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Natural Resources

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  • Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast

    Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast
    A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if its permit is approved to search for oil miles off Maryland's coast, said Richie Miller, executive vice president of Spectrum Geo Inc. Spectrum would identify for sailors buoys that...
  • Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain

    Firefighters gain control of 400-acre wildfires on Blue Mountain
    Wildfires that raged since Saturday along Blue Mountain in Carbon County have been slowed, a state fire official said Sunday night. Mike Kern, fire operations chief for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Bureau of...
  • Make California's water hogs pay

    Make California's water hogs pay
    To the editor: I hope you received lots of outraged letters about the jaw-droppingly selfish customer who asked whom he should sue for the decrease in his property's value when his landscaping dies. Meanwhile, the Desert Water Agency general manager who...
  • Amid heated criticism, California water board to release draft cuts

    Amid heated criticism, California water board to release draft cuts
    The state Water Resources Control Board is scheduled to release its draft emergency water conservation regulations Saturday morning, in a historic bid to slash California’s urban water use by 25%. Water board officials had planned to release the...
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...
  • Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish

    Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish
    The California drought is wreaking havoc with the state's economy and forcing its residents to adapt. Why should this matter in Connecticut? The superficial answers involve higher grocery bills and a westward diversion of federal dollars. The deeper...
  • NC commission warns people not to handle, feed wildlife

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says while it's nice to observe animals in their natural habitat, people should be careful when they encounter them this spring. The commission is reminding people that handling, feeding or moving wildlife can...
  • Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park

    Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park
    Following multiple delays and the urging of local lawmakers to publish its findings, the National Park Service released its draft report Tuesday on the Rim of the Valley Corridor study, recommending a boundary adjustment as a less costly and more...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 14 Wisconsin Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson should drop her lawsuit Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson of the Wisconsin Supreme Court has served for a very long time, and for the most part, thoughtfully and well. But...
  • Resident input sought for Windsor Plan of Conservation and Development

    Windsor's Town Planning and Zoning Commission has scheduled a public informational meeting for Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, Council Chambers to present and discuss a draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development. Topics will include:...
  • Eastern Shore can offer clean energy

    Eastern Shore can offer clean energy
    Recently, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard Sen. Steve Hershey's Kent County Land-Based Wind Generating Stations bill. Nearly 200 people packed the hearing to testify about the expected Mills Branch Wind Energy Project. This project, led by...