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  • Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts

    Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts
    State lawmakers Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a $1-billion plan that would restock food pantries in parched Central Valley communities and rush bottled water to Californians whose taps are nearly dry. But the legislation, which has been billed as...
  • Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population rebounding

    Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population rebounding
    Last year was a dismal episode for Chesapeake Bay blue crabs and the watermen who harvest them. The number of spawning females dropped 53 percent from the previous year to an alarming 70 million, a level considered unsustainable for the species. For a...
  • Tuition scholarships available for natural resources careers camp

    The Carroll County Forestry Board is accepting applications for the 2015 Natural Resources Careers Camp. The Forestry Board will provide the $450 tuition for two local high school students to attend the week-long camp in the mountains of Garrett County....
  • State lawmakers slam oil regulators after embarrassing lapses

    State lawmakers slam oil regulators after embarrassing lapses
    The agency that regulates the oil industry in California is — by its own admission — in disarray. After a series of embarrassing disclosures about regulatory lapses that allowed drilling in protected aquifers, officials at the Division of Oil,...
  • 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...
  • Poquoson man convicted after harvesting oysters in polluted water; commission suspends licenses

    Poquoson man convicted after harvesting oysters in polluted water; commission suspends licenses
    The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has suspended a Poquoson commercial fisherman's licenses after he was convicted of taking oysters from a condemned area, an official said.  Robert K. Topping Jr. was convicted Jan. 27 on one count of taking...
  • Urban Miners Puts Old Home Materials To Good Use

    Urban Miners Puts Old Home Materials To Good Use
    Joe DeRisi worked hard to acquire his Connecticut demolition license even though he doesn't do demolition. DeRisi does take things apart — houses, barns, labs, what have you — but he does it carefully, lovingly, nail by nail. He doesn't...