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New report: Florida coal plants 2nd in country

Contact: Megan Severson, cell: 608-385-9946, megan@environmentamerica.org<p>TALLAHASSEE, <i>Fla.</i> <b>–</b> As international leaders prepare for the United Nations …

Drought triggers Southern California tumbleweed infestation

Three years of drought have triggered an infestation of tumbleweeds across Southern California, raising the risk of wildfires, especially in the foothill areas.<p>"The Los Angeles basin is facing a tumbleweed problem that hasn't happened in quite some time," said David Bracken, a deputy commissioner …

Ebola at six months

It began with a 2-year-old Guinean boy falling mysteriously ill in a remote village in December, and has erupted into the largest, most deadly<p>Ebolaepidemic in history.<p>This week, six months after the<p>World Health Organizationpublished its first notice of an outbreak, theUnited Nationshealth agency …

Florida's Manatees: Big, Beloved And Bitterly Contested

They're large, even ungainly. But there may be no animal more beloved in Florida than the manatee.<p>Sorry, dolphins. It's the manatee that is the state's official marine mammal. But as manatees meander through Florida's shallow bays, rivers and canals, they often encounter people. And that's where …

In the Energy Shadows, the US Continues Push Toward Nuclear Fusion

The US Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee recommends going all-in on Europe's ITER reactor project.<p>Fusion is an old energy dream. Free power, or something like it. It's smashing atoms without the waste or risk, with efficiencies untouchable by any other power generation scheme known to …

Nuclear Energy