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Environment&Ecology: Driving & Las Vegas Air Pollution, Connecting Kentucky Conservation Islands, Endangered Bat Colony Bug Impact

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

Las Vegas Air Quality Suffers from Driving 

Las Vegas Sun

 

Jane Feldman, conservation chairwoman for the Southern Nevada group of the Sierra Club, awoke Monday to an air quality advisory.


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Kentucky Tries to Connect Conservation Islands 

Courier Journal

 

A mile up a tree-covered trail on Pine Mountain, the Bad Branch stream plummets 60 feet into a crystal clear pool before meandering down a rocky ravine.


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Milwaukee Could Center for Fresh Water 

The Atlantic Cities

 

Inside a former warehouse, just south of where the Menomonee River joins the Milwaukee River, construction workers are busy exposing beams and laying carpets.


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Pavers Allow Soil to Absorb Water 

Poughkeepsie Journal

 

For thousands of years, people have faced the challenge of managing runoff during storms using drainage systems that relied largely on moving water away from buildings and other infrastructure without much consideration of other priorities.


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Subdivision Could Endanger Large Bat Colony, Unleash Bugs 

Texas Tribune

 

As the sun sets every summer night at Bracken Cave in the Hill Country, a vortex of Mexican free-tailed bats rushes forth.


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