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Florida's rivers are in trouble. That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers. Of the 22 rivers studied,...
L.A. NOWThe boat captain who helped pull Natalie Wood's body from the Pacific Ocean in 1981 didn't see any of the bruises outlined in a coroner's report, but said the chilly water could have been to blame....
— Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room. As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
Tags: Water, Insurance, Politics, Chris Christie, Foods and Beverages
When the General Assembly was looking at how to protect the Connecticut shoreline from rising sea levels and violent Atlantic storms just months after Hurricane Irene struck in October 2011, a bill surfaced calling for the state to begin planning for a...
Tags: Water, Global Change, Bodies of Water, Ecosystems, New York City
SEATTLE — Adding to the troubles plaguing Shell Alaska and its drilling program in the Arctic, the Environmental Protection Agency announced late Thursday that it had issued air pollution citations to both of the company’s Arctic drilling rigs...
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
Here's a piece of music news I missed in the pre-holiday scramble. Glen Phillips, the songwriter known for his work with the band Toad the Wet Sprocket, will play Norfolk April 4. His set will kick off this year's Sea Level music festival. Phillips will...
Tags: Water, Music, Bodies of Water, Entertainment, Music Industry
— One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A powerful earthquake sparked a tsunami warning for hundreds of miles of Alaskan and Canadian coastline, but the alert was canceled when no damaging waves were generated. The magnitude 7.5 quake and tsunami warning that...
Days of efforts trying to guide a mobile offshore drilling rig through stormy Alaska seas hit a crisis Monday night when crew members were forced to disconnect the rig from its last remaining tow line and the vessel went aground on a small island south of...
Declaring that Maryland's coastal areas are increasingly at risk from a rising sea level, Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered state agencies to weigh the growing risks of flooding in deciding where and how to construct state buildings. "Billions of...
Tags: Water, United Nations, Global Change, Politics, Weather
Postcards from FloridaSunshine, stellar cuisine and superior vintages will be part of the plan for the 4th Annual Key West Food and Wine Festival, set for Jan. 24-27 in the Conch Republic. Events will showcase local chefs’ culinary flair, indigenous Florida Keys...
Jan 16, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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