New Jersey's Pinelands: Illegal vehicles doing too much damage, groups say

Motorcycles and off-road vehicles are causing too much damage to New Jersey's Pinelands region and the state isn't doing enough to limit the problem, according to advocates. The state Department of Environmental Protection plans to require permits soon to operate vehicles in the Pinelands.

States sign agreement to reduce use of Colorado River water

Negotiators for California, Arizona and Nevada signed an agreement Wednesday to voluntarily reduce their use of Colorado River water by 500,000 acre-feet in 2022 and 2023 to help stave off another round of mandatory cutbacks.