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Staff WriterWhile water scarcity affects one in three people in the world, Imperial County is a desert with a reliable water source. But that reliability, which comes from the Colorado River, the lifeblood for some 40 million people across seven states, could be...
ReutersOKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The divorce of oil baron Harold Hamm has had its dramatic moments. Among them: allegations that Harold was unfaithful - and a heated debate over whether the court should order his wife, Sue Ann, to turn over secret video and...
ReutersBy Laura Zuckerman June 14 (Reuters) - A Native American tribe in Oklahoma registered its opposition to a U.S. government plan that would allow a wind farm to kill as many as three bald eagles a year despite special federal protections afforded the...
ReutersWASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. officials who administer a federal coal program have undervalued the fuel, costing taxpayers $62 million in some recent mining leases alone, said a government report released on Tuesday. About 40 percent of the coal...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.WASHINGTON -- The Interior Department is losing tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually because it leases public land for coal mining at rock-bottom prices, according to a report by the agency’s inspector general The report focuses on coal...
June 5 In History: Construction of the world's largest desalinization plant being proposed by the United States government>> 50 Years Ago — Morlin Childers, El Centro explorer and archaeologist, reports a fresh water lake in the heart of the sand dunes in Baja California. This lake is 22 miles southeast of San Luis, Sonora, Mexico or about 50 miles south of Yuma, but...
Federal officials will reopen a 68,000-acre conservation area in Northern California on Friday that was closed for two weeks because of a manhunt for the suspected killer of his wife and two young daughters. Shane Franklin Miller, 45, allegedly shot his...
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The state plan to overhaul the hub of California's water system will cost nearly $25 billion to build and operate, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday. The proposal, backed by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and the Obama...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — For decades this rural basin has battled over the Klamath River's most precious resource: water that sustains fish, irrigates farms and powers the hydroelectric dams that block one of the largest salmon runs on the West Coast....
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Interior Department violated federal law by failing to conduct an environmental review before ordering a Northern California oyster farmer to shutter his operation, attorneys for the farmer told a federal appeals court panel...
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department proposed new rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on federal land Thursday, drawing criticism from environmentalists that it had weakened an earlier draft to placate industry. Industry...
WASHINGTON — The drought that caused record wildfires in California and other Western states last year is expected to persist through the summer, but fewer firefighters will battle this year's blazes in other regions because of federal budget cuts,...
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