Houston Flooding Causes Release Of 1M Gallons Of WastewaterFlooding in Houston that resulted from Wednesday's heavy rains has caused more than 1 million gallons of wastewater to be inadvertently released.
NASA Study In Hawaii Paving Way For Human Travel To MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
Trump's EPA Pick Says Climate Change Isn't HoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both Trump's previous comments and his own past statements.
GOP Targets Endangered Species Act For ChangesIn control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools.
The Bald And The Bold: Eagles' Resurgence Comes At A PriceThe resurgence of the bald eagle is one of America's greatest conservation success stories. They have come back so strong that in some areas, they are interfering with efforts to preserve more jeopardized species.
Crickets Make Leap In Demand As ProteinCricket fans say that if only 1 percent of the U.S. population substituted even just 1 percent of their meat consumption with insects, millions of gallons of water in drinking and irrigation would be saved.
Sources: U.S. To Allege Fiat Chrysler Cheated On EmissionsThe U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of violating the Clean Air Act on some of its diesel engines, according to two people briefed on the case.
Perry Departs Boards Tied To Dakota Access PipelineFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that he has stepped down from the boards of two energy companies that are developing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project.
Scientists: Moon Over The Hill At 4.51 Billion Years OldIt turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971.
Iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree Falls During Northern California StormThe severe weather hitting Northern California has claimed an iconic tree in Calaveras County. The Pioneer Cabin tree, known for having a hole that enabled visitors to drive or walk underneath it, has been toppled.
U.S. Approves Fix For Some Volkswagen DieselsVolkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards. A federal and local group worked together and have approved a fix for around 67,000 of the 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis.
Red Solo Cup Developer Robert Hulseman Dies At 84Robert Hulseman, the former president and chief executive of Solo Cup, has died. He was 84 years old. Hulseman is credited with developing the Red Solo Cup and the Traveler coffee cup lid.

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