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  • Coast Guard, Natural Resources increase enforcement at start of summer boating season

    Coast Guard, Natural Resources increase enforcement at start of summer boating season
    When the officers stopped the 20-foot teal and white Sea Ray power boat careening through Curtis Creek to check for life vests and other safety equipment, they noticed the operator smelled of alcohol and had a can of Natural Ice beer in the drink holder....
  • Bobcat hunting in Illinois receives Senate approval

    Bobcat hunting in Illinois receives Senate approval
    A measure that would allow hunting bobcats in Illinois has won Senate approval. The legislation sponsored by Carlinville Republican Sen. Sam McCann would allow the Department of Natural Resources to issue as many as 200 permits a year to keep the...
  • Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

     Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks
    The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents. Since 2009, the annual number of...
  • Up in flames: Inside or out, fireplaces add more than warmth

    Up in flames: Inside or out, fireplaces add more than warmth
    Our ancient ancestors believed fire was one of four elements (the others being earth, water, and air). And no wonder. Fire is elemental. It draws us in. "I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire," Jamie...
  • Lesson of Santa Barbara oil spill: Leave petroleum in the ground

    Lesson of Santa Barbara oil spill: Leave petroleum in the ground
    Memorial Day marks the beginning of high beach season, but there are miles of coastline near Santa Barbara that will be out of commission this weekend thanks to a pipeline oil spill. This is how most offshore oil works: You drill miles off the coast,...
  • PUC approves plan to replace San Diego County natural gas power plant

    PUC approves plan to replace San Diego County natural gas power plant
    State regulators approved a plan to replace a 1950s natural gas power plant in northern San Diego County with a new version, sparking complaints from environmentalists that renewable energy options were being overlooked. The California Public...
  • Berries to barrels, when Journeyman says local, it means local

     Berries to barrels, when Journeyman says local, it means local
    Drink local. That's the motto you often hear when talking about craft spirits. But the odd thing about craft spirits is, they often have little connection to the place where they were distilled. Regardless of where they're produced, the raw...
  • State officials find 103 skimmers at Florida gas stations

    State officials find 103 skimmers at Florida gas stations
    ORLANDO — Officials with Florida's Department of Agriculture say 103 skimmer devices that are used for identity theft have been discovered at more than 7,500 gas stations it inspected. The agency announced its findings Tuesday. The report comes...
  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • RCN Business wins annual award of Excellence, and other company news

    RCN Business wins annual award The Nazareth Bath Area Chamber of Commerce will honor RCN Business with the Award of Excellence at the Chamber's annual dinner and awards banquet Saturday. RCN Business provides industry-leading Internet, phone and digital...
  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of ocean Wednesday and officials said up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out. Up to a fifth...