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  • Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish

    Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish
    — The Obama administration announced Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is...
  • Cove Point plant threatens nearby residents' health and safety [Letter]

    Cove Point plant threatens nearby residents' health and safety [Letter]
    In its permit ruling last month, the Maryland Public Service Commission stated that the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas refinery is not in the public interest and would be a net economic negative for the state. That should have been the end of...
  • Cable TV boxes become 2nd biggest energy users in many homes

    In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service. The seemingly innocuous...
  • Scientists struggle to figure out why ground is shaking in heartland

    WASHINGTON Months after the prairie began to shake, scientists still struggle to explain a surge in Kansas earthquakes that appears connected to increased fracking. The Kansas quakes are part of a major escalation in earthquakes that have struck the...
  • Minnesota town caught in 'frac sand' mining rush wants answers on pollution

    How much dangerous dust is being kicked into the air from the mounds of frac sand hauled daily across the southern Minnesota town of Winona? Looking for answers, the community got the state to install in January a pollution monitor for crystalline...
  • California earmarks a quarter of its cap-and-trade riches for environmental justice

    One-quarter of the $872 million generated by California's 18-month-old cap-and-trade scheme will go to housing and public transit programs for poor and minority communities this year, according to the recently approved state budget. The decision caps a...
  • Frac sand boom: South Dakota is latest state to try to cash in

    Oil and gas drillers are salivating over silica sand, a key ingredient in fracking operations, and their increasing demand for the stuff has the nation's industrial sand operators seeing green. Now, a new player and an unlikely one is on the horizon:...
  • Major new pipeline proposed next to Enbridge line that ruptured in 2010

    The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos' Oceola Township, Mich., pasture last year for an oil pipeline but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of...
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  • Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis

    Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis
    Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police are seeking help from the public after recovering a body found this morning along Weems Creek in Annapolis. About 11 a.m., a witness spotted the body at Weems Creek Bridge, a drawbridge at Ridgely Avenue,...
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