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  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first whale washed up on Abaco Island in the Bahamas — the last beaked whale to strand alive there had come ashore half a century ago.
  • Regulators propose agreement to limit pollution from Exide plant

    Regulators propose agreement to limit pollution from Exide plant
    Air quality regulators have reached an agreement with Exide Technologies that would bar its battery recycling plant in Vernon from resuming operations until it installs new controls on arsenic emissions that pose a health risk to surrounding communities....

    Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness

    Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness
    Hitting the beach is a favorite pastime for Floridians looking to escape the sweltering summer sun, but heat and humidity could be the least of worries for swimmers who take a dip in polluted waters. The Natural Resources Defense Council recently...

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....

    Critics say climate program would create 'hidden gas tax'

    Critics say climate program would create 'hidden gas tax'
    California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills. Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...