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Keystone oil spill cleanup expected to take weeks - officials

Keystone oil spill cleanup expected to take weeks – officials

Dec 13 (Reuters) – Cleaning up the largest oil spill in the United States in nearly a decade will take at least weeks longer, local Kansas officials said on Tuesday, citing a recent meeting with the pipeline owner Keystone, TC Energy Corp (TRP.TO). There is still no official timetable for the restart of the key …

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Elk calves in southwestern Colorado are in trouble.  Here's how wildlife officials are aiming to reverse the decline of herds

Elk calves in southwestern Colorado are in trouble. Here’s how wildlife officials are aiming to reverse the decline of herds

Colorado wildlife managers are mobilizing to reverse the decline of elk in the southwestern quarter of the state by controlling hunting and protecting wildlife habitat, aiming to increase calf survival amid intensification droughts and development. Colorado Parks and Wildlife teams are also launching an unprecedented statewide elk monitoring program. They will round up “several hundred” …

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Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida wildlife officials are weighing new rules for anglers at Skyway Fishing Pier State Park after thousands of birds became entangled in fishing gear over the past two years. Since January 2021, at least 3,300 seabirds have had to be rescued from the pier after being snagged or wrapped in fishing gear …

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