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Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
The proposed repeal is the latest in a series of Trump moves to undo President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy.

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Feds to pay local governments $465 million for 2017 land use
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the sum in Nevada on Monday.
Grizzlies euthanized after livestock attack
Fish, Wildlife and Parks say the bears were the farthest east of the Rocky Mountain Front than any grizzly bear has been seen in more than a century.
Landowner battles South Dakota officials over bighorn sheep
Ranchers says the bighorn sheep take his cattle’s food and water, damage his fences and flatten his grass and alfalfa.
New pot rules protect kids; legal battle won’t stop sales

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lengthy legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada won’t affect the state’s plans to begin recreational pot sales at medical dispensaries on Saturday,...

Key federal ruling on California tunnels months away
The twin tunnels, both four stories high and 35 miles long, would be California’s most ambitious water project since the 1950s and 1960s.
World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president
The World Food Prize was created by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Norman Borlaug in 1986 to recognize scientists and others who have improved the quality and availability of food.
Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California
Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California
The National Weather Service warned of critical fire weather conditions Monday, June 26, with gusty winds, high temperatures and low humidity.
Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs
Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs
California water officials are relying hydrology tests performed in Utah on a replica of the Oroville Dam spillway to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway that was torn apart in February
Pest abatement expert aims to protect public from mosquitoes
Idaho’s mosquito abatement districts created to deal with pests deemed a public health concern.
Colorado Company converts shredded trees to carbon product
Biochar Now products have won the acclaim of producers of specialty crops such as berries, vegetables, grapes and citrus.