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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

Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars

posted on October 3, 2014 at 3:28 PM

The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to upgrade existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and... Full Story

USDA: Genetically modified wheat found in Montana

posted on October 3, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday. Full Story

Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

posted on October 3, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday. Full Story

Feds: Trader made $1.5M by manipulating prices

posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM

A high-frequency trader in New Jersey is facing charges for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by issuing false signals to the market and then profiting off them while using software that executes trades within milliseconds, federal... Full Story

Baker Hughes to disclose fracking chemicals

posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:51 AM

The drilling services company Baker Hughes on Wednesday implemented a policy of disclosing all of the chemicals used in its fracking operations. Full Story
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