This Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an aerial view of the lava flow over Cemetery Road and Apa?a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)

“She is so gentle, but so unrelenting. She is just slow and steady,” said Jamila Dandini, a retiree who stopped at a coffee shop down the road from where scientists have forecast the lava will likely cross.

In this Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 photo,  a canoe makes it way down the Wekiwa River at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka, Fla.  Voters this Election Day will decide whether billions of dollars should be set aside for parks and preservation and the largest money at stake is in Florida. AP Photo/John Raoux)

“These are highly developed and dense states, and they are watching the good natural places disappear,” said Will Rogers, president and CEO of the Trust for Public Land, which tracks and raises money for the ballot measures.

This handout image provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shows a label from Gerber Good Start Gentle formula. Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.  (AP Photo/FTC)

“We are defending our position because we believe we have met, and will continue to meet, all legal requirements to make these product claims,” said Kevin Goldberg, vice president and general counsel for the New Jersey-based company.

“As exasperating as I and others find the piecemeal release of information and documents, no information or evidence has been released by the grand jury, any individual juror or anyone associated with the grand jury,” McCulloch said in the statement.