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CNN
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate change rules"This is an exceedingly uncommon situation for the court to step in, and it jeo
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate change rules
CNN / Posted 29 minutes ago
"This is an exceedingly uncommon situation for the court to step in, and it jeopardizes the plan all together from going into affect while President Obama remains in office," said Bruce Huber, professor of law at Notre Dame Law school. "The Supreme... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sorry Obama, green power’s on holdWashington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweepi
Sorry Obama, green power’s on hold
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
Washington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to cut emissions from power plants, putting on hold his most ambitious effort to combat climate change. The 5-4 order Tuesday halts the Environmental Protection... Read more
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The Columbian
California farm sales hit records in droughtFRESNO, Calif. — A new state report shows California farmers’ reaping record sa
California farm sales hit records in drought
The Columbian / Posted 3 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. — A new state report shows California farmers’ reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers were forced to conserve water, household wells ran dry and fish died. California’s 76,400 farms recorded... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Clean Power Plan Will Prevail on Legal MeritsThe Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization of
Clean Power Plan Will Prevail on Legal Merits
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 hours ago
The Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online... Read more
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The Oklahoman
U.S. Supreme Court grants stay on implementing Clean Power PlanThe U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan
U.S. Supreme Court grants stay on implementing Clean Power Plan
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 hours ago
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan, granting a stay sought by Oklahoma and more than two dozen other states, utilities and coal companies. The court ruled 5-4 to reverse an earlier decision by the U.S.... Read more
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Salon.com
What the media hides about China’s economic slowdown: Greed has corporate elites turning blind eye to nation’s environmental destructionWhat’s missing from the way that our financial press reports about China’s eco
What the media hides about China’s economic slowdown: Greed has corporate elites turning blind eye to nation’s environmental destruction
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
What’s missing from the way that our financial press reports about China’s economic slowdown is that it fails to take into account the role of the mainland’s people and the environment in how this crisis came to be. For too long this story has been... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtCalifornia's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 hours ago
California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency and launched what in 2015 became mandatory conservation for cities and towns. The sales figures are the most recent... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record DroughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the ep
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 hours ago
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5... Read more
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Northwest Herald
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtWildlife has also suffered, including endangered fish. Federal and state water
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Wildlife has also suffered, including endangered fish. Federal and state water managers, trying to balance competing demands from farms, cities and the environment, were unable to keep enough water in rivers for California’s endangered winter-run... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 13 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 16 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry,... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate change rulesWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow b
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate change rules
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration’s rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry,... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KSPR Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rulesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to t
Supreme Court blocks Obama climate rules
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, the... Read more
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CBS News
​California farmers reap record sales despite droughtFRESNO, Calif. -- A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sa
​California farmers reap record sales despite drought
CBS News / Posted 17 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. -- A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record DroughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the ep
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record DroughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the ep
Calif. Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought
NBC Bay Area / Posted 18 hours ago
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtA new state report shows California farmers are reaping record sales despite th
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KSBW Salinas / Posted 18 hours ago
A new state report shows California farmers are reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the ep
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 18 hours ago
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5... Read more
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Boston Herald
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sal
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
Boston Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 19 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
California farmers reap record sales in record droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping recor
California farmers reap record sales in record drought
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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Business Insurance
Flint water lawsuits flood inWherever plenty of outrage and blame are going around, plenty of litigation is
Flint water lawsuits flood in
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
Wherever plenty of outrage and blame are going around, plenty of litigation is likely to follow — and so far the Flint, Michigan, water crisis is no exception. At least nine lawsuits have landed over the past three months in Genesee County,... Read more
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Island Packet
Many cities at risk of lead in drinking waterIn Sebring, Ohio, routine laboratory tests in August found unsafe levels of lea
Many cities at risk of lead in drinking water
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
In Sebring, Ohio, routine laboratory tests in August found unsafe levels of lead in the town’s drinking water after workers stopped adding a chemical to keep lead water pipes from corroding. Five months passed before the city told pregnant women and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Regulatory gaps leave unsafe lead levels in water nationwideIn Sebring, Ohio, routine laboratory tests in August found unsafe levels of lea
Regulatory gaps leave unsafe lead levels in water nationwide
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
In Sebring, Ohio, routine laboratory tests in August found unsafe levels of lead in the town’s drinking water after workers stopped adding a chemical to keep lead water pipes from corroding. Five months passed before the city told pregnant women and... Read more
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