Sought to put an endangered snail near a lithium mine in Nevada

RENO, Nevada (AP) – Conservationists are seeking to protect the Endangered Species Act of a small, half-pea-sized snail known only to be found in high desert springs near a massive, planned lithium mine in Nevada along the Oregon State Line. The Western Watershed Project submitted a petition for the listing last week to the US … Read more

Record heat wave puts California in the dilemma of fossil fuels

Sacramento, California (AP) – A record heat wave has put California in a fossil fuel dilemma: The state has had to rely more on natural gas to produce electricity and avoid blackouts as Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration moves toward ending oil and gas use. The heatwave that began more than a week ago was hotter … Read more