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  • Embrace water-quality amendment, Simmons tells real-estate brokers

    State Sen. David Simmons this week encouraged commercial real-estate brokers to embrace a water-quality initiative on November's ballot. The Altamonte Springs Republican briefed members of a commercial real-estate association on Wednesday about Amendment...
  • Fracking rules to be unveiled Friday

    Fracking rules to be unveiled Friday
    Highly anticipated rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing in Illinois are to be unveiled Friday. Once the rules go into effect, Illinois hopes to become the center of the next oil boom. Fracking, which involves injecting fluids and chemicals at high...
  • With Minnesota bear population down, so are hunting permits

    Minnesota's bear season is approaching soon, and hunters will see another conservative framework. State wildlife officials have been trying for the past few years to increase the state's bear population. Just 3,750 permits were issued for this fall's...
  • How big is your water footprint? You may be surprised

    By LONDON, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)- If you recently bought a pair of jeans or ate a burger for dinner, followed by a nice cup of coffee, you probably didn't link the touch of cotton or the aroma of the food to the amount of water that was used...
  • Water too precious to waste on charity's campaign, Californian says

     Water too precious to waste on charity's campaign, Californian says
    When I was challenged to dump a bucket of ice water on my head last week, my initial reaction was, "Ugh, do I really have to do this?" I could instead donate to the cause — which seeks to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral...
  • Should UConn Have A Hand In State Water Plan?

    The absurdity of Connecticut's water politics stuns me. Yes, we need a comprehensive statewide plan, which explains why state law (Public Act 14-163) requires submission of one to the General Assembly by Jan. 1, 2018. But funding for its creation seems to...
  • Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff

    California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state’s average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand. That there are more rights than...
  • Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs

    Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs
    Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power. The groups will receive funding for...
  • New Britain Won't Sell Patton Brook Well To Southington

    NEW BRITAIN — The town of Southington won't get the Patton Brook well for $1.2 million, the city council decided by a close vote Wednesday night. Mayor Erin Stewart's administration pushed hard to get approval for the proposed sale, arguing that...
  • Kellogg pushes greener goals

    More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment. On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
  • Feds open Minnesota conservation land to grazing, cutting

    With rain-ruined grasslands and hay fields unavailable to feed livestock, the federal government has decided to let ranchers in seven Minnesota counties graze their animals and cut hay on land usually reserved for conservation. The emergency measures are...