Environment

Japanese boat owners charged with helping smuggle shark fins

Dec 15, 2018

U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins

California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

Dec 15, 2018

California is moving to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 14,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road

Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

Dec 14, 2018

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death

Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Dec 14, 2018

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city

The Latest: Fishermen plead guilty in shark finning case

Dec 14, 2018

U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins

Eagles' Wentz has stress fracture in back; no surgery needed

Dec 14, 2018

Eagles' Wentz has stress fracture in back but does not need surgery; injury could take 3 months to heal

'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report finds

Dec 14, 2018

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled.

Japan begins reclamation at disputed US base despite protest

Dec 14, 2018

Japan's central government has started main reclamation work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite fierce local opposition

Billionaire builds beach access app after violating rules

Dec 14, 2018

A tech billionaire whose wedding violated California rules has helped create a smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 spots where people can get to the coastline

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

Dec 14, 2018

The California Coastal Commission has unveiled a smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 public access points along the California coast

Weather, 20 December
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