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The U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy are researching how restored bogs help slow climate change.
The new electric buses will replace six aging buses which travel an estimated 173,300 miles annually, consuming over 30,000 gallons of fuel.
Japanese apple rust requires both junipers and apples or crabapples to complete its life cycle, with spores carried by wind or rain to infect other plants.
On a few of the trails there are signs encouraging folks to pick up after their dogs, as the “poop fairy” doesn’t really exist.
From the column: "Although Antofagasta executives ... stand to profit handsomely from this arrangement, the U.S. could be left to buy back our own precious metals from China."
Over 4,000 people gathered at Bayfront Festival Park to celebrate efforts — many unseen — that advocate for clean-water access.

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From the column: "Oil and water do not mix. And, it turns out, we are wasting almost as much water as we use."
When complete the sites will produce about 300 megawatts of wind power and up to 60 megawatts of solar generation. The project will install 55 turbines at the Big Bend wind project and solar panels on more than 480 acres on nearby land for the Red Rock solar project.
From the column: "As the Inflation Reduction Act signed by the president tells us, the domestic sourcing of critical minerals must be at the center of the clean-energy transition. And with some of the most stringent regulatory and environmental standards in the world, mining can be done safer in our backyard than in other places with subpar standards."

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