President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U. S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.
The tweaks to Obama's unprecedented emissions limits on power plants, to be unveiled at the White House on Monday, aim to address a bevy of concerns raised by both environmentalist and the energy industry.
The Associated Press-GfK poll on water and drought was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications July 9-13. It is based on online interviews of 1,004 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
The original sample was drawn from respondents recruited by phone or mail survey methods. GfK provides Internet access to participants who don't already have it.
A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans think of water as a limited resource that can be depleted if people use too much. When asked to rate priorities when water is scarce during a drought, more said agriculture should be a top or high priority over residential needs, wildlife and industry.
Here is a look at some of the poll's key findings:
WATER IS A LIMITED RESOURCE
The poll shows two-thirds of Americans think of water as a limited resource that could be depleted if people use too much, while just one third think of it as a renewable resource that will always be there for people to use.
A man has turned himself in after being accused of killing his pregnant sister during an argument over a utility bill.
Fort Lauderdale Police Capt. Frank Sousa announced on Sunday that 25-year-old Willie Ward was taken into custody without incident.
Police say Ward was arguing with his sister, 29-year-old Jaquinda Wright, in Fort Lauderdale on Friday night when he punched her twice in the head, causing her to collapse.
President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria.
Their goals, while overlapping in some ways, are far different in others, mainly on the question of how to handle Kurdish militants battling Islamic State fighters in Syria.