Wildlife officials predict deadly consequences for migratory birds, millions of which are killed inadvertently each year by industrial activities.
A five-month KQED investigation of what happened the first night of the fires found systemic problems with California’s emergency response procedures.
The administration is expediting leases of public land without analyzing all available data on Native American ruins.
The groups allege that pulling the plug on the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program violated federal law.
The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Environmentalists worry the development in Arizona will deplete the San Pedro, the Southwest’s last major free-flowing river.