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  • Report: Virginia ranks 5th worst for toxic chemicals released in waterways

    Report: Virginia ranks 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> worst for toxic chemicals released in waterways
    Virginia and Hampton Roads rank among the worst in the nation for toxic chemicals in waterways, according to a report released Thursday by Environment Virginia. The commonwealth is 5th worst for the amount of pollutants dumped into rivers and streams by...
  • Port dredging project lauded from all sides

    It was celebration time Tuesday at Port Everglades as members of Congress, county and city officials, business and labor leaders, Republicans, Democrats and independents all cheered a new U.S. law that advances the plan to deepen the seaport channel and...
  • Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project

    Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project
    Federal officials gave a major boost Wednesday to the city's plans to turn the Los Angeles River into an urban oasis for recreation and an inviting locale for new commercial and residential development. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has...
  • Garcetti thanks President Obama for 'listening' on L.A. River project

    With new backing from the federal government, city officials celebrated a step forward Thursday for a $1-billion plan to revitalize a strip of the Los Angeles River. After originally pushing for a cheaper $453-million plan, the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Water bill doesn't help struggling Apalachicola Bay

    Water bill doesn't help struggling Apalachicola Bay
    TALLAHASSEE — A major water-resources bill that President Obama signed last week does not appear to accomplish anything for the Apalachicola Bay, which is still struggling to recover after the collapse of its oyster fishery in 2012. Members of the...
  • Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake

    Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake
    The Lake County Forest Preserves received a call about a swath of the Fort Sheridan lake bluff that had collapsed into Lake Michigan after the heavy rains earlier this week. But when Jim Anderson, the forest preserves' natural resource manager,...
  • San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum

    San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum
    San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
  • Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals

    It was a day of shiny shovels and high hopes on that hot August morning in 2009. Politicians and dignitaries beamed at the cameras and congratulated themselves for finally breaking ground on a new medical facility dedicated to veterans, at the time...
  • How green can L.A. and its river be?

    The decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with a more expansive remake of a stretch of Los Angeles River creates a historic opportunity: It allows the city to reorient itself away from 20th century development patterns and toward a greener...
  • Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion

    Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion
    The flow of sand on the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan is out of balance, creating serious erosion in some places and too much sand in others, experts say. After decades of treating the problem at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in a more or less...
  • Coastal Commission wants Playa Vista to remove un-permitted drains

    Coastal Commission wants Playa Vista to remove un-permitted drains
    The California Coastal Commission has asked the developer of Playa Vista to remove drains in the Ballona Wetlands that the agency said were not approved and have siphoned water from the ecological preserve. Andrew Willis, an enforcement analyst, said in...
  • Orland Grassland restoration nearly complete

    Orland Grassland restoration nearly complete
    After 10 years of working to restore the Orland Grassland, Bill Fath is excited about the landscape he sees taking shape. "You can just see all these wonderful prairie species, and it's just a wonderful thing to see, it really is," said Fath, a...