User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
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Judge: Redo part of analysis for Dakota Access pipeline 15.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, ruling Wednesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn't adequately consider the possible impacts of an oil spill where the pipeline passes under the Missouri River.
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Gun violence is as American as baseball 15.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909 and is now one of the only public displays of bipartisanship left in Washington, D.C. The game, which pits Republicans against Democrats, mirrors similar events that dominate American culture every summer — including Little League competitions,...

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Anita Pallenberg, Keith Richards' former girlfriend and muse to the Rolling Stones, dies at 73 14.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Anita Pallenberg, the former girlfriend of Keith Richards and Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, and — briefly — a paramour of Mick Jagger, died Tuesday at 73.

A spokesperson for Keith Richards told the Associated Press that Pallenberg died Tuesday at St Richard's Hospital in the city of Chichester,...

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Today: Jeff Sessions’ Less-Than-Total Recall 14.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Jeff Sessions did not recall quite a few things, but he called any claims he was involved in Russian attempts to influence the presidential election a “detestable lie.” I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.

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A dog sitter and extra legroom. A look at the latest legal drama in Durst murder case 14.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Who should pay for the retired detective’s dog sitter?

That's the question at the heart of the latest squabble in the murder case of New York real estate scion Robert Durst — a legal battle between experienced prosecutors and a heavyweight defense team.

The back-and-forth, which is laid out in...

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Trump's EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups. Will its plans take climate change into account? 14.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

The pioneers who built Seattle polluted and plumbed the lower Duwamish River for a century, straightening its wild curves and saturating its sediment with toxic chemicals from an asphalt plant, Boeing manufacturing facilities and other industries.

The damage was so severe that the last five miles...

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Lyft is turning Uber's missteps into an opportunity 14.6.2017 L.A. Times - Technology News

Lyft casts itself as the softer, kinder alternative to Uber. But there’s nothing gentle about the way the country’s second-largest ride-hailing company is capitalizing on its chief rival’s missteps.

While Uber has been engulfed in months of turmoil, capped off Tuesday by the release of the findings...

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Troubled Waters: Trump budget casts Great Lakes cleanup into doubt 12.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The restoration of the St. Louis River that flows past Duluth into Lake Superior is nearly complete, but money for the project -- and dozens of other cleanup efforts across the Great Lakes -- has been zeroed out in the president's budget plan.
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Slovenia’s ‘eco-hero’ who crushed a cement giant 4.6.2017 Hindu: News
Uros Macerl was awarded the Goldman Prize for taking on a polluting industry and forcing it to mothball its operations
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With Democrats divided, Assembly rejects a plan to extend California's cap-and-trade program 2.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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‘From the Ashes’ looks beyond the charged debate on coal and into the lives of working people 1.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As indicated by the phrase “war on coal,” frequently deployed in the political arena, coal has become a charged emblem of the American political divide. On one side, a vision of the glory days of a thriving industry and jobs; on the other, a rising awareness of the environmental fallout from the...

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$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service 1.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
President Donald Trump's administration and the courts allowed the pipeline to be completed earlier this year.
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The Daily 202: Jared Kushner represents new front in Trump's Russia tangle 30.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
It will not be so easy for the president to create distance from his son-in-law.
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The Energy 202: Lobbying efforts gain steam on Paris climate accord 30.5.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Lobbying efforts gain steam on Paris climate accord
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Colorado utility regulators are putting a dollar value on carbon emissions’ impact and will ask Xcel to account for it 28.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado utility regulators have waded into new political and economic waters with a vote that requires the state's largest utility to put a dollar figure on the impacts from carbon emissions tied to future power sources.
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Volkswagen's clean car plan falls short in low-income neighborhoods, California regulators say 26.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups 24.5.2017 AP Politics
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill....
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Gov. Brown's 'environmental justice' tour of southeast L.A. shows growing influence of polluted neighborhoods 24.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown slipped quietly into southeast Los Angeles County on Tuesday to tour some of California’s most polluted neighborhoods and meet with activists who have criticized his administration for doing too little to protect the health of the people living there.

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia...

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Environmentalists say Little Village mayo factory expansion puts students at risk 23.5.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
A Little Village mayonnaise factory broke ground Monday on a new truck access facility designed to route heavy traffic away from a residential neighborhood and adjacent elementary school. But the new distribution facility — phase one of a planned expansion of the nation's largest Hellmann's ...
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Diesel drivers who are “rolling coal” in Colorado: Tune up or pay up 22.5.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado is riding hard on diesel truck drivers that “roll coal,” the politically charged display of power on the roads that has doused other vehicles, such as environmentally friendly Priuses, with sooty black smoke. Do it in Colorado and face a $100 fine.
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