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Farmers use tech to squeeze every drop from Colorado River

Aug. 13, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a brief, snaking flight above the field, the drone landed and the...

Vineyard Wind CEO says company remains committed to project

Aug. 12, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Vineyard Wind is committed to building the nation's first large-scale offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast despite a decision by federal regulators to delay issuing a key environmental impact statement, company CEO Lars Pedersen said Monday. But the company will have to...

Feds delay environmental statement for offshore wind project

Aug. 9, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are holding off on issuing a key environmental impact statement for Vineyard Wind, a proposed major wind farm planned off the Massachusetts coast — a move the company called a "surprise and disappointment." Connie Gillette, chief of public affairs for the...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Aug. 7, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Latest mass shooting hits home The Altoona Mirror Aug. 6 Residents of this part of Pennsylvania have been watching and grieving, along with other people across the nation, as mass shootings have grown both in frequency and in the...

Legislative proposals cause cracks in Oregon's wine industry

Jul. 30, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It was during a sales trip to China in 2017 that Ken Wright knew Willamette Valley wine had arrived on the world stage. "Not only did they know of the Willamette Valley, they knew how to say it correctly and they associated it immediately with Pinot noir," said Wright, founder of Ken...

Editorials from around New England

Jul. 26, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

Editorials from around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT Spenders draft an ugly legacy The Republican-American July 24 In these times of intense political discord in Washington, D.C., it's refreshing to read about Democratic and Republican leaders sitting down with President Trump and hammering out a $2.7 trillion,...

Taste of the Tour: Moonlight wine and 'Beautiful Girls'

Jul. 11, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

KAYSERSBERG, France (AP) — Training according to the solar and lunar cycles has never helped any Tour de France contender climb a mountain faster, or seize the yellow jersey. Moon science is more rewarding when it comes to the art of winemaking. In the Alsace region visited by the peloton this week,...