User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
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The Health 202: Here's one legal and political battle you didn't expect: Republicans versus health insurers 10.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
It's over the ACA (that part is not a surprise)
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Couple donates $165 million to preserve 24,000 acres at Point Conception 22.12.2017 LA Times: Science

A conservation group on Thursday purchased a sprawling stretch of Santa Barbara County coastline — a prized acquisition made possible by a $165-million gift from a couple who had long sought to protect the pristine ranchland from development.

The nonprofit Nature Conservancy acquired the Cojo-Jalama...

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Local businessman Mark Ein to buy Washington City Paper for undisclosed sum 22.12.2017 Washington Post
Local businessman Mark Ein to buy Washington City Paper for undisclosed sum
With Fox purchase, Disney takes on tech titans in streaming wars 15.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Disney CEO Bob Iger’s audacious bid to buy much of the media empire Rupert Murdoch built represents a big bet that the Burbank company can beat Silicon Valley in the war for the future of entertainment.

The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday agreed to pay $52.4-billion to buy film and TV assets owned...

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Former GOCO chief named to lead national Outdoor Foundation 15.12.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
Veteran conservationist Lise Aangeenbrug has been named executive director of the Outdoor Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Outdoor Industry Association. She was selected from a field of more than 100 candidates.
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Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Tetons National Park 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Tetons National Park
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An uncertain energy future 4.12.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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The Founders would have opposed seizing land for Trump's border wall 29.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The history of eminent domain is not on the White House's side.
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1 dead in clash between Argentine police, Mapuche activists 27.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Argentine authorities say police have clashed with a group of Mapuche during an operation to clear lands seized by members of the indigenous community, and one young Mapuche was killed and two were injured.
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Campaign against proposed amendments to LA Act 24.11.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
Left parties accuse governments of siding with corporates
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Maharashtra permits SEZ developer to build township on unused land 22.11.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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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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