User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
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Multinational Oil and Gas Company Selects Quorum's Accounting Software Solutions for Enterprise Deployment 13.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Multinational Oil and Gas Company Selects Quorum's Accounting Software Solutions for Enterprise Deployment
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Cirro Capital expands CPO investments into Indonesia 22.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
JAKARTA, Indonesia: On 15th October 2017, Cirro Capital Limited, a Malaysian-based investment and financial services company has sealed yet another plantation acquisition, this time in the Riau Islands of Indonesia. This is its second acquisition in the last 2 months. Utilizing approximately USD 2.2 million, Cirro acquired 49pc equity stake of a plantation that covers almost 1,000 hectares.
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SpaceX launches communications satellite, lands booster 12.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
SpaceX has launched and landed its second rocket in three days, this time from the U.S. East Coast.
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Innovative Payment Solutions Blossom in the Expanding Cannabis Industry 10.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: The marijuana industry grew at a 30 percent annual rate from 2015-2016, with Arcview Market Research predicting a 25 percent compound annual growth rate through 2021. As large as it is diverse, the industry now serves 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, where marijuana has become legal for medicinal and/or recreational use.
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Wal-Mart to launch higher-end grocery line; separately, Whole Foods is hacked 29.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Wal-Mart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition from Amazon.com Inc.

Last month, Amazon closed on its acquisition of Whole Foods,...

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Deputies evacuate 100 residents after finding military explosives in a Lawndale backyard 29.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Up to 100 Lawndale residents were ordered to leave their homes in the middle of the night after Los Angeles County deputies found explosives in their neighborhood.

Deputies investigating a report of suspicious activity in the 14000 block of Avis Avenue found the military ordnance about 11 p.m....

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Irma's destruction of trailers challenges Keys' lifestyle 27.9.2017 AP National
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- Architect Kobi Karp has a vision for affordable housing in the Florida Keys: residences set at coconut-tree height to keep them dry, atop concrete columns holding them in place....
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What stimulus? 26.9.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Federal, Texas officials testing boats displaced by Harvey 24.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal and state officials have teamed up to recover and test around 300 boats that were displaced, overturned or sunk when Harvey passed through Southeast Texas, causing record floods in its wake. In a statement Saturday, the Texas General Land Office said it is working with the U.S. Coast Guard to […]
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Harvey’s Poorest Victims Will Never Rebuild. They’re Getting Evicted. 15.9.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Hilton Kelley has been sounding off on Facebook Live the past few days about families who evacuated their homes to escape Hurricane Harvey and are now getting eviction notices. The families live in Port Arthur, Texas, the small Gulf Coast city […]
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Shopoff Realty Investments Acquires 577 Acres of Land in Southern California's Inland Empire 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
PERRIS, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 : Shopoff Realty Investments, a national manager of opportunistic and value-add real estate investments, announced today that the company has acquired the Mead Valley Quarry, a 577-acre vacant land site in unincorporated Riverside County, Northwest of the City of Perris, Calif.
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Conservation group acquires land holding Lost Colony clues 14.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SALMON CREEK, N.C. (AP) — A land conservation group has acquired coastal North Carolina land that archaeologists believe holds clues to the disappearance of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. The Charlotte Observer reports the Coastal Land Trust said Wednesday it had acquired 1,000 acres near the confluence of Salmon Creek and Albemarle Sound in Bertie […]
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Acquisition of Willow Bay open space in Adams County was drawn out, but worth it, planners say 6.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Adams County Parks and Open Space Department acquired the 147-acre Willow Bay lake property to add to the Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds through grants from Great Outdoors Colorado, the Adams County Open Space Sales Tax and others
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$300M Bellevue fund will invest in the Northwest’s food chain 2.9.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Arable Capital plans to buy into Western U.S. agricultural enterprises that range “from seed to shelf”
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Shiv Sena defends Subhash Desai, says no truth in graft charges 8.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Protests erupt in Gilgit-Baltistan against China, CPEC 31.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Gilgit-Baltistan, July 31 : People in Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday came out onto the streets protesting against China and the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through the region.
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Natural Gas Building Boom Fuels Climate Worries, Enrages Landowners 17.7.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
Companies are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve thousands of miles of pipelines from Appalachia. It's an agency that almost never says no.
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A pipeline cutting through the iconic Appalachian Trail sparks a fight over natural gas expansion 14.7.2017 LA Times: Nation
Plans for a 300-mile gas pipeline that would cut right through the Appalachian Trail have come to symbolize what environmentalists warn is a pipeline building frenzy out of control.
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Bhosari land deal: Inquiry panel submits report on Eknath Khadse 5.7.2017 India – The Indian Express
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As data centers bloom, a century-old African American enclave is threatened 3.7.2017 Washington Post
As data centers bloom, a century-old African American enclave is threatened
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