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Questions remain on chemical spill incident that killed man near Los Banos

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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 9:32pm

Questions remain about the circumstances surrounding a hazardous materials spill reported Thursday outside of Los Banos — an incident that left one man dead and injured at least one other person.

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Jay Inslee’s 2020 plan: Become president, save the planet

Published: 
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 6:32pm

The heap of ashes behind Jay Inslee used to be an acute-care center in Paradise, Calif.

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Farm-ageddon: Tariff-Slammed Farmers Now Battling Climate Change Flood Hell

Published: 
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 6:28pm

Panicked farmers throughout the Midwest are facing the increasing probability that vast tracts of fields will remain unplanted or crops will fail this year as much of their land remains under water or too sodden for farm equipment and plants.

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Dr. Seuss ‘Lorax’ tree falls in San Diego park; it had appeared healthy, from leaf to bark

Published: 
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 6:15pm

“I speak for the trees,” Dr. Seuss’ Lorax cried, to the tree-chopping Once-ler’s immense surprise.

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Saving the Planet With Electric Cars Means Strangling This Desert

Published: 
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 5:56pm

The oases that once interrupted the dusty slopes of the Atacama desert in northern Chile allowed humans and animals to survive for thousands of years in the world’s driest climate. That was before the mining started.