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Trump’s Message to Tribes: Let Them Eat Yellowcake 17.12.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Uranium, it’s now part of Navajo DNA. With over 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation, people living near these mines are exposed daily to radiation exposure at a rate several times higher than normal background […]
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A look at some winners and losers under the GOP tax plan 17.12.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that congressional Republicans are on the verge of passing. It's not only a political score for Trump but likely a windfall for his real estate empire, too....
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Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy 16.12.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power - and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars....
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The Latest: Final GOP bill includes $2,000 child tax credit 16.12.2017 Washington Post
The Latest: Final GOP bill includes $2,000 child tax credit
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Ivory sales in China finally end this month. But elephants aren’t yet safe. 15.12.2017 Washington Post: World
As carvers lament the end of an era, the battle to end poaching is far from over. 
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A sudden change in Ryan Zinke's travel plans cost taxpayers nearly $2,000, documents show 12.12.2017 Washington Post
A sudden change in Ryan Zinke's travel plans cost taxpayers nearly $2,000, documents show
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We need to talk about genetically modifying animals 12.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
We need to talk about genetically modifying animals
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Mysterious disease wastes South Florida's corals, and scientists are racing to find a cure 10.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A mysterious epidemic continues to sweep South Florida’s reefs, transforming corals into lifeless skeletons and threatening undersea structures that support tourism, provide hurricane protection and serve as homes to a vast range of marine life.

Called white plague, white blotch and other names,...

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Add Alaska Native Tribes to the Long List of Casualties From the Republican Tax Plan 10.12.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For tribal people in northern Alaska, a Republican tax overhaul that was hastily cobbled together in congressional backrooms 3,000 miles away has raised fears that their entire way of life could be erased from this frigid corner of the US. The Senate’s […]
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Are Colorado’s cattle feedlots a risk to waterways? 10.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
After a 2015 rainstorm, bait shop owner Kenny Condrey went to check on some river-fed ponds near his eastern Colorado home. What he found confirmed his fears. Dead fish lined the banks and floated on the water.
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Wildlife rehabbers seek changes after state kills deer, elk 9.12.2017 AP Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Wildlife rehabilitation advocates in Washington state say state officials went too far when they seized and killed three young deer and an elk calf from a wildlife rehabilitation center....
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New Conservative Argument: Climate Change Is So Awesome, You Guys 9.12.2017 Truthout.com
(Photo: Chase Dekker Wild-Life Images / Getty Images) This masterpiece of unintended satire has opened a window into our future. These people will fight as hard as they can to get what they want -- which is the loot, always the loot, the loot every single time – until the time comes when they sound foolish even to themselves. When that happens, they will turn on a dime. (Photo: Chase Dekker Wild-Life Images / Getty Images) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this: They can't be found in corporate media! Chip in now by clicking here. In my worst post-apocalyptic imaginings, there is a place in my mind where a ravenous sea has encroached over every surface, ankle to knee to thigh to belly to throat. On a lone and desolate promontory clings one last living human who shrieks into the maelstrom a final defiance even as the pitiless rain clogs his throat: "In the church of climate alarmism, there may be no heresy more dangerous than the idea that the world will benefit from warming." His name is ...
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The Energy 202: 'Large and unprecedented' Alaska oil sale falls flat as Congress readies Arctic refuge drilling 8.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The market for land in Alaska might not be as strong as some think.
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Colorado wildlife officials rescue buck from culvert twice, then stand guard to protect him from enemy 7.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife spent Wednesday rescuing a buck forced into a culvert while sparring the night before with another male deer.
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The Energy 202: Trump has backed away from regulating methane. Now industry says it will reduce emissions itself. 7.12.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump has backed away from regulating methane. Now industry says it will reduce emissions itself.
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Zinke, Patagonia trade harsh words over national monuments 7.12.2017 AP Politics
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and outdoor retail giant Patagonia have traded harsh words over the Trump administration's plans to shrink several national monuments - an opening salvo in a legal battle that could last for years....
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Trump's Attack on Bears Ears Could Alter the Course of American Land Conservation 6.12.2017 Truthout.com
In July, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's re-evaluated the national monuments created by the Obama administration. That interim report pegged Bears Ears National Monument in Utah as a sure bet for alteration. The monument as designated by Obama encompasses more than 2,000 square miles long argued over by environmentalists, Native tribes and energy, ranching and development interests. The Valley of the Gods in Bears Ears National Monument. (Photo: John Fowler ) Where do you turn for news and analysis you can rely on? If the answer is Truthout, then please support our mission by making a tax-deductible donation! We reported in July on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's re-evalution of the national monuments created by the Obama administration. That interim report pegged Bears Ears National Monument in Utah as a sure bet for alteration. The monument as designated by Obama encompasses more than 2,000 square miles long argued over by environmentalists, native tribes and energy, ranching and development interests. ...
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The Energy 202: Legal battle over national monuments is just beginning 6.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Environmentalists are gearing up for a big fight.
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Republicans Are Counting on a Ton of Demand to Drill in an Alaskan Wildlife Refuge. They’re Deluding Themselves. 6.12.2017 Mother Jones
Early Saturday morning, Senate Republicans narrowly passed a controversial tax bill which—aside from overwhelmingly benefiting the rich—will open up 1.5-million acres of the pristine, 20-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for oil and gas drilling.  The fate of the ANWR has been a decades-long tug-o-war between Republicans and Democrats, with the right seeing the massive oil reserves within the […]
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Once a populist, Trump governs like a conservative Republican 6.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The onetime Democrat is reversing Obama administration policies and reshaping the federal judiciary.
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