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  • Outdoors: New fishing license law a boost for all

    Outdoors: New fishing license law a boost for all
    On most wildlife and fisheries issues, Maryland's Department of Natural Resources can't please everyone. Occasionally they take a beating in the court of public opinion. It comes with the territory. Not so much with the new law Gov. Larry Hogan signed...
  • Proposed state budget allocates $2.2 billion for drought response

    Proposed state budget allocates $2.2 billion for drought response
    As Californians prepare to confront the coming hot, dry summer months, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed more than $2 billion in additional drought funding Thursday as part of his revised state budget. The surge in funding comes mostly from Proposition 1, a $7....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life

    Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life
    In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased...
  • Farmer accused of dumping waste in river to face criminal charges

    Farmer accused of dumping waste in river to face criminal charges
    A Plainfield farmer who already faces civil action for allegedly dumping waste in and around the DuPage River also will face criminal charges, officials said Monday. The criminal complaint against 78-year-old Herman J. Fritz, filed Friday, stems from...
  • Stop experience purge at regional water agency: Editorial

    Stop experience purge at regional water agency: Editorial
    The timing couldn't have been much worse for last week's purge of four environmental regulators, with 89 years' experience and know-how between them, from positions with the St. Johns River Water Management District. There's growing pressure on the...
  • Commissioners restructure planning department

    Commissioners restructure planning department
    In an effort to ensure checks and balances are in place during the master plan process, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners has decided to restructure the Department of Land Use, Planning and Development. The department will be split into two...
  • Lack of public input blasted in pavilion plan

    Lack of public input blasted in pavilion plan
    A growing number of people are asking for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Pavilion Partners LLC to drop plans for a 30,000-square-foot conference and banquet facility at Indiana Dunes State Park, but a state official said the facility...
  • Hansen: Could our well of 'drought guilt' be dry?

     There is a theory in cultural anthropology that you can change a population's behavior through guilt. If you accept that we become more cultured through education and learn best through criticism, then guilty learning is the best method to move a...