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Natural Resources

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  • Want to water your lawn after it rains or fill your pool? Fines could hit $600 under city's new rules

    Huntington Beach has entered the second level of the city's water management plan, adding to restrictions on residents and businesses in an effort to conserve. City Council members voted unanimously Monday to adopt an emergency ordinance that...
  • Last drought victims: Q&A on California senior water rights

    Farmers and other landowners who staked the earliest claims to California's water are last to suffer cutbacks at times of drought under the state's water-rights system. Now the dry spell has become so severe that even some of these 4,000 "senior water...
  • PETA honors Shiloh woman killed while rescuing opossum

    A national animal rights group is honoring the southern Illinois animal rescue volunteer who was struck and killed by a regional commuter train while responding to a call about an opossum on the tracks. Fifty-eight-year-old Sandie Konopelski of Shiloh...
  • California farmers offer to give up some water, avoid cuts

    A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century. A senior water official told The Associated Press on...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    'Bad luck and God wasn't on our side,' al-Qaida underlings tell bin Laden in released papers Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures, beset by their...
  • Paul Johansen appointed as W.Va. wildlife resources chief

    A longtime Division of Natural Resources wildlife biologist and manager has been named chief of the agency's Wildlife Resources Section. Paul R. Johansen has served as acting chief of the office since March. He replaces Curtis Taylor, who retired....
  • Report: Chicago is sixth 'sneeziest and wheeziest' in U.S.

     Report: Chicago is sixth 'sneeziest and wheeziest' in U.S.
    Chicago ranked as the sixth "sneeziest and wheeziest" city in the United States in a new report on how climate change and carbon emissions are affecting allergies and asthma. The undercurrent of the report, which was compiled by the Natural Resources...
  • New York releases final environmental review of fracking

    New York regulators have released the final version of an environmental impact review of natural gas development that's expected to lead to the nation's first ban on a drilling process called fracking by a state with significant shale gas deposits....
  • Vermont Legislature passes water quality bill to clean lake

    Gov. Peter Shumlin said he was looking forward to signing what's he's calling the most significant clean water bill in the state's history, a measure designed to counteract years of worsening pollution in Lake Champlain. The legislation, given final...
  • Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season

    Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season
    Celebrate the beginning of boating season in Annapolis at the annual Safe Boating Season Kickoff on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at City Dock. This is an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who take time to help us be safe on the water....
  • Many Oppose Gas Pipeline Project At Hearing In Glastonbury

    Many Oppose Gas Pipeline Project At Hearing In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — Most of the residents who spoke at a hearing Tuesday on the expansion of a gas pipeline through the state were concerned about the potential environmental impact of the project. More than a dozen of the 50 people at the Riverfront...