Denton continues recovery from West Wind Fire
- Miami Herald
Police have released the report on last week’s shark bite
- Associated Press
The Great Salt Lake has hit a new historic low for the second time in less than a year as the ongoing megadrought worsened by climate change continues to shrink the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi. Utah Department of Natural Resources said Monday in a news release the Great Salt Lake dipped Sunday to 4,190.1 feet (1,277.1 meters). Lake levels are expected to keep dropping until fall or winter, the agency said.
- CBS News
Addison Bethea was scalloping along the gulf coast with her older brother, a firefighter, when a 9-foot-long shark latched onto her thigh.
A storage device made from sand may overcome the biggest issue in the transition to renewable energy.
- Tri-City Herald
Deadline approaching for public comment on study to breach dams.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A former spokesman at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California calls on state officials to make sacrifices now or risk drying out the state completely.
Climate change and worsening drought have driven water stores to dangerous lows. Now the federal government is telling states to drastically cut back.
- Charlotte Observer
“It’s gross & scummy, but doesn’t appear to be a threat to water quality.”
- Ocala Star Banner
Troy Travis Starling and Dustin Reddish were present in court with their lawyers on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to torturing black bears.
- Robb Report
The newcomer is the fifth-longest superyacht in the global fleet.
- Naples Daily News
No new tropical cyclones are expected over the next five days but as Tropical Storm Colin reminded us, conditions can change rapidly.
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Though gopher tortoises have persisted for millions of years, they now face a barrage of threats from loss of habitat and developers with permits that allow the reptiles to be buried alive. From 1991-2007, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued incidental take permits (ITPs) allowing land owners to pay a fee that would allow them to legally “take” tortoises. ...
- Detroit Free Press
Illegal dumping is unfortunately all too familiar to Detroiters. To help you take out the trash — properly — we’re giving you the lowdown.
Millions are battling flooding and overflowing sewers as monsoon rains lash India's financial capital.
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Dramatic footage from Helena, Montana, showed roaring floodwaters overwhelming streets in the city on July 3. A storm began to sweep through Helena on Sunday evening, bringing fierce wind gusts and significant flooding with it. Video acquired by Storyful and shot by passerby Andy Shirtliff showed water up to the wheel well of vehicles as they drove through downtown Helena. The water made its way into some buildings downtown, including The Lewis and Clark Library. Maintenance teams worked quickly
- The Daily News
Local coasts have started seeing more sharks, specifically great whites, hanging out or traveling by. Why is this?
- Christian Science Monitor
Warming waters put lobster harvests at risk, but Maine’s fishers are neatly positioned to farm kelp – aiding their livelihoods and the environment.
- Associated Press
A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a host of actions by the Trump administration to roll back protections for endangered or threatened species, a year after the Biden administration said it was moving to strengthen such species protections. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in Northern California eliminated the Trump-era rules even as two wildlife agencies under President Joe Biden are reviewing or rescinding the regulations. The decision restores a range of protections under the Endangered Species Act — including some that date to the 1970s — while the reviews are completed.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Severe storms expected in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin, including hail and wind up to 60 mph
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southeastern Wisconsin until 3 a.m.