Southwest Journalist

Coastal flooding strands endangered turtles

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI — High tides and flooding associated with May storms that buffeted parts of Texas caused the stranding of about 100 young sea turtles along part of the Gulf coast, experts say. Jesse Gilbert, Chief Operating ...

Lawsuit says oil boom imperils national park

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields, environmentalists claimed Monday in the latest lawsuit ...

National briefs: California to invest in friendly future for electric vehicles

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

California utilities will invest $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and other infrastructure for electric vehicles.

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