A storm expected to hit Northern California this weekend will also bring some showers to Merced, offering a relief from last month’s dry spell. According to the National Weather Service, Merced will see some rain starting Friday, sometime before dark. The on-and-off showers are expected to continue through Sunday.
California’s air quality has improved substantially in the past few years, but the ongoing drought is having a troubling impact on the levels of particulate pollution, according to a new report released Thursday.
A majority of Americans and Texans support allowing cities to ban hydraulic fracturing, even if state law otherwise permits it, according to a national online poll released Wednesday by the University of Texas at Austin.
VIENNA - Air pollution in Europe causes illnesses and hundreds of thousands of deaths, costing the continent's governments a combined $1.6 trillion each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Permafrost - a vast, frozen subsurface layer of soil - covers nearly a quarter of the land in the Northern Hemisphere. It contains centuries worth of carbon in the form of plants that have died since the last ice age but remained frozen rather than decomposing.
Safe, friendly gardening with a pet in your household can be a difficult pastime if your yard isn't set up to handle the wear and tear from a four-footed animal who doesn't know the difference between your prized petunias and the potty.
Weakness in state regulations governing hazardous oil-and-gas waste have allowed the leftovers to be disposed of with little regard to the dangers they pose to human health and the environment, according to a recent study by the environmental organization Earthworks.
Construction has yet to begin on the first stretch of California’s high-speed rail line through the central San Joaquin Valley. But once significant work does start, officials say the heavy equipment to be used will be some of the cleanest machinery available .
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