| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
BOZRAH — Generations of Boy Scouts pitched their tents and explored the woods at Camp Tadma, and now that the property is up for auction, conservationists see a rare opportunity to preserve a prime slice of the state's wilderness.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers might lay out future water and land preservation efforts in a five-year plan updated annually, similar to how transportation projects are prioritized.
The proposal will go before lawmakers during committee weeks leading up to the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The western Pennsylvania congressman who chairs the House Transportation Committee is drawing a line in the sand for the next round of negotiations on a highway funding bill: no hike for the gasoline tax.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Rep....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Gasoline prices are on the verge of crashing down to below $2 a gallon. The price of oil may dip below $50 a barrel.
Even with renewed demand from a global economic resurgence, energy prices continue to fall. The U.S. has suddenly become the world's...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:56 AM
One of the things I like to find when I'm out exploring are rock ledges that jut out of the forest and provide a panoramic view. One can imagine a wolf sitting on the edge under a full moon, its howl echoing in the distance.
The Philip E. Young Memorial...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:17 PM
MANCHESTER — The board of directors on Tuesday helped close a funding gap in the local land trust's pending purchase of a 63-acre farm in the town's southwestern corner.
The board voted unanimously to appropriate $98,000, the remaining money in...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:07 AM
The Manchester Land Conservation Trust continues to make improvements to the 1-mile portion of the historic Cheney Rail Trail that it owns.
The most recent change came in November, when the group used a grant from the Manchester Road Race committee to...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida environmentalists want lawmakers to steer $80 million a year into protecting Florida’s springs and $150 million into buying new environmentally threatened landscapes.
But dividing $757.7 million next year between...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project “would not be in the public interest.&...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:38 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott stood on a stage and pledged to bring Floridians together after squeaking out another 1.1 percent victory over an outmatched Democratic opponent.
But in reality, Floridians voted for business as usual in the State Capitol....