‘Diesel Brothers’ TV Show Appeals Air Pollution Fine

OGDEN, Utah — The stars of the “Diesel Brothers” reality TV show are appealing a federal court ruling requiring them to pay $848,000 to the U.S. government and a Utah county over pollution law violations. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby of Salt Lake City ...
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California Commission Lists Yellow-Legged Frog as Endangered

SACRAMENTO — There’s new hope for an endangered California frog that has vanished from half of its habitat. The state Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday approved protections for five of six populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog. The state Fis...
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EPA: California Homelessness Causing Poor Water Quality

California is failing to protect its waters from pollution, partly because of a worsening problem with homelessness in large cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. "California needs to fulfill i...
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AP-NORC Poll: Americans Somewhat Confident in Climate Fight

WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. "I worry for my children and my grandchildren and for the future and what they have in stor...