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Professors: State's Argument to Control Fed Land Faulty

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:57 PM

University of Utah law professors argue in a new report that there's no legal standing for Utah to push for control over federal lands. Full Story

Maui Voters to Decide Whether to Ban GMO Crops

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. Full Story

California's Deeping Drought Shrinks Rice Harvest

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:56 PM

California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. Full Story

$1.4-Billion Fertilizer Plant Coming to Illinois

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:56 PM

A chemical company plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in eastern Illinois, state economic officials confirmed Tuesday. Full Story

Chocolate Prices Set to Rise

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:23 PM

That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. Full Story

WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

posted on October 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder. In a ruling Monday, the World Trade Organization rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born,... Full Story

Seattle: more needed to improve oil train safety

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:57 PM

With increasing numbers of volatile crude oil trains moving through Seattle's "antiquated" downtown rail tunnel, city emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an oil-train accident and improve the city's ability to respond. Full Story

The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:54 PM

There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street. Full Story

Appeals court revives Syngenta, Bunge GMO lawsuit

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:51 PM

A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's... Full Story

North Dakota well leaking oil, gas and water

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota, authorities said Friday. North Dakota regulators said a well near Watford City in the western part of the state has been leaking oil, gas and water since Thursday. Full Story

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
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