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A judge on Monday voided permits needed for a massive methanol plant on the Columbia River in southwestern Washington, agreeing with conservation groups that the project needs a more thorough environmental review.
Down to its final weeks, the Trump administration is working to push through dozens of environmental rollbacks that could weaken century-old protections for migratory birds, expand Arctic drilling and hamstring future regulation of public health threats.
The water treatment facility on the west side of town was completed in 1958 and has been upgraded throughout its history to treat sewage at ever-increasing environmental standards.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A first of its kind assessment of coral reefs in U.S. waters is again sounding the alarm over the continued decline of these sensitive underwater ecosystems, which scientists deem essential to the health of the world’s oceans amid the environmental effects posed by human activity and climate change.
LA JOLLA, Calif. – A $53 million federal grant will enable Scripps Institution of Oceanography and other organizations to build a fleet of robotic sensors to monitor conditions in oceans around the world.
For cinema lovers and movie buffs, the horror-thon of October will be followed by another month-long celebration of genre, Noirvember. November, kicked off with the end of daylight saving time, sets the perfect moody atmosphere for indulging in the world of film noir with its short days, chilled air, cloudy skies and dropping of the remaining turned leaves.
A pipeline was installed at the Water Treatment Plant in the Washington state city of Anacortes, which is investing $13 million into upgrades at the facility to provide better backup and storage capacity, officials said.
The moon’s shadowed, frigid nooks and crannies may hold frozen water in more places and in larger quantities than previously suspected. And for the first time, the presence of water on the moon’s sunlit surface has been confirmed, scientists reported Monday.
Inspiration is often thought of as a serendipitous, fleeting and perhaps even spiritual experience requiring a muse or a “lightbulb” moment. While it’s impossible to pin down such a nebulous concept into something definite, researchers have been able to point out three concrete features that commonly coincide with inspiration, making it something that can be better understood from a psychological perspective and possibly fostered through specific behaviors and ways of thinking.
Bulb-planting in the fall is always an act of hope. This year, it becomes a form of therapy. When the crocuses, daffodils and tulips next flower, we will be assured of at least one thing: It won’t be 2020.
Your personal cooking method can be an infinite combination of preference, technique and experience, but there are a few key skills that every home cook should know. Utilize a dry brine. Many opt for a marinade instead of a dry brine when it comes to preparing and seasoning.
If you have children who love to celebrate Halloween but aren’t such big fans of being scared, here are some books they can read with silly and kid-friendly stories about Halloween festivities, flying brooms, magic scarecrows, spooky buses and scaredy cats.
Horror and thriller films have had a strong resurgence in the last few years, especially within the independent film scene. Check out some of the newest additions to these genres on Kanopy, free to stream with a local library card.
It’s been a rough week. You got yelled at by your boss, your cat ran away and your car required an expensive repair. After venting to a friend about how this week really put you through the wringer and that you’re not in a great mood because of it, they tell you to “Look on the bright side,” or that “Happiness is a choice.” Does their obstinate positivity make you feel encouraged or enraged?
It’s fun to invest in a good knife for your home cooking arsenal as it is the primary workhorse of the kitchen. However, a good knife is nothing without its partner in crime – the cutting board. Everyone has their preference of cutting boards, but there are pros and cons to different types as well as tiers of quality.
The last few years have seen a shift in the food culture in the U.S. Fermented foods are in. What seems to be a new food trend is actually a shift back to traditional food preservation techniques.
To city engineers, it’s the ideal spot for a water tower – flat and open, publicly owned land at just the right elevation.
Halloween has a long history and is celebrated in many parts of the world. Its eerie nature and relationship to the end of the fall harvest makes it seem like a celebration as old as time, but where does it really come from?
People often describe aging with the term “slowing down” not only to describe their day-to-day activities as kids grow up and careers turn into retirement, but also when it comes to their cognitive function.
Cooking a steak dinner at home can seem intimidating, but learn the basics and you’ll fear no more. A steak entrée at a restaurant will almost always leave you out $20, so learning to cook steak has a huge financial perk. Not only that, you also get more control over the cut of steaks and its source.