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Category: Land Management :: Mining
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California woman killed in crash on Boulder-bound Diagonal Highway 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
One person was killed Monday morning after her vehicle collided with a tow truck on Diagonal Highway near Niwot.
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Lansdale exists because of the railroad. Now those tracks may be key to its future 17.6.2018 Philly.com News
This Philly suburb is a regional leader in transit-oriented development.
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Man dies after trench collapses at Grand County construction site 16.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A man was killed Thursday at a construction site in Grand County after a trench he was working in collapsed.
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Daily Digest: Thursday roundup 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some stories in the news worth a read as you begin your Thursday.
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Waite Park plans amphitheater to offer music, scenery among old quarries 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The idea for an outdoor amphitheater started about three years ago, when the mining company Martin Marietta donated 12 acres of land to the city.
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Wildfire breaks out in Summit County prompting hasty evacuations, massive response 13.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A wildfire ignited midday Tuesday in Summit County in the Buffalo Mountain area, west of Silverthorne and north of Frisco, prompting a hasty call for mandatory evacuations and what appears to be a massive response to halt the blaze.
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Parents of Colorado passengers who died after crashing down unfilled Boulder County mine shaft sue state, feds 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The parents of two truck passengers who died after crashing into a gaping mine shaft that should have been filled on U.S. Forest Service land have sued.
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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Sen. Tina Smith's amendment would complete PolyMet land swap 9.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Sen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, a move that drew criticism from environmentalists Friday.
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For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives 31.5.2018 WRI Stories
For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives Comments|Add Comment|PrintChildren in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by Austin King/Flickr This blog post is the first installment of WRI's Struggle for Land series. Ten years ago, the Cambodian government granted 20,000 hectares (49,000 acres) of land to a Thai company to plant sugarcane. But this land was not empty. Six hundred families were already living on it, growing rice and vegetables and foraging food and other goods from the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The Coal Industry is Dying, and It’s Leaving Communities Like This One to Pick Up the Pieces 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally co-published with ProPublica and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. John Arnett chose Adams County, Ohio, as his home long before he was old enough to vote, drink beer or drive a motorcycle along the Ohio River. After his parents split up, Arnett opted at age 10 to spend most of his time with his […]
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Canadian company exits Pebble Mine partnership in Alaska, leaving project in question 27.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Opponents of the mine are calling on the state's governor to stop the project. The copper and gold mine would be located on state lands near some of the richest salmon fisheries in the world.
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Happy Hour Roundup 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Happy Hour Roundup
South Korea blames John Bolton for hiccup in Trump-Kim summit plans 21.5.2018 Washington Post
President Trump is blaming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for changing the scope of their summit planned for next month. But in South Korea, many are pointing fingers at Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, after he touted the “Libya model” as a guide for negotiations with Pyongyang over nuclear weapons.
Westminster resident suffers severe burns in house fire 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A Westminster resident was taken to a hospital with potentially life threatening injuries Monday morning after they were discovered in a bedroom that was on fire, authorities say.
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Democrats see primary land mines, fresh faces and leftward pull in 2018 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Democrats in Washington have sought to prevent a progressive insurgency and cluttered California primaries from imperiling their chances of retaking the House.
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Afghan official: Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land mines 21.5.2018 Washington Post: World
An Afghan official says the Taliban killed at least five members of a demining team in southern Kandahar province.
Green Berets Brace for Islamic State Offensive in Afghanistan 16.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
U.S. forces are preparing for a battle with Islamic State over a valley that was once the Afghan hub of the group’s campaign to create a world-wide caliphate.
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We’re Running Out of Clean Water. Bats Know Where to Find It. 12.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Desert life depends on reliable access to water. In Namibia’s stark Namib Desert, where I spent 18 months doing research for my Ph.D., wildlife concentrates around natural springs. Increasingly, animals there also rely on man-made ponds intended for livestock. But water can […]
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