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Early tests don't find tainted water from oil boom

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. Full Story

Wildfires, Sinking Land the Result of California's 3 Year Drought

posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:10 PM

Wildfires, Sinking Land the Result of California's 3 Year Drought
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. Full Story

Governor Signs First California Groundwater Rules

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... Full Story

California Seeks Regulation of State Groundwater

posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:16 PM

California Seeks Regulation of State Groundwater
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. Full Story

Royal-sized Celebration for Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Royal-sized Celebration for Cellulosic Ethanol Plant
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. Full Story

Market to Market (December 9, 2011)

posted on December 8, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Market to Market (December 9, 2011)
Full Program: 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... Full Story

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