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Citing coronavirus, EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Citing coronavirus safety concerns, the EPA has temporarily suspended enforcement of environmental laws.

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Judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline 26.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline, nearly three years after it began carrying oil.
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Eco India, Episode 65: Are economic growth and the environment always destined to be at loggerheads? 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
Every week, Eco India brings you stories from India and Europe that inspire to build a cleaner, greener and a more sustainable tomorrow.
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Courts slow Trump's agenda to open public lands to oil and gas drilling 13.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

President Trump's push to expand drilling on public lands is being blunted by lawsuits challenging its haste and disregard for public input

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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change in draft communique - sources 23.2.2020 Reuters: World News
The United States is against mentioning climate change in the communique of the world's financial leaders, G20 diplomats said, after a new draft of the joint statement showed the G20 are considering including it as a risk factor to growth.
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Neon streetwear goes sustainable for Tommy Hilfiger's London show 17.2.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Neon leisure wear with high-topped trainers and glowing yellow laces opened American designer Tommy Hilfiger's latest show on Sunday, a collaboration with Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and singer H.E.R. that put sustainability at the ...
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AMU BSc Student's 'Environmental Monitoring Device' Bags Young Scientists Award 16.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The device will help in analysing in real time the simultaneous detection of vehicle flow and traffic concentrations at critical points, with air quality, particles and noise data.
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SBI creates wonders out of e-Waste with ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’ 15.2.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, With the continuous commitment towards environmental sustainability, country’s largest lender, SBI has taken a unique initiative by creating two distinctive 12.5 ft artworks namely ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’. SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated both exceptional artworks at the Local Head Office (LHO) here. Around 400 computers, more than 2000 microchips, over 400 keyboards and above 200 discarded credit cards were used to create these two artworks. Manasvi means the intelligent one with a pure great thought, whereas Tapasvi means a saint in a state of meditation. Ideated by Vijuy Ronjan, CGM, Delhi Circle, SBI, these artworks have been built and designed by a Jaipur based artist Mukesh Kumar Jwala in just three months under a series called ‘Mother SBI’. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rajnish Kumar pointed out, 'It gives me immense pleasure to present one-of-its-kind artworks, built with the vision of maintaining ecological balance in the nation. It is a proud moment for us, as the ...
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'Quality Of Education In Government Schools Our Priority': Hemant Soren 15.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
When a Twitter user tweeted to the new Jharkhand Chief Minister about improving the quality of education in state government school, the Chief Minister said it was his priority.
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FIR over illegal hill cutting in Karbi Anglong 15.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
FIR over illegal hill cutting in Karbi Anglong
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Delta to invest $1 billion to curb global air travel's climate impact 14.2.2020 Reuters: Money News
Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next decade in initiatives that would limit the impact of global air travel on the environment, the first airline to make a commitment of that scale.
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NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews 12.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The political fight over the Trump administration's efforts to trim environmental reviews for new development flared across a deep divide Tuesday at a federal hearing in Denver, with climate change looming heavily and frustrations high.
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Showdown over Trump’s plan to overhaul landmark environmental law heads to Colorado 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
For 50 years, the NEPA law has served as an environmental Magna Carta, obligating Americans to anticipate impacts before embarking on any major development projects involving the federal government, whether through funding, permitting or the work itself.
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Bottles for blessings: Thai Buddhist temple recycles plastics into robes 6.2.2020 Reuters: World News
At a Buddhist temple south of Bangkok, a monk watches as a machine presses down on thousands of water bottles, before a giant bale of crushed plastic rolls out with a thud.
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Green Court Order On Construction Of Delhi Housing Complex Set Aside 29.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The Supreme Court has set aside the direction of National Green Tribunal ordering status quo on construction of a housing complex adjacent to the Delhi University campus.
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Trump rollback could leave nation’s waterways vulnerable to pollution 24.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Trump rule narrows the 2015 definition of what’s a protected body of water and effectively removes safeguards for some waterways that had been put into place with the 1972 Clean Water Act
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Greek PM taps top female judge as country's president 15.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Greece's conservative government on Wednesday nominated top judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou for the Greek presidency, a largely ceremonial role selected by the country's parliament.
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Green Court Stops Housing Complex Construction Next To Delhi University 13.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The National Green Tribunal has ordered status quo on construction of a housing complex adjacent to the Delhi University campus.
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Trump’s Latest Environmental Rollback Is a Middle Finger to Common Sense 12.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled plans to gut one of America’s most important environmental laws—a move experts say is as much of a handout to polluting industries as it is a slap in the face to science […]
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