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With foxes scarce, hunting clubs target coyotes

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:46 PM

American fox-hunting is a sport so steeped in tradition that riders still wear ties and blazers and cry out "Tally ho!" at the sight of prey. But it is adapting to one dramatic change: Coyotes have displaced foxes in the wild and become the... Full Story

Conservation groups push to block Minnesota carp

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Conservation groups are pressing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help block invasive carp species by ending operations at two Twin Cities-area locks in the Mississippi River. Full Story

Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's disease laboratory in Laramie say a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, which is a contagious neurological... Full Story

EPA Approves New Weed Killer for Engineered Crops

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:53 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. Full Story

Study: Natural Gas Surge Won't Slow Climate Change

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects. Full Story

Whole Foods to Rank Produce Based on Farming Practices

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," 'better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices. Full Story

Illinois Landowners Sue Over Fracking Barrier

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Southern Illinois landowners are suing the state for failing to implement hydraulic fracturing, calling the long-running process for adopting rules governing the oil and gas extraction method tantamount to illegal government seizure of property... Full Story

Illinois Pet Dubbed World's Tallest Cow

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM

A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest. Full Story

Missouri Approves Tougher Rules for Captive Deer

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Missouri officials have approved tougher regulations for deer ranchers and hunting preserves in an attempt to prevent the spread of disease. Full Story

Dakotas state vets caution about pig virus spread

posted on October 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

State veterinarians in the Dakotas are stressing the need for people in the hog industry to take measures to guard against the spread of deadly pig viruses, after two new cases were confirmed in South Dakota. Full Story

Record $4.5M fine pursued against gas driller

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Pennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4.5 million fine against a gas driller over what they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste pit. Full Story

SolarCity loan deal could propel rooftop market

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:55 PM

SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption. Full Story

Colorado Senate candidates clash on energy

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners. Full Story

Scientists plan study of Michigan's exotic swine

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Scientists plan to trap up to 18 feral swine and fit them with radio collars in a five-year project to learn more about the unwanted critters' movements and habits in rural Michigan. Full Story

Construction industry concerned about rail delays

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Representatives of Minnesota's construction industry are the latest to express concern about the state's congested railways caused in part by increased oil shipments moving from North Dakota. Full Story

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