AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID
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Idaho at 2:45 p.m.
IDAHO POLLUTION DISCHARGE
BOISE — Idaho will take over regulating pollution discharge into the state’s lakes and rivers from the federal government. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday signed an agreement shifting control of permitting and enforcement aspects under the federal Clean Water Act to the state starting July 1. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.
SAGE GROUSE-DNA STUDY
BOISE — Sage grouse have a vast network of mating grounds in the U.S. West akin to interconnected regional airport hubs that the imperiled species is using to maintain genetic diversity across its entire range, a DNA study has revealed. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 680 words. WITH AP Photos.
BIG SKY CONFERENCE-CONDUCT: Big Sky bans athletes with convictions for violent crimes
NAMPA KILLING-SENTENCE: Idaho man gets life in prison for first-degree murder
OFFICER SHOOTING-LAWSUIT: Idaho woman sues sheriff’s office over deadly shooting
TRAIN FATAL-PEDESTRIAN: Southwestern Idaho killed while walking on railroad tracks