User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Independent
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: Dec 06 2019 23:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Setting climate targets and creating tools to achieve them 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Including a national clean energy standard.
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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BLM head: ‘What I thought, what I wrote, what I did in the past is irrelevant.’ 12.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley won’t answer questions about his history of climate denial or denigrating immigrants at environmental journalism conference.
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National politics put California’s air quality in the crosshairs 7.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
On the ground, one teen deploys pollution monitors to make his community safer.
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From auto manufacturers to tech giants, business is opposing rollbacks on climate change regulations 3.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Citing economics and competitive advantage, major firms argue against loosening government controls aimed at cutting carbon pollution.
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Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick is entangled with industry 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Aurelia Skipwith has ties to water interests fighting endangered species protection and worked for ag giant Monsanto.
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How BLM employees really feel about moving West 20.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Leaked audio from a recent agency meeting is filled with fumbles by leadership and disapproving rumbles, derisive laughter from staff.
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Dozens of former BLM officials denounce moving headquarters out of D.C. 9.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘You’re setting up the BLM for failure.’
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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