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Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
Tags: Education, Japan, Energy Saving, Earthquakes, Conservation
The Orange County Public Works Department said a mile-long sheen of petroleum in a flood control channel south of Warner Avenue was noticed on Sunday. Public Works Manager of Environmental Resources Chris Crompton said the sheen did not pass into outer...
The world around us is constantly changing, more so now than ever before in recorded history. Humans are dramatically affecting the natural world. Between global warming and the exploding growth of the human population, which results in the need to...
If T. Boone Pickens could choose between his current circumstances and being an 18-year-old preparing to enter the job market, he would choose the latter — and he might send his first résumés to energy companies. The oil and gas entrepreneur, who...
Preparing for emergencies is so important that Vic and I are devoting another column to the topic. After sitting in on the city's disaster preparedness seminar two weeks ago, I am more ready for emergencies. Vic and I have put many of the things that I...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...
The Huntington Beach Planning Commission voted Tuesday to uphold the city's decision to allow a property owner to remove three oil tanks, but the head of a local nonprofit said his group plans to appeal. Commissioner Mark Bixby appealed the January...
Some people in town are upset because our trash collection fees may go up. Like other homeowners, Vic and I got the notice that the city of Huntington Beach is proposing to raise the residential trash collection fees. Vic thought the proposed fee...
Tags: Prices, Natural Resources, Consumers, Vehicles, Elections
When I was a small boy, I usually spent any idle time outdoors. When school was out for the summer, the outdoor time doubled or even tripled. Once out the back door, I had to entertain myself, often for hours at a time. Sometimes that included kicking...
Change of SubjectThink Progress reports: A massive toxic waste spill from an oil and gas operation in northern Alberta is being called one of the largest recent environmental disasters in North America. First reported on June 1, the Texas-based Apache Corp. didn’t.....
A dangerous plant that has the potential to cause blindness has not been found in Indiana in 3 to 4 years. That is according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Other media organizations have reported the plant was found in two local...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications to fund projects that will protect Missouri’s waters from pollution caused by stormwater runoff. Pollution caused by stormwater runoff, referred...
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