User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Diversity
Last updated: Apr 13 2019 24:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump administration rubber stamps Arizona copper mine 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An industry-friendly ruling contradicts years of concerns over potential damage to endangered species, water systems and Native American cultural sites.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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Denver City Council District 11 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 11 race features Christine M. Alonzo and Stacie Gilmore.
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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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New Mexico lawmakers focus on equity in the outdoors 4.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new fund would help low-income youth play in their public lands.
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Environmental victories don’t guarantee economic justice 14.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without a just transition, the Navajo Generating Station closure will have harmful consequences.
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On-the-ground pollution data spurred stricter zoning in Los Angeles 31.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Locals’ efforts prompted buffers for auto shops and air filter rules for new buildings.
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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On Philanthropy: U.N.’s development goals are a roadmap for powerful donor impact 11.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
The United Nations' sustainable development goals offer a detailed roadmap for the world’s governments, businesses and philanthropists to make essential and significant progress on the continuing challenges that threaten billions of people -- and the planet itself.
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Rocky Flats may soon open for recreation, but the feds skipped a study on plutonium exposure and the risk it poses to cyclists and hikers, lawsuit says 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Environmental activists -- and an ex-FBI agent -- are trying to stop Rocky Flats from opening to recreational uses, arguing the federal government has not properly studied the potential risk of exposure to plutonium on the nearly 4,000 acre national wildlife refuge.
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JeffCo health is working to fix community inequities by fixing themselves first 28.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Jefferson County Public Health has joined a growing number of local health departments that are making a concerted effort to tackle health disparities, not just by targeting the issues themselves, but by changing their department's culture.
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Rural discontent finds a home in the State of Jefferson 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Irked by California’s ‘resistance’ to Trump, a separatist movement gains traction.
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Lawsuits challenge Trump’s trim of Utah monuments 20.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Reductions in Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante exclude thousands of significant objects.
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Utah Republican to Patagonia CEO: Come testify before Congress 16.12.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
When President Donald Trump announced he would shrink two national monuments in Utah designated by past Democratic administrations, Native American tribes and environmental groups responded by mounting lawsuits and protests against what they viewed as a culturally and environmentally detrimental, and illegal, action.
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Keystone XL approval may open door for foes to fight new route 21.11.2017 Denver Post: Business
Nebraska's approval of an alternative route could throw more uncertainty into the mix for the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
In the shadows of Refinery Row, a parable of redevelopment and race 29.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
As industry ensnared Corpus Christi's minority Hillcrest neighborhood, its residents fought just to choose between impossible options.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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Sally Jewell defends Interior Department legacy 12.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Obama’s policies are rolled back, his last Interior secretary reviews what’s at stake.
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