a policy on Nov. 11 that restricts bringing any outside food for sharing into the division’s elementary school classrooms. The policy, according to Shirley Chirch, the division’s environmental...
  • State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year

    State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year
    The O'Malley administration has struck a deal to buy a Kent County farm for $2.8 million and then lease it for $1 a year to a company controlled by an organic farmer and Democratic campaign donor. The proposal has drawn criticism from businesses that...
  • Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate

    Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate
    Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began racing through the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together in a challenge of President Barack Obama's oversight of the project. In a...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation

    Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation
    State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. resigned from his job in the City Hall mail room Wednesday amid allegations that he misused city resources by posting a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta," discussed Sasquatch and...
  • Group sues to block fracking rules from being published

    Group sues to block fracking rules from being published
    A group of residents from southern Illinois is suing the governor and the director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in an attempt to block the publication of rules governing horizontal hydraulic fracturing. The lawsuit, filed Monday in...