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Greece gets temporary lifeline, turns hope to new summit

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:30 PM

With the clock running down on Greece's chances of avoiding a painful exit from the euro, the country got a temporary lifeline Friday to help it cope with a bank deposit drain and turned its hopes to a European leaders' summit next week.. Full Story

Midwest braces for remnants of Bill; Texas spared the worst

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:25 PM

An already-soaked Midwest braced for more rain and possible flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill while Texans cleaned up from weather that wasn't nearly as bad as expected. Full Story

4-state pipeline project gets OK for large crude terminal

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

A company proposing a $3.8 billion oil pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois has received permission for a large crude terminal near Watford City, along with heavy criticism for what some landowners say is arrogance. Full Story

Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West. Full Story

EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:07 PM

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. Full Story

U.S. fast-track vote leaves Pacific trade pact talks in limbo

posted on June 19, 2015 at 1:49 PM

How slow can you go? The effort to get U.S. trade legislation through Congress, clearing the way for progress on an Asia-Pacific trade accord, is in limbo once again Full Story

Q and A on bird flu, focus turns to preventing repeat

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:29 PM

No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa, giving government officials, scientists and farmers hope that the worst U.S. outbreak of the bird flu is, though not over, winding down. Full Story

Natural gas firm asked to show it's not causing Texas quakes

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:29 PM

A natural gas extraction company controlled by energy giant Exxon Mobil sought to prove Wednesday that it is not to blame for a recent rash of small earthquakes in North Texas, telling a powerful state agency that it believes the earthquakes... Full Story

Feds say Southwest, Northwest could see catastrophic fires

posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Despite a wet spring over much of the nation, the Obama administration warned Tuesday of potentially catastrophic wildfires this summer, especially in the Southwest and Northwest. Full Story

High-speed rail brings fears of gutted communities, noise

posted on June 12, 2015 at 2:54 PM

California Gov. Jerry Brown has compared the state's high-speed rail line to construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the great cathedrals of Europe. Isobel Cook doesn't see it that way. Full Story

California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks

posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:31 PM

California is taking desperate steps to save the last endangered salmon in Wine Country creeks that are going dry because of over-pumping and the drought, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Hops growers rush to meet rising demand from craft brewers

posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:23 PM

These are good times for growers like Ben St. Mary. He stood at his family's farm in Washington state recently and watched as employees built trellises where a new field of hops, the key ingredient in the flavoring of beer, will grow. Full Story

California's drought spurring water recycling at home

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Showering during California's drought is a guilt-free experience for homeowners Catarina Negrin and Noah Friedman. Full Story

EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water... Full Story

Californians conserved more water ahead of mandatory cuts

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:45 PM

Californians are using less water, but they'll have to conserve a lot more to reach the mandatory drought cuts taking effect this month, according to the latest numbers released Tuesday. Full Story
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