RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Wetlands

A collection of news and information related to Wetlands published by this site and its partners.

Top Wetlands Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Train in Alabama oil spill was carrying 2.7 million gallons of crude

    A train that derailed and exploded in rural Alabama was hauling 2.7 million gallons of crude oil, according to officials. The 90-car train was crossing a timber trestle above a wetland near Aliceville late Thursday night when approximately 25 rail...
  • Proposed desalination plant could harm ocean environment, report says

    Proposed desalination plant could harm ocean environment, report says
    A proposed seawater desalination plant in Huntington Beach could significantly harm parts of the Southern California ocean environment unless substantial changes are made in its design and operation, according to the staff of the state Coastal Commission....
  • Maryland in line for millions to fend off storm damage

    Maryland in line for millions to fend off storm damage
    Millions in federal funds are to be spent in Maryland to help protect Smith Island, Crisfield and other coastal communities from devastating flooding like that caused by last year's Superstorm Sandy. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Train carrying crude oil explodes, spills oil into Alabama wetlands

    A 90-car train derailed and exploded in rural Alabama early Friday morning, spilling its crude oil cargo into the surrounding wetlands and igniting a fire so intense that officials said it will take 24 hours to burn out. No one was injured. The train...
  • 'Medea' with an Irish brogue at Theatre Banshee

    'Medea' with an Irish brogue at Theatre Banshee
    Love betrayed, ghosts, curses, prophecies and an inevitable tragedy of mythic proportion fuel Theatre Banshee’s effective production — despite a technical snafu — of Marina Carr’s Irish play, “By the Bog of Cats,” a Los...
  • Review: 'By the Bog of Cats' at Theatre Banshee is suitably haunting

    Review: 'By the Bog of Cats' at Theatre Banshee is suitably haunting
    Steeped in star-crossed tragedy, mordant humor and paranormal activity — in other words, an Irish play to its core — Marina Carr’s contemporary take on the story of Medea, “By the Bog of Cats,” elicits suitably haunting...
  • FSU commit Ryan Sousa enjoys official visit to UF; says he still evaluating

    FSU commit Ryan Sousa enjoys official visit to UF; says he still evaluating
    Florida State pledge Ryan Sousa was taking in the scene at The Swamp on Saturday, a special guest of the Seminoles hated rival the Florida Gators. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver from Orlando Lake Nona was on an official recruiting visit to Florida...
  • No hibernating this winter — get out and walk

    No hibernating this winter — get out and walk
    Friends, it's time for our annual talk. The weather has turned cold — sharply, bitterly, bitingly so. But are the hiking trails closed? Have the woodpeckers retreated to their man caves, pecking at beer nuts? Have the deer put their hair up in...
  • Senate OKs bill to give Coastal Commission power to levy fines

    Senate OKs bill to give Coastal Commission power to levy fines
    The state Senate approved a measure Friday that would give the California Coastal Commission the ability to impose fines. The bill, which would grant new power to the agency that oversees land use and public access along California’s 1,100-mile...
  • Caruso can temporarily moor his mega-yacht in Newport Beach

    Caruso can temporarily moor his mega-yacht in Newport Beach
    Billionaire developer Rick Caruso received a special permit from the city of Newport Beach on Friday to temporarily moor his 216-foot yacht in the harbor, city officials said. In mid-August, to the chagrin of several citizens, the Newport Beach Harbor...