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California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires
The blazes killed 44 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and wiped out vineyards, marijuana farms and other agricultural operations.

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Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections
Under the Forest Service’s latest proposal, focal areas would be eliminated.
Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought
The chemicals, called perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl, were used in goods such as fire-suppressing foam, nonstick pans and fast-food wrappers.
Moderate continues along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front
Moderate flooding continues Wednesday along Montana's Rocky Mountain Front
Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding
The Red Cross planned to open a shelter for people affected by the flooding.
Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap
U.S. officials have said the cyanide trap was placed in error.
Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding
Heavy rain falling along the Rocky Mountain Front over the last several days has triggered some flooding, closing some roads and trapping a horseback party in the Scapegoat Wilderness
Evacuation orders lifted at northern Nevada wildfire
Sierra Front spokesperson says full containment is expected by Wednesday.
EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time
This spring, groundwater testing ordered by the EPA had found heightened levels of pollutants at plants in numerous states.
Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf
Officials say the wolf was a 2- or 3-year-old female with unique physical features.
Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble
Researchers hope to accumulate enough information to recommend ways to conserve bumblebees and their habitat.

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