TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Wednesday that clears the way to schedule Michigan's first gray wolf hunting season since the resurgent predator, reviled by some as a menace to farm animals and beloved by others as a symbol of untamed wildness, was driven to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states a half-century ago.
PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panama Canal Authority said Wednesday it has adopted several water-saving measures to help save energy as the Central American country faces a power shortage because of a lack of rain.
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., hope to add their amendment to reduce the spread of Asian carp to the Water Resources Development Act reauthorization bill, The Columbus Dispatch reports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from North Carolina to Connecticut will be outnumbered roughly 600-to-1. Maybe more.
Liberal watchdog group Checks and Balances Project said the State Department inspector general is investigating potential conflicts of interests in the department's environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, The Hill reports.