There is no human behavior more dangerous than the poisoning of groundwater we depend on—which is why trade secret law must be amended to protect these precious resources from contamination by undisclosed chemicals used in oil and gas extraction.
Chico saw its population swell by 19,000 due to the Camp Fire last November, mainly refugees from Paradise, Concow and Magalia. Now, the Butte County city is struggling with the effects of that new population.
As Alberta's new government pledges a 'rapid acceleration of new wells,' the province's energy regulator is moving ahead with plans that mean the vast majority of new wells will be approved by a computer in a matter of minutes
This year's Atlantic hurricane season should be "near normal," government forecasters announced on Thursday, with the likelihood of nine to 15 named storms, and two to four major Category 3 hurricanes with winds of 111 miles per hour or greater.