'Extremely Critical' Wildfire Alert In Texas, 2 Other StatesFirefighters in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are expected to create dangerous wildfire conditions.
Plenty Of Rain, Record High Temps = Early Wildflower SeasonWith all the rain that's fallen in Texas and the record high winter temperatures, we could be in for a super-sized wildflower season this year.
NASA Aims To Measure Vital Snow Data From SatellitesInstrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows.
Senate Confirms Pruitt As EPA AdministratorOklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday won Senate confirmation to head the EPA, a federal agency that he repeatedly sued to rein in its reach during the Obama administration.
Eroding Dam System Threatens Northern California TownsA Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has always been central to the life of the towns around it. Now the lake that has brought them holiday fireworks and festivals could bring disaster.
Diesel Cruze Tops All Gas Or Diesel Cars At 52 MPG HighwayGeneral Motors says its new Chevrolet Cruze diesel compact sedan will get up to 52 miles per gallon on the highway, the best mileage of any car that isn't a hybrid or electric vehicle.
Nearly 200,000 Remain Under Evacuation Near California DamNearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam.
Texas Court Throws Out $3 Million Case Against Drilling CompanyA Texas appeals court has reversed a $3 million verdict fracking opponents had hailed as a landmark case against natural gas production.
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.

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