User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Resource Conflicts
Last updated: Jan 17 2018 21:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged 17.1.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged
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Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming 26.12.2017 Washington Post
Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the union.
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Feds reverse course, keep Minnesota copper mine plan alive 23.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Last December, the Obama administration refused to renew mineral leases that Twin Metals Minnesota says it needs to build a huge underground copper-nickel mine near Ely and the Boundary Waters. On Friday, the Trump administration reversed the decision.
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'They should be thought of as heroes': Why killings of environmental activists are rising globally 23.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In 2012, recognizing the threats posed by environmental degradation, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed an independent expert to study how countries’ human rights obligations are connected to promoting “a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.”

John Knox, a law professor...

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The Daily 202: 10 reasons Democrats think the tax bill will be a political loser for Trump’s GOP in 2018 21.12.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: 10 reasons Democrats think the tax bill will be a political loser for Trump’s GOP in 2018
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The Daily 202: Democrats struggling to activate black voters in the Alabama Senate race 8.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Interviews in the town that inspired “To Kill a Mockingbird” reveal pervasive African American fears that their votes won’t make a difference.
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Developer of planned Aurora community is rebuffed by drillers as he seeks to move proposed well sites 18.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Developers behind the Aurora Highlands are seeking a new drilling plan that would create a bigger buffer between oil and gas development and the homes they want to build. But producers in the area aren't buying in.
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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Pebble Mine is a poison pill for Alaska's wild salmon 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Bristol Bay watershed, in southwest Alaska, comprises 40,000 square miles of bogs and evergreen forests, rimmed by distant mountains and shimmering with rivers and feeder streams. In these waterways, miracles happen. Together they sustain the largest remaining salmon fishery on Earth.

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Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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Trump's devotion to coal mining puts Utah dinosaur discoveries in danger, scientists say 27.10.2017 LA Times: Nation
Scientists fear that a Trump administration plan to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah will spoil one of the planet's top dinosaur fossil sites. Areas removed from the monument would be open to coal mining, oil drilling and mineral extraction.
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Trump's push for coal mining will endanger dinosaur discoveries in Utah, scientists fear 27.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Scientists fear that a Trump administration plan to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah will spoil one of the planet's top dinosaur fossil sites. Areas removed from the monument would be open to coal mining, oil drilling and mineral extraction.
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Here’s why a Broomfield vote on oil and gas wells has Adams County residents up in arms 24.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
A dispute between Adams and Broomfield counties will come to a head Tuesday night when Broomfield City Council decides whether to approve an operational agreement with Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. that will place nearly 50 wells next to a longtime Adams County neighborhood.
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The Energy 202: Western wildfires spark compromise on firefighting in Washington 19.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A group of senators, led by Maria Cantwell, will today introduce legislation.
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The Energy 202: Coal production is actually up under Trump. Should he get credit? 12.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Not really, say experts.
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The Energy 202: Here's how Trump's sage grouse fix could backfire 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Here's how Trump's sage grouse fix could backfire
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The Energy 202: Why it will take so long to bring power back to Puerto Rico 4.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Why it will take so long to bring power back to Puerto Rico
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Brazil blocks Amazon mining after outcry 26.9.2017 BBC: Business
The area, around the size of Denmark, is rich in gold and minerals - and protected from mining.
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5 things you need to know about the Rohingya crisis — and how it could roil Southeast Asia 14.9.2017 Washington Post
5 things you need to know about the Rohingya crisis — and how it could roil Southeast Asia
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Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining 24.8.2017 BBC: Business
The previously-protected area is bigger than Denmark and is thought to be rich in gold.
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