User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Independent
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: Jul 06 2020 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 16,274    
How 5 communities across the US are seeking environmental justice 6.7.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How 5 communities across the US are seeking environmental justice Kristoffer Tigue Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:00 This story originally appeared in InsideClimate News and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story. In many ways, Maleta Kimmons defines her neighborhood by what it lacks. Several houses near her home remain vacant. Last week, she had to drive seven miles just to buy groceries. And two weeks ago, at the height of the Minneapolis protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd by a police officer May 25, looters broke into the only pharmacy in the area, forcing the store to close and leaving many in the neighborhood without easy access to life-saving medication such as insulin or inhalers for asthma. Kimmons, who prefers to go by the name Queen, said what her neighborhood doesn't lack is pollution. Near North, where Queen lives, is one of several neighborhoods that make up north Minneapolis, a  predominately ...
Also found in: [+]
The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water 1.7.2020 Current Issue
The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall.
Also found in: [+]
Wildland firefighters are risking their mental health 29.6.2020 Current Issue
As climate change lengthens fire seasons, can the government do enough to protect them?
Also found in: [+]
The West’s invisible menace: Microplastics 18.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘Just because we can’t see them in front of us, doesn’t mean we’re not breathing them in.’
Also found in: [+]
Black Americans bear the brunt of Trump’s environmental rollbacks 17.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The connections between the environment, race and the COVID-19 crisis are many.
Also found in: [+]
Bureau of Land Management investigates a new Bundy ranch project 16.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ryan Bundy is allegedly building irrigation structures in Gold Butte National Monument.
Also found in: [+]
Vulnerable Republicans flip their stance on conservation bill 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ahead of the elections, two senators champion the Land and Water Conservation fund, showing the political power of public lands.
Also found in: [+]
The Forest Service should embrace a full-time workforce 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Permanently investing in firefighters would improve the health of employees and the landscapes we protect.
Also found in: [+]
Questions surround Pebble Mine’s environmental review 12.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As a decision on the open-pit mine nears, documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act unveil agency critiques.
Also found in: [+]
Lawsuit challenges acting BLM director’s Senate confirmation avoidance 1.6.2020 Current Issue
William Perry Pendley had his tenure extended in early May.
Also found in: [+]
Catching a band of wildlife killers 1.6.2020 Current Issue
How a bounty of digital evidence led to the downfall of one of the nation’s deadliest poaching crews.
Also found in: [+]
Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks? 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Under a pandemic, Trump backslides pollution and wildlife protection standards.
Also found in: [+]
Tribal leaders oppose online consultations with the U.S. during the pandemic 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘It is not possible to meaningfully convene and internally develop comments at this time when we are at capacity, focused on critical and life-threatening measures.’
Also found in: [+]
Bureau of Land Management leaders have lost their way 26.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A former state director argues narrow interests have dominated the agency’s direction.
Also found in: [+]
How a small Arizona town is building ecological resilience 26.5.2020 Current Issue
A younger generation of activists are being trained in conservation.
Also found in: [+]
Wildlife is thriving in national parks — for now 22.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘This is something we haven’t seen in our lifetimes.’
Also found in: [+]
Ailing oil companies get a pass on royalties 21.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
According to documents obtained by High Country News, the BLM bypassed normal processes to provide pandemic relief.
Also found in: [+]
Groups sue over acting BLM director’s appointment 20.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
William Perry Pendley has long opposed public lands and wildlife protections but is tasked with overseeing them.
Also found in: [+]
Trump admin sprints to weaken environmental protections during pandemic 12.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘There’s a lot they want to get done before the election, just in case.’
Also found in: [+]
The threat below Mount St. Helens 1.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Forty years after the mountain’s eruption, officials struggle to balance research and risk.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 16,274