Posted 9:09 AM 3/21/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
Senators Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) announced today that they plan to offer a bipartisan amendment to the 2014 U.S. Senate budget to increase the funding availability for fighting wildfires and modernizing the air tanker fleet by $100 million.
Udall and Barrasso say (More)
Posted 8:09 AM 3/4/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Drought and disease last year caused significant reductions in whitetail deer populations in Nebraska which cut hunting permit sales and harvest numbers. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says deer permit sales in 2012 declined 13 percent to 122,214. Total (More)
Posted 8:03 AM 2/26/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
A Canadian barge listing near Tacoma, WA appeared to dump some of the scrap metal cars it was carrying into the water near Browns Point in the Puget Sound as crews tried to stabilize it, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology(DOE).
DOE specialist Ron Holcomb said the cars (More)