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  • New federal stream regulation defended

    New federal stream regulation defended
    A top Environmental Protection Agency official visited Baltimore Thursday to make the case for a new federal rule spelling out what streams and wetlands enjoy legal protection from development or disturbance. Nancy K. Stoner, acting assistant EPA...
  • Water district chairman John Foley dies at 83

     Water district chairman John Foley dies at 83
    Retired Army Col. John V. Foley, chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, has died, according to a statement from the district. Foley died Friday after a long battle with cancer. He was 83. Foley was one of four Municipal...
  • Washington's Hazel Slide was a long-known risk

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — The Stillaguamish River and the Hazel Slide have been rivals for decades. The river eats away at the clay and sand hillside to the north of the snaking river. Weakened by the erosion, the hill’s foot lacks the strength...
  • Washington mudslide death toll now at 29

    Washington mudslide death toll now at 29
    The official death toll in the Washington state mudslide rose to 29 Thursday, up from 28 on Tuesday, while 20 people were still listed as missing, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office said on Wednesday. Efforts to recover bodies from the...
  • Court clears way for Newhall Ranch project to proceed

    Court clears way for Newhall Ranch project to proceed
    A state appellate court on Thursday cleared away a legal obstacle standing in the way of plans to build a community of 60,000 residents about 35 miles north of Los Angeles. The court essentially restored a permit issued by the California Department of...
  • Fate of beach staircase up in the air

    Fate of beach staircase up in the air
    Highland Park city and park officials veered in a new direction on a proposed Central Avenue staircase to Park Avenue Beach, opting to seek private partners for the costly venture, if it's viable. Officials were unanimous at a recent meeting in...
  • Route 460 project: Take the off-ramp

    The decision by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to put the brakes on the Route 460 improvement project represents a responsible course of action. The transportation situation in Hampton Roads demands every dollar be spent efficiently. The governor did not...
  • Washington mudslide Q&A: What caused it?

    What's the quickest explanation for the deadly Washington mudslide? Blame the rain. There's been lots and lots of rain. Experts said Monday that the primary reason a 1,500-foot-wide segment of hillside in Snohomish County suddenly cut away and...
  • Private Property Rights Trumped By Nature

    Rumors of war are on the horizon. Political wars pitting deeply held convictions about private property against equally held convictions about the interconnectedness of all things. One side is fueled by the first law of private property: that it belongs...
  • Newhall Ranch project faces new hurdles with environmentalists' suit

    Newhall Ranch project faces new hurdles with environmentalists' suit
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. Environmentalists took a new step Thursday in a decades-long dispute by filing a lawsuit against federal agencies that gave permission for construction of a community of 60,000 residents along the last...
  • County plans Santa Ana River improvements

    Orange County is planning to receive about $83.2 million in federal money over the next two years to fund watershed and flood-control projects, including the massive Santa Ana River Mainstem Project, county officials said. While the president and...