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Are Our Local Reservoirs Ready For The Rain?

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Are Our Local Reservoirs Ready For The Rain?


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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger


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Updated: Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

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Updated: Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion


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Global pollution is the world's biggest killer and a threat to survival of mankind, study finds

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Global pollution is the world's biggest killer and a threat to survival of mankind, study finds


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Windy and warm today; good chance of rain Saturday

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Windy and warm today; good chance of rain Saturday


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Nora the polar bear weaves together climate change, endangered species and merits of zoos

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Nora the polar bear weaves together climate change, endangered species and merits of zoos


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  • Aided By Rain, Bear Fire Containment Reaches 40 Percent
    Aided By Rain, Bear Fire Containment Reaches 40 Percent

    , sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com

    SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) – The Bear Fire in unincorporated Santa Cruz County has burned 320 acres and is 40 percent contained as of 9 a.m. Friday morning, according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire officials said that cool, moist weather conditions helped the firefight and the area also received a quarter-inch of rain last night. Fire crews were reinforcing and establishing containment lines around the fire
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  • 23,000 gallons of stormwater, sewage flow into Willamette River
    23,000 gallons of stormwater, sewage flow into Willamette River

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    About 23,000 gallons of stormwater and sewage flowed into the Willamette River on Thursday evening, according to Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services. Heavy rains caused the combined sewer overflow from a pump station at Southeast Alder Street and Water Avenue, the bureau said in a news release. The overflow started at 7:32 p.m. and stopped 14 minutes later. Such overflows are about 80 percent stormwater and 20 percent sewage, the bureau said
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  • Long Island Sound Flood Risks Rising With Higher Sea Levels
    Long Island Sound Flood Risks Rising With Higher Sea Levels

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    Sea levels in Long Island Sound are now expected to rise by 20 inches by 2050, according to a new study, and experts warn that it is likely to create increased storm flooding for many communities along Connecticut’s shoreline. Connecticut’s unique combination of location, weather and geography means it will experience “more sea level rise than other areas,” James O’Donnell, executive director of the Connecticut Institute for Resilience & Climate Adaptation, said Thursday
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