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After more than a decade in the making, the Burbank City Council on Tuesday approved its updated general plan, which could lead to construction of roughly 6,000 additional residential units and generate 140,000 more daily car trips on local streets in the...
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Frankenstorm Sandy is one more dramatic demonstration that climate change and its extreme weather patterns are now part of our future. Although we’re unlikely to reverse climate change, we can still mitigate its effects by reducing our driving, our...
Just in time for next Sunday's Earth Day observance, a study published in last week's Environmental Research Letters warns that animal manure and fertilizers used in growing animal feed emit large amounts of nitrous oxide, a powerful greenhouse gas. An...
MADISON, Wis. - On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and Extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture aimed at the impacts of climate variability and change on...
PIEDMONT, S.D. - Will cattlemen someday measure their animals' breaths and belches to determine feed efficiency, or whether they're getting sick? Pat and Scott Zimmerman think so. They are principals of C-Lock Inc. in Piedmont, S.D., which has...
Our wonderful Chief of Police Ken Small has announced his retirement ("Police chief to retire, May 16"). It is a sad day for Huntington, as Ken truly cared about the safety of our residents and would often go beyond the call of duty, always answering...
For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
I can no longer remain in one of the fastest growing groups in America, Apathy Anonymous. I've lived nearly 70 years and have marched, signed petitions, written letters to everyone from the president, to local, state and federal officials, concerning...
WASHINGTON – Global warming and clean energy should be priorities for Congress and the president, a majority of Americans said in a recent survey. In the survey, released Tuesday by Yale and George Mason universities, 70% of American adults say...
Florida legislators passed a bill this year to repeal the state law that requires most gasoline sold in the state to include 10 percent ethanol. The bill, awaiting action from Gov. Rick Scott, would be largely symbolic, because federal law still...
DNA and breast cancer: A Q&A in the May 15 Section A about how genes influence breast cancer risk implied that the average woman's risk of developing breast cancer was 50%. As stated elsewhere in the article, most women face a 12% to 13% lifetime risk...
Guest blogger(An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.) ---------------- (Another in an occasional...
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