| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Duck boat tours could be coming to the Chicago River as soon as this summer.
Entertainment Cruises, a cruise operator based at Navy Pier, submitted a proposal to guide tours on the boats, which run on land and water. The company operates more than 30...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 1:50 PM
HARTFORD – Cutting agricultural pollution and improving the use of water by farms in the Connecticut River Valley and the Thames River Valley are the targets for $10.8 million in new federal grants, according to federal and state officials.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON Another year, another California water fight.
This week, as the 114th Congress commences, lawmakers prepare to revive anti-drought proposals that divided the state last year. Tactics and strategies are still being crafted and the outcome is...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:35 PM
WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday steered clear of a California whirlpool, letting stand a lower court's decision that upheld federal rules protecting the Delta smelt.
The high court's decision not to hear the high-profile California water case...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:59 PM
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld the state Legislature's right to use the royalties from oil and gas production on state forest lands for general state budget purposes, but it found that the state's conservation...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:05 AM
The final acts of 2014 have been performed, the last chapters are committed to history.
As a conservation community, it's important to know where we are and were as we consider where we're going.
Here's a look at select hunting, fishing, conservation...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night.
The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next.
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of yes don't you understand?
Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's real-...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of 32...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
MANSFIELD — A plan to bring up to 1.2 million gallons of water a day into Mansfield and the University of Connecticut received tentative approval from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Tuesday.
The "Notice of Tentative...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:57 PM
It's that time of year again, and like the tide that rolls in and out methodically, I was able to complete my weekly columns one after another. Over the last five years, we are now at 195. That's a lot of water coming in and out of our harbor, and I again...