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Policy News: November 18, 2019 19.11.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change 18.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sierra Nevada forests are vital for California's water supply and wildlife, but are under siege from drought, beetles and climate change. Can scientists use drought-surviving trees to build more resilient forests?

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Many Native Americans can't get clean water, report finds 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
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One year later: Homeowners share lessons learned from the deadly Woolsey Fire 16.11.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It's been a little over a year since the Woolsey fire began its assault on the Santa Monica Mountains, so survivors of that devastation can talk pretty calmly about what they and their neighbors experienced.

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There are better ways to measure progress 15.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Decision-making favors short-term rewards informed by quick measurements — but calculating in more qualitative data can help.
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Shining new light on the toxicity of chemicals in produced water 14.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Shining new light on the toxicity of chemicals in produced water
Tribe to argue against expansion of Dakota Access pipeline 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members have long maintained that a leak in the Dakota Access oil pipeline would threaten their Missouri River water supply, and on Wednesday they will argue that a new proposal to double the line's capacity magnifies the probability of a disastrous oil spill.
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Glenwood hot springs owners fear mining expansion could irreparably damage centuries-old cave, spring 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Owners of Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Glenwood Hot Springs say a proposed mining expansion could ruin the centuries-old attractions.
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Culinary SOS: Curing the craving for Badmaash's Goan pork curry 12.11.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

The Goan pork curry recipe from Badmaash develops deep, meaty richness from a homemade curry powder, a long marinade, and a slow simmer in a tomato-onion sauce.

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Dead dogs and toxic fish: Welcome to Stockton, a city choking on California water policy 12.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Stockton-Trump-water-diversions

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Methane Detectives: Can a Wave of Technology Slash Natural Gas Leaks? 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Driving along County Road 28 south of Platteville, the signs of Colorado’s oil and gas boom are everywhere you look. Storage tanks and wellheads dot the horizon. Bundles of pipe sit by the roadside, waiting to become pipelines. Drilling […]
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Ken Fisher said money managers view winning clients like winning girls. It cost him big. 7.11.2019 LA Times: Business

When Alex Chalekian listened to billionaire Ken Fisher at a closed-door investment conference last month mention genitalia and talk about how money managers view gaining clients like "trying to get into a girl's pants," the Pasadena financial advisor broke protocol.

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Supreme Court leans toward expanding Clean Water Act to protect oceans from wastewater 7.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The case from Hawaii has emerged as a major test of the scope of the federal anti-pollution law, even as President Trump's EPA cuts back enforcement.

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How innovators in 4 emerging markets are accelerating the clean economy 5.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Mission-driven companies are trying to tackle systemic challenges in sustainability with electrification, renewable energy, biomaterials and data management software.
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Shipping Minnesota water to sate a thirsty world: Could it happen? 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last week came the surprising news that a Dakota County company wants to pump water from below the ground and transport it by rail to the western United States. Environmental groups quickly opposed the idea. The Minnesota DNR said the plan won't likely meet state law. But could a plan like this ever become reality?
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How Nasdaq is using data to enhance ESG disclosure in capital markets 5.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the global head of sustainability for the stock tracker.
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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EPA to scale back federal rules restricting waste from coal-fired power plants 4.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday plans to relax rules that govern how power plants store waste from burning coal and release water containing toxic metals into nearby waterways, according to agency officials.
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DNR: Plan to ship Minnesota groundwater to the southwest won’t float 2.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
State conservation officials say there is “virtually no scenario” where they would let a Lakeville-based company pump 500 million gallons a year from one of the state’s oldest aquifers and ship it out by rail.
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Days of terrifying darkness, cold and hunger amid PG&E's sweeping power blackouts 31.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

No gasoline. Generators in short supply. Spoiled food. Darkness. Hunger. In Lake County, thousands endured days of PG&E's most recent power outages, aimed at protecting the public and limiting the utility's wildfire liabilities.

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