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Natural Resources

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  • Water rationing may be in the pipeline

    Water rationing may be in the pipeline
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may be forced to restrict available wholesale water supplies to its 26 member public agencies as early as July, pending a vote next month from its Board of Directors, officials announced Wednesday....
  • Session Marks Turning Point

    The recently concluded General Assembly session marked a turning point for the commonwealth's economy and environment. Recognizing the important role natural resources play in Virginia's future, the legislature passed a significant number of measures to...
  • Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice

    Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice
    Maryland residents must support the moratorium on fracking and the "gold standard regulations" ("Health, environmental groups seek fracking moratorium," Feb. 5). The water resources in Western Maryland are some of the finest in the world, and the...
  • California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket

    California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket
    No matter how much longer California’s drought lingers, politicians don’t have the power to make it rain. So on Thursday they tried the next best thing – they proposed showering the state’s parched landscape with money. Gov....
  • Community Digest for March 18

    Community meeting, class, presentation and more. Grayslake Meeting: The Warren Township Democrats will hold its March general meeting at 7 p.m. March 26 at Bake's Sports Theme Restaurant, 33251 N. Route 45. Guest speakers will be Jeanne Turf,...
  • Drought-stricken California ramps up water restrictions

    Drought-stricken California ramps up water restrictions
    California residents have to turn off their sprinklers, and restaurants won't give customers water unless they ask under new drought regulations approved Tuesday. The State Water Resources Control Board has extended and expanded restrictions on water...
  • Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze

    Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze
    South Elgin has wanted to revamp a park near the Fox River since 2011. Word that it would receive a $400,000 state grant to help with the $1.1 million price tag led to breaking ground on the project in September. The Des Plaines Park District was told...
  • Oyster harvest at Kent Narrows seen as winter boost for watermen

    Oyster harvest at Kent Narrows seen as winter boost for watermen
    As dawn broke over the still waters of Kent Narrows on Monday, a couple of workboats carrying watermen ventured out in search of oysters. For the first time in six years, state regulators have opened the Narrows in Queen Anne's County to shellfish...
  • Don Cunningham: Lehigh Valley is the beverage capital of Pennsylvania

    Don Cunningham: Lehigh Valley is the beverage capital of Pennsylvania
    It's hard to imagine now but picture this. It's a hot summer day, you got the kids packed in the car and you're driving down to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week at the beach. Far from home. Leaving the Lehigh Valley behind. You pull into a...
  • Joseph E. Brake: Pride drives success at Coca-Cola

    Joseph E. Brake: Pride drives success at Coca-Cola
    When discussing the advantages of doing business in the Lehigh Valley, you often hear many theories about the benefits of relocating to the area. The Valley is near several of the largest markets in the United States and is situated within a one-day drive...
  • Guest column: Join in the preservation of Indiana's wildlife

    Among the highest priorities of the Izaak Walton League of America is the conservation of the nation's wildlife and its rare and endangered species. The State of Indiana has two programs that allow you to be an active participant in their conservation....