Lawmakers advance a bill to add insurance surcharges to those living in disaster-prone areas. Critics say it's overbroad.
Many botanical sprays tested were nearly worthless, but two new alternatives seem promising.
But there's growing recognition that more trucks won't solve the root problem of wildlands development.
With fuel costs also rising, customers are likely to see the price of tomatoes, melons, and lettuce go up.
High gas prices may soften the opposition of some states to offshore drilling.
According to federal officials, districts like Oakland, Calif., harm private bus firms by using city transit buses.
A report by the Brookings Institution looks at the 100 largest metro areas in the US, using data on residential energy consumption and highway transportation.
Thursday's ruling makes it the second state to legalize same-sex marriage.