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SoCal Gas lifts advisory after cold spell

The utility lifted its advisory on Thursday for both residential and business customers after asking them to reduce their use of gas appliances, including heaters.

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EPA research faces 'case by case' Trump team review

A Trump official says he expects peer-reviewed research will be subject to vetting during the transition period. If such a rule became permanent, it would be a radical departure from existing policy.

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Giant prehistoric otter species discovered in China

Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province. The discovery sheds light on how otters evolved.

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