Environment

Anaheim Hills fire explodes to 4,000 acres, burns homes, prompts mandatory evacuations

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif. (KABC) — A wind-driven brush fire raced through the Anaheim Hills area, charring between 4,000 to 5,000 acres and igniting several homes ablaze on Monday. The fast-moving vegetation fire prompted evacuations for homes in Anaheim Hills, Orange, Orange Park Acres and North Tustin and triggered freeway closures in the area. The blaze was 0 percent contained and ...

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E.P.A. Photos Show What the U.S. Looked Like Before Pollution Regulation

An oil slick surrounding the Statue of Liberty.Chester Higgins/DocumericaThe Trump administration plans to kill the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s main initiative to fight climate change by lowering emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Scott Pruitt, said Monday. The Clean Power Plan aimed to help the US reach the goals set in the Paris climate agreement by curbing emissions ...

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