Throughout the West, farmers' fields are covered in tall grass. That's not neglect - it's profitable.
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The US Forest Service is expected, possibly as soon as mid-July 2007, to release its environmental assessment for aerial applications of fire retardant.
A voluntary program designed to reduce nonpoint (diffuse) sources of coastal water pollution caused by boating has been slowly expanding since the late 1990s.
The media landscape is changing fast, sometimes in ways that can benefit environmental coverage and journalists.Topics on the Beat:
More fish in US federal marine waters have become overfished, according to NOAA's annual assessment for 2006, released June 22, 2007
It's summer, and the ozone layer isn't getting any thicker. So it's time to break out the sunscreen. Which brand will protect your health as well as ward off sunburn?Topics on the Beat:
As US politicians look for votes on climate change issues, they are testing the religious waters.Topics on the Beat:
On June 11, the US Supreme Court unanimously decided to allow polluters who engage in voluntary Superfund site cleanups to recoup costs from other responsible parties.
The Bureau of Reclamation announced on June 18, 2007, its preferred management option for the Colorado River basin during drought conditions.Topics on the Beat:
US wind-power capacity rose substantially again in 2006, boosting the cumulative total by 27%.Topics on the Beat: