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Conservation

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  • Commentary: Proposed H.B. power plant isn't needed

    In March, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to authorize the procurement of some 1,300 to 2,200 megawatts of gas-fired electricity generation. It's very unclear that the state even needs such megawatts of additional capacity anytime soon....
  • Ian Anderson continues move away from Jethro Tull

    Ian Anderson has been a member of British prog-rock band Jethro Tull for nearly five decades. He's written and sung the majority of the songs that fill the group's 21 studio discs, nine live albums and 15 compilations, which collectively have sold 15...
  • Philly area state senator to plead guilty to accusations she used taxpayer resources to plan political fundraisers

    PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania state Sen. LeAnna Washington will plead guilty to accusations that she used taxpayer resources to plan political fundraisers, her attorney said in court Friday. Washington, a Democrat who represents parts of...
  • Reader feedback October 25: Military bases plan for climate change, homecoming hopes for Poquoson student, Newsome Park apartment complex sold

    Military bases plan for flooding, climate change Last week, the Department of Defense released a Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, which recognized Hampton Roads as the largest concentration of U.S. military sites in the world and an area that is...
  • Burbank residents asked to reduce outdoor water use

    Burbank residents asked to reduce outdoor water use
    Burbank residents are being asked to cut back on outdoor water use even more during the winter months as California continues to endure a severe drought. The city currently restricts outdoor sprinkler use to three days a week — on Tuesdays,...
  • Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only

    Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only
    Ian Anderson has been a member of British prog-rock band Jethro Tull for nearly five decades. He’s written and sung the majority of the songs that fill the group’s 21 studio discs, nine live albums and 15 compilations, which collectively...
  • Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game

    Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game
    California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming. To meet the requirement that it cut carbon emissions, for example, Southern California Edison recently sold its stake...
  • Golden State Water tries to drown Claremont ballot measure

    Golden State Water tries to drown Claremont ballot measure
    Self-preservation is the most basic instinct in nature. For Golden State Water Co., it also has a price: $300,000. That's about how much the water system is spending to defeat a Claremont ballot measure enabling the city to try to seize its local...
  • Draft plan released for James River refuge

    The James River National Wildlife Refuge — established in 1991 to protect endangered bald eagles — could be getting an environmental makeover. The 4,324-acre refuge in Prince George County is a former pine plantation that has provided...
  • Follow the Pentagon's lead on climate change

    If the Pentagon were our nation's Congress, the United States would be well on its way to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Since 2010 the Pentagon has made climate change a priority. It has identified climate change as a national...
  • Pennsylvania leads nation in rails-to-trails miles

    Pennsylvania leads nation in rails-to-trails miles
    Joseph Bundra and Ray Bieak have been working on the nitty gritty of the Ironton Rail Trail for upward of 14 years, but they see that 9.2-mile path as a piece of a much bigger picture. To hear them tell it, the system of rails to trails in...