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Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine 16.2.2018 AP Business
HONOLULU (AP) -- Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness company Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations....
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4 African wild dog pups born at the Denver Zoo make their debut at Predator Ridge Friday 16.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
It's the year of the dog, and four adorable African painted dogs are bringing the spirit to the Denver Zoo starting Friday.
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The Energy 202: Pruitt says flying first-class is safer. But some airline safety experts aren't so sure. 15.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The rationale is a bit confusing for some.
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Interior Secretary Zinke launches push to save habitat for wildlife and boost hunting 12.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has launched an initiative to improve habitat and migration corridors for antelope, deer and elk.
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Federal Judge Has Doubts About Trump’s Border Wall 11.2.2018 Outside the Beltway
The Judge presiding over a case dealing with Trump's proposed border wall expressed doubts about the project. The President will no doubt be irked by the identity of that Judge.
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Weekend events for Feb. 16-18 11.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Range across the Southland next weekend for a (belated) Valentine’s Day celebration, stargazing at an International Dark Sky Park and a volunteer stint meant to help native animals and plants,

Pismo Beach

Venture up the coast for the Valentine Wine Walk through the beach-side town. Check in to...

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U.S. efforts once saved the red wolf. But missteps may push the species back to the brink. 11.2.2018 Washington Post
Three decades after they were reintroduced to the wild, there is serious doubt that the species can survive outside zoos. The story of the rise and fall of the red wolf population at a North Carolina refuge is a testament to the power of the Endangered Species Act to protect wildlife — and its limitations.
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Oregon increases protections for 'enigma of the Pacific' 10.2.2018 AP National
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon environmental officials on Friday increased protections for the marbled murrelet, a rare diving seabird known as the "enigma of the Pacific" because it lives and hunts in the ocean but nests far inland in the high canopy of mossy, old-growth forests....
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The Latest: Oregon increases protections for rare seabird 10.2.2018 AP Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Latest on the vote to increase protections for the marbled murrelet (all times local):...
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Wildland restoration efforts intensify after recent canyon fires 10.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The two canyon fires that blazed through wildland and residential areas in and around Orange County this past fall left their mark on local land.

Weir Canyon, which is owned by OC Parks and partially maintained by Irvine Ranch Conservancy (IRC), is one of the areas affected by the Canyon 2 fire,...

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Oregon to decide on more protections for rare seabird 10.2.2018 AP Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Environmental officials in Oregon are deciding whether to increase protections for a rare kind of seabird that nests far inland in old-growth forests....
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"He's Not Streamlining the Process, He's Just Steamrolling It" 9.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
If we want to build infrastructure that addresses public needs, then I would argue that you would actually need public input to see what those needs are before you start building that infrastructure. Ready to make a difference? Help Truthout provide a platform for exposing injustice and inspiring action. Click here to make a one-time or monthly donation. Janine Jackson: Donald Trump's State of the Union speech  called  for a $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild what he called "the country's crumbling infrastructure." For many, investment in infrastructure evokes an image of un- and underemployed people going to work, fixing the country's roads and bridges. A draft of the Trump White House's plans  leaked  to media is more about "streamlining" the federal permit process for infrastructure projects, and seeking public/private partnerships. So what questions would a critical media be asking about now? Raul Garcia  is senior legislative council at  Earthjustice . He joins us now by phone from Washington, DC. ...
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Trump faces legal challenge on border wall with Mexico 9.2.2018 AP Politics
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- An Indiana-born federal judge, whose Mexican heritage Donald Trump used to paint him as biased against him in a 2016 court case because of his immigration stance, will hear arguments in a lawsuit that could block construction of a border wall with Mexico....
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Despite burst of January snow, Colorado mountain snowpack stays grim — with record low levels at some sites 7.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado mountain snowpack bounced back a bit in January but remains exceptionally low, with the overall statewide average at 59 percent of the norm, and water suppliers say they’re increasingly anxious about prospects for drought.
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The Energy 202: Democratic senators demand Pruitt recuse himself from rewriting Clean Power Plan 7.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Democratic senators demand Pruitt recuse himself from rewriting Clean Power Plan
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Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again 6.2.2018 Washington Post
Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again
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The world’s loneliest bird was no victim. Conservationists say he was a tragic hero. 6.2.2018 Washington Post
The story of Nigel, the seabird who lived and died among concrete decoys on a rocky New Zealand island, was widely received as a tragedy. But experts are not mourning his fate.
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Scott Pruitt pushes back on finding that would restrict pesticides’ use to protect fish 3.2.2018 Washington Post
Scott Pruitt pushes back on finding that would restrict pesticides’ use to protect fish
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Judge orders U.S. to reconsider decision to reject protections for Yellowstone bison 2.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A federal judge has ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a 2015 decision that blocked special protections for the iconic bison herds that roam Yellowstone National Park and are routinely subjected to hunting and slaughter.

U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper said in a ruling late Wednesday...

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Lawsuit: Sawtooth Valley water diversions harming salmon 30.1.2018 AP Washington
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- An environmental group says 23 water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valley are harming federally protected salmon, steelhead and bull trout and has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service....
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