User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Independent
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: Jun 17 2019 20:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The rise of wildfire-resilient communities 17.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As fire seasons become longer and deadlier, communities turn to urban planning to combat dangers.
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The West’s worst fires aren’t burning in forests 13.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Range fires get bigger every year, threatening sagebrush habitat and rural towns.
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Interior Department’s coal reboot ignores tribes and curtails public input 3.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Obama administration wanted to rethink coal leasing; now, Trump is rushing forward.
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Court throws book at BLM over fracking Chaco 3.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The agency failed to consider water use.
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Interior Department border deployments are mired in secrecy 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Law enforcement agents guarding wildlife refuges have been sent to the border, leaving public lands more exposed.
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A glimpse into a border enforcement deployment that’s mired in secrecy 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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The ‘shenanigans’ behind a federal employee’s decision to blow the whistle 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Pressured by higher-ups, a Fish and Wildlife field supervisor smoothed the way for a 28,000-home development along a fragile Arizona river.
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See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
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Mining laws have long been used for recreation 24.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Idaho, a law meant to boost mining actually allows for its end as recreation transforms the West’s economy.
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The key to endangered species recovery? Communication. 15.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
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Bears Ears’ only visitor center isn’t run by the feds 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
With the monument facing stripped-down protections and sky rocketing visitation, a local nonprofit built its own guerrilla visitor center to educate the masses.
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Study finds 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality 10.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution levels that threaten visitors and wildlife.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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5 reasons to keep geotagging 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Public lands face far greater threats than recreational overuse.
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Wanted: Corporate leadership for the Green New Deal 30.4.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Most businesses are staying out of the debate, but they have a substantial stake in the outcome.
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Trump’s infrastructure order threatens local right to protect the environment 24.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Washington blocked a coal terminal under the Clean Water Act. New rules could subvert that authority.
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Fire-starting ranchers get a new blessing from BLM 17.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The agency hopes the Hammonds’ cows will reduce fire risk in eastern Oregon.
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How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
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Don’t scapegoat the horses 15.4.2019 Current Issue
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