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  • Lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common: Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing....
  • Simsbury Receives Major Conservation Award

    Simsbury Receives Major Conservation Award
    SIMSBURY — The town and the Simsbury Land Trust were recently awarded the 2015 "Excellence in Conservation Organization Award" by the Connecticut Land Conservation Council. The award, presented on March 21, highlighted the town and Land Trusts'...
  • Nature center's 10th anniversary celebrated

    Nature center's 10th anniversary celebrated
    County officials and the public joined together recently to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Green Cay Nature Center's opening in Boynton Beach. The original owners of the land were on hand, Ted and Trudy Winsberg. "We bought 300 acres of...
  • Congress: Protect wildlife refuge from Alaska's greed

    President Barack Obama showed great leadership in announcing his intent to protect our nation's vanishing wild, natural capital by recommending that Congress protect 12.28 million acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. Congress...
  • Rutter: We'll regret letting promoters take over the dunes

    Rutter: We'll regret letting promoters take over the dunes
    Every word by every person who has loved Indiana's dunes through a century of deep affection and anguish has counseled caution. Be careful. Guard what was given to you as a special, delicate gift. Protect its peace. We listened, and protected the gentle...
  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as they move toward permanently ending the nagging annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians. Yet each side is...
  • Malloy's Cuts Would Devastate Conservation

    Malloy's Cuts Would Devastate Conservation
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes cuts and fund diversions that will empty the Community Investment Act. We cannot overemphasize the devastating impact this will have on this state's beauty, biodiversity and...
  • Obama administration gets it right on fracking

    Obama administration gets it right on fracking
      After more than four years of effort, on Friday the Obama administration finalized new rules on hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” on federal lands. Critics on both sides of the fracking wars descended immediately, picking the...
  • State wants to help Nevada county in 15-year-old road fight

    Nevada's attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle with the U.S. government and environmentalists over control of a remote national forest road — one of the longest running of many similar disputes...
  • Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

    The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, the first major federal regulation of the controversial drilling technique that has...
  • Obama administration puts out fracking rules for federal lands

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration issued its first major fracking rules Friday with standards for wells on federal and Indian lands, requiring disclosure of chemicals and covered storage of waste. While the vast majority of hydraulic fracturing,...