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Bee deaths soar in this year’s pollination season, but why is proving to be a whodunit Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com

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Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

As a beekeeper, Rafael Reynaga is used to losing a few bees during almond pollination. But he was unprepared for the death of tens of thousands of his bees in what Fresno County agriculture officials are calling a perfect storm of events.

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After intense public anger, Republicans waver over slashing Obama-era action on methane gas

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Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

As Republican lawmakers consider how closely to align with the climate skepticism and fossil fuel fervor radiating from the White House, a nascent clean air initiative that energy firms want scrapped is fast testing their comfort zone.

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Local San Francisco pitches plan for future of California rivers

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Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

For decades, San Francisco has been blissfully removed from California’s water wars.

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The Dangers of Land Subsidence From California’s Groundwater Overdraft

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Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

Land subsidence from overpumping groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley has been called the largest human alteration of the Earth’s surface. 

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Top California legislator vows court fight if EPA revokes Clean Air waiver

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Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

California’s top two legislative leaders, Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, were both in the desert last week, visiting with area Democrats as well as business and education leaders.