User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
Last updated: Jul 17 2017 15:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Water’s natural rhythms nourished our area’s native culture. Then came the Ballard Locks. 30.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A century ago, the construction of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks reworked the land and water of central Puget Sound for development and forever displaced natural resources.
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BLM acquires land to bolster popular biking area near Zion National Park 28.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management has finalized a deal to transfer 231 acres into federal ownership at Gooseberry Mesa, a popular mountain biking area a few miles southwest of Zion National Park. Property owner Quarter Circle 2 Ranch LLC has sold the land, located between the White and Gooseberry Mesa trailheads, for $600,000, according to the BLM’s St. George field office manager, Brian Tritle. “High-quality outdoor recreation is among the driving forces for economic growth and travel to Washington...
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Silicon Valley's acquisition targets aren't just in tech anymore 17.6.2017 L.A. Times - Technology News

For once, the target of an extravagant tech industry acquisition wasn’t a small start-up unfamiliar outside of Silicon Valley, but a household name.

Few foresaw Amazon.com reaching an agreement Friday to buy grocery store Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. But the pending deal — a record purchase for...

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Done deal — Park City says $1.5 million pledge from Salt Lake County will preserve Bonanza Flat 14.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake County Council will kick in $1.5 million toward the effort to buy 1,350 acres of open space atop Big Cottonwood Canyon, paving the way for meeting a fundraising goal to preserve the area just two days before a sale deadline. Park City officials said this week they would make up any gap to ensure the collective effort raised the $38 million required to buy the area known as Bonanza Flat. But they said they needed support from Salt Lake County. That support came through Tuesday when the ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Salt Lake County to reconsider kicking in to preserve Bonanza Flats 7.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The Salt Lake County Council Tuesday will gauge members’ interest in chipping in to conserve 1,350 acres of popular open space that’s accessible through Big Cottonwood Canyon. As part of County Mayor Ben McAdams’ mid-year budget presentation, the council will hear about a new option to use money from a tourism and recreation fund to join other public bodies hoping to prevent development at the area known as Bonanza Flats. “Bonanza Flats funding will be proposed during the budget presentation tod... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Datebook: Marisa Merz at the Hammer, artists at Mt. Wilson, the color of art, a sanctuary installation 1.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Art openings around Los Angeles and beyond.
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For 50 years, Israelis have clashed over the West Bank. The expansionists have won. 1.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
For many in Israel, the West Bank settlements — with their colleges, cul de sacs and tourist attractions — are a normal part of life.
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Denver’s increasing population density takes its toll: breathing room drops below national norm 24.5.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
A decade of high-density development and population growth inside Denver is devouring breathing room: open space per resident has shrunk to less than the national norm.
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Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands 24.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
SPENDING-INTERIOR,0730 Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands ATTN: National, politics, environment editors; one photo Brady Dennis (c) 2017, The Washington Post The White House wants to cut the Interior Department budget by about 12 percent as the Trump administration shifts the agency’s focus toward promoting fossil fuel drilling and extraction on public lands and in federal waters. The budget proposal released Tuesday would reduce Inte... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Reviving debate over Bears Ears National Monument also revives racial tension in a remote corner of Utah 10.5.2017 LA Times: Nation

The debate over the best use of these vast canyonlands is not just about states’ rights or who should control public land. Nor is it only about environmental protection or the preservation of Native American culture.

It is also about the people who have lived alongside each other in this remote...

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Did Carl Icahn use his role as a Trump advisor for insider trading? Democrats want investigation 10.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Eight U.S. senators have requested an investigation into whether Carl Icahn, a billionaire investor and advisor to President Trump, violated insider trading rules with bets made in the renewable fuel credit market.

In a Tuesday letter to three government agencies, the senators — all Democrats —...

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Can a court ignore Trump's words on the campaign trail? 9.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Seventeen months and a presidential inauguration have intervened since Donald Trump announced in December 2015 that he was calling for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what the hell is going on.”

But the president’s...

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Trump's multiple residences, large jet-setting family and commuter marriage drive up first family travel and protection costs 8.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On the Thursday evening before Easter, photographers staking out Palm Beach International Airport in Florida awaiting President Trump were surprised to see not one, but two Air Force planes arriving within minutes of each other.

Shortly before the president landed, Melania Trump arrived on a Boeing...

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Essential California: Why some activists say not even criminals should be deported 8.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, May 8, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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A hard-line position on deportation

There’s a class of immigration activists who believe that even criminals shouldn’t be deported. They take this permissive...

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A sweet victory for Angela Merkel in the dairy lands of northern Germany 8.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s reelection hopes in September’s federal election were unexpectedly bolstered on Sunday when her conservative party came from behind to score a decisive victory in a small, windswept state on the Danish border.

The stunning triumph by her Christian Democrats over...

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Why is pop music the people's poetry? That's what they like 7.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Poems top the Billboard Hot 100: This week, Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” wrested the No. 1 spot from Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble.” The two songs are a study in pop contrasts. On “Humble,” Lamar is confrontational and uncompromising. On “That’s What I Like,” Mars is playful, even silly. Despite...

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