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First Big El Niño Storms Hit California, Bring Hope of Easing Historic Drought

San Jose Mercury News After a year of hype and hope, El Niño's punch is finally arriving in California, bringing a series of storms to soak the Bay Area and most of the rest of the drought-stricken state through this week and probably into next. More here.

The Largest Release of Methane Blowing Into The Californian Sky: (Video)

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China to Halt New Coal Mine Approvals For Next 3 Years, Local Media Reports

Think Progress China will not approve any new coal mines for the next three years, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency. More here.