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The early summer invasion appears to be heavier than normal this year, surprising
some and distressing others.
Regulators look at raising the limit for radiation amid a rash of illegal dumping.
As California and the American West dry up, a way of life is threatened.
A November ballot initiative could shut down its biggest employers, but the island’s
population is dwarfed by voters elsewhere in Maui County.
A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge
Genetically modified organisms have become the world’s most controversial food. But the science is more clear-cut.
Owners of former Whirlpool Park join
Drive for growth takes precedence over aim of cleaner air, water and soil
Opponents see threats to fish spawning, food supply, and a way of life in Southeast Asia.
Green activists are protesting a transatlantic trade deal they say could harm
The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved.
Rice paddy fields of Italy’s northern plains immortalised in 1949 film “Riso amaro”
(Bitter Rice) suffering from cheap imports from Asia
19. CDC closes anthrax and flu labs after accidents. After potentially serious back-to-back laboratory accidents, federal health officials announced Friday that they had temporarily closed the flu and anthrax laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and halted shipments of all infectious agents from the agency’s highest-security labs. New York Times
3,300 acres have been leased to gas companies. But other landowners are worried about pollution or waiting for better offers.
Less food for hawks, owls, white-tailed kites, falcons and even golden eagles is theorized to be connected to years of too-dry weather. One apparent consequence: a ‘breeding crash’ beyond any in local experts’ memory.