User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Independent
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: Jan 27 2020 23:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Observe the BLM’s displacement 27.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Moving land-management HQ out of Washington illustrates the ‘deconstruction of the administrative state.’
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Interior attorney gave false information to Congress about contact with Koch Foundation 21.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Daniel Jorjani, the agency’s top lawyer, reached out to his former employer for advice in April 2017.
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The Trump administration’s plans for less public input, more pipelines 15.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Proposed environmental rollbacks would gut NEPA, allowing federal agencies to ignore climate effects and expedite infrastructure permitting.
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BLM leaders commute between D.C. and new headquarters 15.1.2020 Current Issue
The majority of employees are considering retiring or leaving the agency rather than relocate.
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How 2019 laid the groundwork for change in the chemical industry 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's a movement to regulate toxics such as Chlorpyrifos and PFAS.
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What threatens the black-footed ferret? 10.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Biologists are trying to understand why the species continues to disappear in the West
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Trump’s border wall threatens fish species 31.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. is skirting conservation laws and withdrawing millions of gallons of groundwater.
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Un-wilding wild horse lands 31.12.2019 Current Issue
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Decision to relocate BLM’s headquarters under investigation 13.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘If this administration is confident the move is defensible,’ Democrats say, the Government Accountability Office ‘should have no problem confirming it.’
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Can a new wave of laser and aerial imagery technologies slash methane emissions? 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Along Colorado’s Front Range, researchers are working to develop new ways of detecting methane leaks, using everything from lasers to light aircraft to drones. Their technologies could curb a potent contributor to climate change, while saving industry billions of dollars in lost gas.
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NEPA transformed federal land management — and has fallen short 6.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A look back at the ground-breaking legislation on its 50th anniversary.
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Effort to lock Hanford’s radioactive waste in glass faces more delays 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Feds aim to push back the opening of ‘glassification’ plants, while state officials say the Department of Energy has been underfunding the cleanup of America’s most poisoned site.
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Wildlife refuges suffer under budget cuts and staff shortages 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The key mission of the Refuge System — to protect and restore wildlife habitat — may be falling by the wayside.
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WiFi, Amazon and food trucks: Trump team’s vision for national parks 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As they open parks for businesses, advisers propose cutting seniors 50% discounts during peak seasons.
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Snake River dams 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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BLM chief’s wild horse fixation distracts from the real threats to public land 25.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Species extinction, near-constant wildfire and widespread drought are a few omens William Perry Pendley might consider instead.
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Can a campaign for nature and community rights stop aerial spraying in Oregon? 23.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The push for more local control upends the typical pattern of Westerners fighting against regulation.
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In Oregon, the fight for local control upends Western norms 23.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates for an aerial pesticide spray ban are fighting for more protection and rights of nature.
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Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake 18.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
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Feds give Navajo uranium clean-up contract to firm with sketchy past 17.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A High Country News investigation finds the EPA awarded Tetra Tech a contract despite knowing its subsidiary had likely engaged in data manipulation and falsification, false reporting and profiteering.
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