posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:10 PM
California’s King Fire continued to rage this week, fueled by drought-stricken timber and tinder-dry grass. The blaze, an alleged product of arson, already has consumed an area the size of the San Francisco peninsula.
posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:18 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply, bringing...
posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:16 PM
As extreme drought continues its 3-year chokehold on California, Sacramento lawmakers took steps late last week to regulate groundwater supplies for the first time in state history.
posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM
A rural Iowa community was joined by dignitaries, including the king of The Netherlands, as they celebrated the opening of the world's first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant.
posted on December 8, 2011 at 12:29 PM
One lawmaker comes up with a novel approach for the next Farm Bill. Record weather disasters stretch federal, state and local budgets to their limits. The EPA says a popular -- and controversial -- method of oil drilling may be polluting...