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Lawmakers Urged to Prohibit Regulation on Wood-Burning Heaters

JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX/Capitol Bureau) - The Department of Natural Resources would be prohibited from regulating wood burning heaters and appliances under a proposed measure.

The committee on Missouri commerce, consumer protection, energy and the Environment heard testimony in support of a bill that would prohibit any new regulation to be applied to wood burning heaters or appliances after Aug. 215 more words


Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish Species

MARBURY, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state’s waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them. 103 more words


Derelict Vessel Law Signed By Gov. Inslee

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Wednesday to give the state more power to remove derelict vessels from state waterways.

The legislation was requested by the state Department of Natural Resources to head off pollution and cleanup problems created by abandoned vessels. 17 more words


Minnesota Lawmakers Consider Renaming Asian Carp

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The troublesome fish currently known as Asian carp may get a new name in Minnesota over concern that the current one casts people from Asian cultures in a negative light. 370 more words


Franklin County Coal Ash Landfill Hearings Set

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A three-day state hearing on Ameren Missouri’s planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County starts Monday in Jefferson City.

The Missouri Public Service Commission’s consideration of the proposed landfill next to the Labadie power plant is one of Ameren’s final remaining regulatory hurdles. 127 more words


Trout Production To Resume At Western Md. Site

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources says it’s preparing to resume trout production at a western Maryland facility closed seven years ago after fish there were found to be infected with a trout-killing parasite. 101 more words


Georgia Hunter? Fisher? Camper? This FREE Resource is For You

Today the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) unveiled an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the state. Handy for individuals and families on the go, the  168 more words