By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As climate change bakes the planet, dozens of nations and many local governments are putting a price tag on greenhouse gas emissions that are increasing flooding, droughts and other costly catastrophes.
Pennsylvania on Saturday becomes the first major fossil fuel-producing state in the U.S.
By David Sharp, Associated Press
California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet.
Three separate lawsuits, filed Thursday by the states and environmental groups in New York and California, ask judges to order a more thorough environmental review before the Postal Service moves forward with the next-generation delivery vehicle program.
Pelicans are becoming a common sight on many state waterways, including the Winnebago System, Mississippi River, the Fox River and Green Bay. The birds have earned a starring role in the book of modern Wisconsin wildlife recovery stories. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, wildlife
Maritime archaeologists with the Wisconsin Historical Society recovered a dugout wood canoe from the bottom of Lake Mendota that is believed to be approximately 1,200 years old. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, Daily News, wood
The advisory council for NOAA’s proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary will meet virtually from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20. NOAA will discuss elements of NOAA’s sanctuary proposal and address questions from council members and the public. Read the full story by Watertown Daily Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
This summer, a slew of scientists are converging to try to figure out why toxic algae is appearing in Lake Superior and to learn whether science can help control what, so far, has only been an occasional nuisance. Read and hear the full story by WUWM – Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story Tags: Daily…