One of North America’s oldest lakes and an emblem of California’s wild beauty faces a...
In a state covered with 22 million acres of forests — about half of Washington — wildfires are a fact of life that predate the arrival of humans in the area. But recent years have made clear that conditions have changed and that strong management is necessary.
An aggressive push toward renewable energy has run headlong into anxiety over keeping the lights on in California, where the largest utility is considering whether to try to extend the lifespan of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant.
The “forever chemicals” are used by the oil and gas industry, but a lack of transparency and accountability makes it impossible to know how widespread contamination could be.
Danger resides in the majority’s having invoked a sweeping “Major Questions Doctrine” to justify its decision in this relatively narrow case.