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Colorado mountain snow is bright spot during drought in West

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Full Story

Court Ruling Lists Gray Wolf as Endangered in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reinstated Federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes region on December 19, 2014. The US Fish and Wildlife Service published its rule on the decision Friday. Full Story

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste. Full Story

Medical pot growers fear hemp will ruin their crop

posted on February 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Southern Oregon farmers growing marijuana for medicine don't want fields of pot's prosaic cousin, industrial hemp, growing nearby. Full Story

Canada reports a case of mad cow disease

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:59 PM

A case of mad cow disease has been confirmed in a beef cow from Alberta, Canadian officials announced Friday. Full Story

Speaker enrolls Keystone bill, urges Obama to sign it

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it. Full Story

Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:34 PM

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy. Full Story

Contamination still high near ND spill, dropping downstream

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch. Full Story

3-D printing aims to rewrite the script on cooking and tech

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:06 PM

Printed pastries with individually tailored nutrient levels. Ravioli that assemble themselves. Wedding cake toppers that are exact, tiny, renditions of the happy couple. It's all possible thanks to a fresh meeting of taste and technology that has... Full Story

Nevada leads U.S. in per-capita growth in solar jobs

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM

The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Thursday. Full Story

Negotiators agree on early draft of U.N. climate deal

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:02 PM

U.N. negotiators on Friday produced an early draft of what eventually should become a landmark climate deal in Paris next December, piling on suggestions to make sure the document reflected every country's wishes. Full Story

U.S. allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba

posted on February 13, 2015 at 12:59 PM

The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a potentially important loosening of the half-century trade embargo on the communist island. Full Story

Farmers file more than 360 corn lawsuits against Syngenta

posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:49 PM

Farmers and farm businesses in 20 states have now filed more than 360 lawsuits against agricultural chemicals-maker Syngenta, and hundreds more may be coming as a federal judge organizes the complex case so they can move forward. Full Story

Low prices raise alarm in North Dakota oil patch

posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:48 PM

High crude prices catapulted North Dakota into the top tier of the global oil market and doubled or tripled the size of once-sleepy towns that suddenly had to accommodate a small army of petroleum workers. Full Story

Federal government to boost drought funding by $50 million

posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:44 PM

The federal government is offering up to $50 million for drought relief in western states as California enters its fourth dry year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday. Full Story
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