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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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Life on Mars gets a test run in the Utah desert 23.6.2019 LA Times: Nation
Researchers here pretend they are 225 million miles from Earth rather than seven miles from Hanksville.
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Seething Senators Call Trump’s Environmental Plans Literally Toxic and “Dangerously off the Rails” 22.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Senate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails,” in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from toxic chemicals. In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, five senators say Trump […]
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Court throws out federal approval of Cadiz water pipeline 22.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A federal judge has struck down Trump administration decisions that cleared the way for Cadiz Inc. to build a water pipeline across public land in the California desert.

The ruling is a blow to the company’s decades-long effort to pump groundwater from beneath its desert property 200 miles east...

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T-wolves land Texas Tech's Culver after draft-day trade 21.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Timberwolves have embarked on a roster revamp to improve their defense and 3-point shooting in an attempt to thrive in the current pace-and-space era in the NBA.
Daily Digest: Mining in the news 21.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A Friday roundup of some Minnesota political stories in the news.
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URGENT: Don't let them hijack EPA's budget 20.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
URGENT: Don't let them hijack EPA's budget
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Essential California: Will there be drug screening at Burning Man? 20.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, June 20, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.

Every summer, tens of thousands of people descend on a dry lake bed two hours north of Reno and build a temporary city in the desert. Yes, I’m talking about Burning Man.

The...

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Colorado has 2.8 million acres of state trust lands, but most is closed to the public. Sportsmen are trying to change that. 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
A sportsmen's group that found 9.52 million acres of federally managed public lands in the West can't be accessed by public roads is now looking at state-owned lands. In Colorado, a majority of those are off-limits to the public.
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Trump Administration Finalizes Energy Rule That Could Cause 1,400 Premature Deaths 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Donald Trump's undying loyalty to coal CEOs is literally killing Americans. Today's action provides yet another egregious giveaway to corporate polluters and fossil fuels," said 2020 candidate Jay Inslee.
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Trump’s EPA moves one step closer to dangerous proposal to eliminate methane pollution standards 19.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Trump’s EPA moves one step closer to dangerous proposal to eliminate methane pollution standards
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Virtual Reality Immerses Viewers in Monarch Butterflies’ 3,000-Mile Migration 19.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Virtual Reality Immerses Viewers in Monarch Butterflies’ 3,000-Mile Migration
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RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration 19.6.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration17 countries commit to restoring degraded lands to help the region achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (June 18, 2019)— Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean reinforced today their commitment to restore degraded landscapes that are key for sustained economic growth, with less carbon emissions and better agriculture productivity.  This is why — through Initiative... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump’s EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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DNR commissioner: Connection to outdoors critical to health, conservation 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told a group of lake advocates on Tuesday that it's her personal mission to connect more people with the outdoors.
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New Report: Toxic Consequences – Trump’s Attacks on Chemical Safety Put Our Health at Risk 17.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Report: Toxic Consequences – Trump’s Attacks on Chemical Safety Put Our Health at Risk
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Policy News: June 17, 2019 17.6.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: NSF BIO Advisory Committee Considers NEON User Engagement, No-deadline Policy A subcommittee tasked with understanding the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) user engagement recommended the formation of a separate entity for community user engagement. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Congress House Science Committee holds hearings on IPBES Global ...
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New Report: Toxic Consequences – Trump’s Attacks on Chemical Safety Put Our Health at Risk 17.6.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Sam Lovell, Project Manager. Today, EDF released a report detailing the major threats to public health and future generations from the Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attacks on the 2016 chemical safety law. Just three years after Congress passed bipartisan legislation, the Lautenberg Act, to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), implementation of the […]
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Indian government prepares all-out assault on tribal rights 17.6.2019 Survival International
Jenu Kuruba man shot by forest guards while he was collecting mushrooms. Nagarhole Tiger Reserve. © Survival A meeting taking place in Delhi tomorrow could determine the fate of eight million tribal people and other forest dwellers in India. The talks between states and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs follows February’s hugely controversial Supreme Court order to evict millions of people whose land rights claims have been rejected. The next Supreme Court hearing in the case will be on 24 July, when the court may once again order the eviction of millions of people. This comes at a time when India’s tribal peoples are facing an unprecedented assault on their rights. India’s new Minister of Environment and Forests, who has spoken in support of shoot on sight policies, will also try to push through a draft amendment to the British-era Indian Forest Act. The proposed changes have been described as even more draconian than the original. The draft amendment, which was leaked to the press, was drafted by senior ...
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18,000 sandbags later, Lake City flood fears diminish even as rivers rise across southwestern Colorado 16.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Although many mountain towns have been under flood warnings recently, Lake City’s predicament was particularly dire and threatened lives, state emergency officials said. 
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