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  • Community news for Enfield edition

    Crowning of Mary at St. Bernard parish ENFIELD - On Sunday, May 3, Riley Doerner (left) and Cathryne Tronsky (right) from St. Bernard School and Parish crowned the statue of Mary located on the grounds of the church as the Blessed Mother is honored in...
  • If not this California delta plan, then what?

    If not this California delta plan, then what?
    In years of average rainfall, when pumps at the south end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta lift water to two parallel aqueducts to begin the journey to Central Valley fields and Southern California households, the suction reverses the flow of the...
  • GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

    Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional investigation has found. The nonpartisan Government...
  • Train hauling crude from ND oil patch derails, catches fire

    A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, raising questions about whether new state standards intended to reduce the volatility of such shipments are sufficient. The six tank...
  • Hawaii enters national debate over future of ethanol in gas

    Hawaii lawmakers have put the state at the front of a national discussion over the future of ethanol in gasoline by passing a bill that puts an end to a requirement that the corn-based additive be mixed into fuel sold in the state. The move comes as...
  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

    Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base has declared that the figurative ice on the bay in front of the base has been broken and it's time for opening day, which is the tradition of yacht clubs on the East Coast. Since we boat year-round and our harbor does not ice...
  • Both sides in Pavillion groundwater lawsuit agree to delay

    Both sides in a federal lawsuit over potentially tainted groundwater in the Pavillion area have agreed to suspend certain proceedings in the case pending the upcoming release of a state report on pollution testing of water wells. The Wyoming Department...
  • Official: 'Significant' brine spill enters North Dakota lake

    A 63,000-gallon saltwater spill that leaked from an underground pipeline entered a lake via a tributary in northwest North Dakota, a state Department of Health official said Wednesday. He said the spill will not affect any drinking water in the area....
  • EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the first nationwide guidelines Wednesday for determining when algal toxins have reached dangerous levels in public water systems and do-not-drink warnings might be needed. Up to 48 million people...
  • Wyoming US Rep., others press for national wolf delisting

    Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others in Congress are pushing the U.S. Department of Interior to end federal protections for wolves nationwide. Lummis, Wyoming's lone U.S. representative, and more than 30 other members of Congress this week wrote...
  • Warwick chemical company pleads guilty to violations

    A Warwick chemical company has been fined $200,000 after pleading guilty to violating federal environmental regulations. Mann Distribution, LLC, also known as Mann Chemical, LLC, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence on Tuesday to violating...