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The West’s wildfires are taking a toll on reservoirs.

New research predicts that an increase in the frequency and magnitude of wildfires will double the rates of sedimentation in one-third of the West’s large watersheds, reducing reservoir storage and affecting water supplies....

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Nike's new recycled leather shoes look like they were made from the real thing.

Flyleather is the company's latest attempt to reduce the footprint of its shoes, this time by weaving together leather scraps and synthetic material to create a less damaging, more durable shoe....

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Reports of livestock deaths, other ag losses trickle in after Harvey.

The Texas Animal Health Commission and USDA, however, are mum on an estimated death toll....

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Chicago town hall urges communities to take advantage of solar incentives.

Almost a year after Illinois enacted a sweeping energy bill, Chicago-area developers, advocates, and government agencies are hustling to prepare local communities to take full advantage of state incentives coming in the next few years....

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Duke Energy proposes first utility-scale battery storage projects in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Duke Energy Progress plans to spend $30 million by early 2019 on the first utility-scale battery storage projects in North Carolina....

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San Francisco, Oakland sue oil giants over climate change.

The lawsuits argue that Exxon, Chevron and the other companies knew the global warming risks their products were creating....

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