About 50 mule deer in Utah were flown recently to a state-owned ranch to allow wildlife biologists to examine and tag them. Officials said the tests give them important insights into the health of the herd as a whole.
More than 300 municipalities have received designations from SolSmart, a national program that helps streamline permitting and zoning processes to make solar easier to obtain for residents and businesses.
Increasingly, research shows that human-caused noise can be harmful to many species. But very little regulation exists in the United States to limit the increasing encroachment of noise on the environment.