Climate & Environment

Snow leads to massive pileup in Wisconsin, dozens injured

  • January 27, 2023 08:00 PM PST | APNEWS
 Snow leads to massive pileup in Wisconsin, dozens injured

287 Authorities in southern Wisconsin say dozens of people were injured in a massive traffic pileup amid snowy conditions

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California winter storms boost water allocations for cities

California winter storms boost water allocations for cities

  • January 26, 2023 05:48 PM PST | APNEWS

Public water agencies in California will be getting more water from the state because of recent heavy rain

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Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

  • January 26, 2023 05:45 PM PST | APNEWS

A proposed settlement between New Jersey and the current owner of a notoriously polluted industrial site is drawing fire from residents of Toms River, where memories of children getting cancer at elevated rates are still a fresh source of pain

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Southern California's Santa Ana winds topple trees, big rigs

Southern California's Santa Ana winds topple trees, big rigs

  • January 26, 2023 04:13 PM PST | APNEWS

Powerful Santa Ana winds across Southern California were clocked as high as 112 mph, toppling trees, prompting the closure of San Diego's iconic Balboa Park after a woman was briefly pinned by a eucalyptus, and blowing over big rigs on several highways

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AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

  • January 26, 2023 03:18 PM PST | APNEWS

Colorado lawmakers unanimously voted to push forward a bill that would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras and artificial intelligence technology to help identify fires before they burn out of control

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US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

  • January 26, 2023 02:00 PM PST | APNEWS

The U.S. government is offering more money to find a solution for storing or disposing of spent nuclear fuel from the nation's commercial nuclear power plants

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Town where kids cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Town where kids cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

  • January 26, 2023 12:30 PM PST | APNEWS

A proposed settlement between New Jersey and the current owner of a notoriously polluted industrial site is drawing fire from residents of Toms River, where memories of children getting cancer at elevated rates are still a fresh source of pain

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California storms boost water allocation for cities

California storms boost water allocation for cities

  • January 26, 2023 12:21 PM PST | APNEWS

Public water agencies in California will be getting more water from the state because of recent heavy rain

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US moves to protect Minnesota wilderness from planned mine

US moves to protect Minnesota wilderness from planned mine

  • January 26, 2023 11:02 AM PST | APNEWS

The Biden administration has moved to protect the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota from future mining

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Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

  • January 26, 2023 11:00 AM PST | APNEWS

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

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California sees further reductions in severity of drought

California sees further reductions in severity of drought

  • January 26, 2023 09:27 AM PST | APNEWS

California continues to see regional reductions in the severity of its longstanding drought after recent deluges from atmospheric rivers

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