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  • A court ruling could wash away incentives to conserve water

    A court ruling could wash away incentives to conserve water
    The rich, it turns out, use more water than the rest of us. The Times reported last week that residents of wealthy cities such as Beverly Hills use up to four times as much water, on average, than residents of neighboring Los Angeles, even during the...
  • W.Va. artist turns trophy fish into paintings

    Janet Ripper Chambers is an artist, but she's also a two-dimensional taxidermist. The trophies she creates don't start off as slimy, smelly carcasses. They don't have to be gutted, stretched over fish-shaped chunks of foam and stitched back together;...
  • Correction: Florida Oyster Shortage story

    In a story April 5 about the dwindling supply of oysters in Apalachicola Bay, Florida, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Natural Resources Defense Council scientist. Her name is Lisa Suatoni, not Sautonia. The story also...
  • 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...
  • New Jersey's proposed settlement with Exxon Mobil opened to public comment

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey officials on Monday published the state's proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil Corp. over decades of pollution, opening the controversial deal to public comment. The Christie administration said Monday that the...
  • State posts details of $225M Exxon settlement on website

    Details of New Jersey's proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil over pollution around refineries in Linden and Bayonne were posted online Monday, starting the clock on a legal process that will stretch into June and giving vocal opponents an...
  • Hoge honored with the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award

    Hoge honored with the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award
    Connie Hoge has been in love with trees all her life, so it was fitting that she was the first recipient of the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award, chosen by the Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards. Hoge received the...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • Water rationing may be in the pipeline

    Water rationing may be in the pipeline
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may be forced to restrict available wholesale water supplies to its 26 member public agencies as early as July, pending a vote next month from its Board of Directors, officials announced Wednesday....
  • Session Marks Turning Point

    The recently concluded General Assembly session marked a turning point for the commonwealth's economy and environment. Recognizing the important role natural resources play in Virginia's future, the legislature passed a significant number of measures to...