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  • Louisiana Governor Jindal, likely White House contender, touts energy plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 U.S. presidential run, accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often aimed at his own party....
  • Amid pre-election jockeying, some partisan greatest hits in Congress

    Here's the latest sign that Democrats are worried about keeping control of the U.S. Senate: They're about to shutter the chamber six weeks ahead of the election so their vulnerable incumbents can spend more time on the campaign trail. Good luck with...
  • Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places

    Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places
    "If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." — President Lyndon Baines Johnson, signing the...
  • Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West

     Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West
    Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West. While the...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas. Seattle'...
  • State gets $2 million for conservation by selling Plantation land

    Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday quickly approved a proposal to sell 6.4 acres of vacant land in Plantation as part of an effort to bolster state funding for future land conservation. The sale of the land, owned by the state...
  • Tackling the complex and difficult issue of minority participation in the outdoors

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. When Wayne Hubbard was growing up in Oklahoma, he was "colorblind." The color of his skin didn't matter not when it came to hunting and fishing, he said. He was brought up in a rural setting and was surrounded by many other African-...
  • Lawmakers have competing ideas about expanding Yosemite

    WASHINGTON Two veteran California lawmakers are at loggerheads over how to expand Yosemite National Park. A House Republican and House Democrat now have competing bills folding nearly 1,600 acres in Mariposa County into the park's boundaries. They...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, a good environmental deal

    A few months ago, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision – something with the potential to foul the Everglades ecosystem and waste gobs of taxpayer dollars. But this week, the county did something even more remarkable … it fixed...
  • Conservation amendment, armor, and ISIS: Letters

    Conservation amendment In reference to Cathy C. Brown's My Word column, "X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat," in Thursday's Sentinel: The loss of Florida scrub-jay habitat and its replacement with rooftops and roads is also a threat to our drinking...
  • Davie denies 62-home Virginia Plantation project as too dense

    Davie denies 62-home Virginia Plantation project as too dense
    A developer's plan to build 62 homes is in limbo after town leaders rejected the concept this week. Under current zoning, the Virginia Plantation project would only be allowed to build 25 homes, or one for each acre. But the developer, Kennedy Homes,...