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  • Report: New England Could Ease Its Hunger For Gas, Avoid Cost Of Pipeline

    Greater efficiency, increased use of renewable energy sources and other measures could reduce New England's demand for natural gas enough to avert the need to build a new pipeline, an environmental advocacy group said in a report released Thursday. The...
  • Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

    Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water
    LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water...
  • Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history

    Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history
    Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village. Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...
  • Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

    Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera
    In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first. A persistent osprey — likely in league with a mate — has been trying since late last week to build a nest smack dab in front of a traffic cam...
  • Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77
    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77. Born in...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Pass These Bills, Don't Pass Those

    With a week left in the 2014 General Assembly session, barely a dozen bills have made their way through both houses to the governor's desk. That means another down-to-the-wire finish, a ballet of storm and stress in which good proposals can fail to...
  • Reclamation facility planned to improve recycled water

    Reclamation facility planned to improve recycled water
    The South Coast Water District will soon be able to produce higher-quality recycled water to irrigate certain types of land, such as golf courses and hotel grounds, for its South Laguna and Dana Point clients. City leaders and environmental stewards...
  • Winter Wildlife Woes

     
    I feel sorry for wildlife during these frigid winter days since I know they have to work really hard to find food, water and shelter. However, these are the times when deer will eat just about anything, even so-called deer......
  • Radar system leads to oyster-poaching conviction for watermen

    Radar system leads to oyster-poaching conviction for watermen
    Two watermen were fined nearly $1,500 for oyster poaching on the Eastern Shore, the first conviction stemming from a network of radar and cameras the state launched in 2010 to detect illegal seafood harvesting. Brothers William and Irving Catlin, both of...
  • Drying up the delta: 19th century policies underlie today's crises

    Drying up the delta: 19th century policies underlie today's crises
    HAMILTON CITY, Calif. — A shallow inland sea spreads across more than 160 square miles, speckled with egrets poking for crayfish among jewel-green rice shoots. The flooded fields could be mistaken for the rice paddies of Vietnam or southern China,...