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Climate scientists have a beef with beef
  • Climate scientists have a beef with beef

    By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times If you want to slow climate change, white meat may be the right meat, according to two studies that tally the environmental effect of the beef industry. Raising cattle in the U.S. requires 28 times as much land and 11 times as much irrigation water, and pumps at least […]

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  • Calif. marks warmest winter, spring on record

    By Sharon Bernstein, Reuters SACRAMENTO — California had its warmest winter and spring on record this year, leading to stresses on water resources and agriculture, as well as increased risk of wildfire in the most populous U.S. state, the National Weather Service said Monday. In an overview of the nation’s weather released on the agency’s […]

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  • Toxic Alpine County sulfur mine settlement near

    By Kathryn Reed Ponds oozing toxic chemicals sitting in what looks like a wasteland. That is what the long defunct Leviathan Mine in Alpine County is today. For decades the old sulfur mine has been in litigation. A settlement between Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board and ARCO should be signed any day. It is […]

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  • Climate scientists have a beef with beef

    By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times If you want to slow climate change, white meat may be the right meat, according to two studies that tally the environmental effect of the beef industry. Raising cattle in the U.S. requires 28 times as much land and 11 times as much irrigation water, and pumps at least […]

  • 2 bears caught and released by NDOW

    Two black bears trapped on July 22 have been released back in to the wild by Nevada Department of Wildlife. One was caught in Incline Village and the other Gardnerville. Both bears were tagged, tattooed and microchipped in order to identify them in the future should they come back in to contact with humans. A […]

  • Letter: EDC advised to get spending plan in order

    Publisher’s note: The following letter was given to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on July 22, 2014. Ladies and Gentlemen: The construction of a new sheriff’s headquarters is long overdue and much needed. We must get our sheriff and his staff out of the clearly unacceptable facility in which they now protect and […]

  • Placer County to host class for businesses selling booze

    Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering free educational training to businesses that have licenses to sell alcohol. As part of a grant from the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, deputies will offer Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs training on Oct. 2 from 2-5:30pm at the Tahoe City Public Utility District Office, 221 Fairway […]

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