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State’s Not Ready for Influx of Oil Trains, Says Report

June 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

State’s Not Ready for Influx of Oil Trains, Says Report

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Fiery derailments elsewhere indicate need for greater accident prevention and emergency preparation.

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Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

June 12, 2014 | 7:30 am

Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If 2015 Is Dry

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A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.

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Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water? Or Store More Water?

June 11, 2014 | 10:46 am

Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water? Or Store More Water?

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An old debate has taken on new urgency as California watches its water supplies dwindle. Read more …

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Survivors of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Disaster Fear Being Forgotten

June 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

Survivors of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Disaster Fear Being Forgotten

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Three years after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant meltdown, over 100,000 residents remain displaced.

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Channeling Buffalo Soldiers: National Parks Seek to Draw More Black Visitors

June 6, 2014 | 4:28 pm

Channeling Buffalo Soldiers: National Parks Seek to Draw More Black Visitors

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This weekend, history buffs relive trek made to the Sierra more than a century ago by black Army troops.

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Brown Pelican Population Plunges in California

June 4, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Brown Pelican Population Plunges in California

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Possible reasons for their decline range from food supply shifts to changes in water temperature. Read more …

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New Rules for Power Plants: What They Mean for California

June 2, 2014 | 10:12 am

New Rules for Power Plants: What They Mean for California

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New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California’s carbon market. Read more …

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Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

June 2, 2014 | 10:07 am

Drought Drives Drilling Frenzy for Groundwater in California

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The race to drill new wells could put California’s biggest water source–groundwater–in jeopardy. Read more …

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Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

May 28, 2014 | 10:20 am

Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

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Fire burning near Lake McClure has covered a little more than a square mile since Monday afternoon.

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Despite Drought, Some Ignore Laws to Track California’s Biggest Water Users

May 28, 2014 | 10:13 am

Despite Drought, Some Ignore Laws to Track California’s Biggest Water Users

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Some farm water districts flout requirements to measure and report water deliveries. Read more …

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