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By Felicia Fonseca The Associated Press LEUPP, Ariz.>> A proposed water rights settlement for three Native American tribes that carries a price tag larger than any such agreement enacted by Congress has taken a major step forward with its introduction to the Navajo Nation Council. The Navaj...
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Company wants to extract gold, silver from waste; locals skeptical, alarmed  By Elise Schmelzer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LEADVILLE>> Millions of tons of waste from decades-old mining operations sit in the hills east of town. The brown and orange piles of abandoned ore rise 30 feet, peeki...
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  By Jack Graham | Climate change and nature correspondent, UK Deforestation amnesty Brazil and Colombia's dramatic reduction in deforestation last year was hailed worldwide as a major step in the right direction. Under President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva, forest loss in Brazil's Amazon rai...
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•Deepen the Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-government commitment to environmental justice. The new Executive Order makes clear that the pursuit of environmental justice is a duty of all executive branch agencies and should be incorporated into their missions. It also affirms that environment...
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President Establishes New National Monuments in Nevada and Texas; Directs Secretary of Commerce to Consider Expanding Protections for Pacific Remote Islands Which Would Reach Goal of Conserving 30% of U.S. Ocean by At the White House Conservation in Action Summit today, President Biden wil...
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IMMIGRATION By Pepper Trail Writers on the Range Let’s play a game, the climate-change game that every living thing on Earth has no choice but to play, starting … now. The game is called Adapt/Move/Die, and the rules are simple. The object of the game is not to die. And the winners, well, the wi...
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By MATTHEW DALY (Associated Press) WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday it has finalized a ban on consumer uses of  methylene chloride, a chemical that is widely used as a paint stripper but is known to cause liver cancer and other health problems. The EPA said its action ...
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By Angela Dewan, CNN  4 minute read  Updated 10:26 AM EDT, Tue April 30, 2024 CNN —  The Group of Seven nations announced Tuesday its member nations would end the use of “unabated” coal by 2035, but left the door open for countries to stretch that deadline in particular contexts. ...
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Agreement calls for dropping of bills and ballot measures By Seth Klamann and Nick Coltrain The Denver Post Leading Colorado Democrats and the state’s oil and gas industry announced a preemptive armistice Monday — one that seeks to defuse the latest round of dueling ballot initiatives and legisla...
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Daily Camera The University of Colorado Boulder released a plan on Thursday outlining steps to achieve a 50% reduction in campus emissions by 2030 and a reduction to zero emissions no later than 2050. “The Climate Action Plan basically sets us on a path to get us to zero emissions by 2050,” said C...
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  Southeastern Colorado leaders say deal violates earlier Arkansas River agreement By Elise Schmelzer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The legality of Aurora’s $80 million purchase of a farm and its water rights is disputed by leaders in southeastern Colorado, who say the deal violates a two-decad...
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  By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher The Associated Press JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii>> Richelle Dietz, a mother of two and wife of a U.S. Navy officer, often thinks about water. The family, stationed in Honolulu, spends more than $120 a month on jugs of bottled water for drinking,...
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           By Coral Davenport The New York Times The Biden administration’s move on Thursday to limit pollution from coal-burning power plants is a major policy shift. But in many ways it’s one more hairpin turn in a zigzag approach to environmental regulation in the ...
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           By Stanley Reed The New York Times Renowned for ancient churches and the tomb of Dante, the 14th-century poet, the city of Ravenna and its environs along Italy’s Adriatic coast are also home to old-line industries like steel and fertilizer. The manufacturin...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON>> Coal-fired power plants would be forced to capture smokestack emissions or shut down under a rule issued Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency. New limits on greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel-fired electric plants are the B...
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  Legislature formalized plan to bring service to 700K more households By Noelle Phillips This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Recycling will expand across Colorado over the next six years through new curbside programs funded by corporations that create the garbage the state wants to see diverted from ...
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By Jack Healy The New York Times LA PAZ COUNTY, Ariz.>> In Arizona’s deeply conservative La Paz County, the most urgent issue facing many voters is not inflation or illegal immigration. It is the water being pumped from under their feet. Giant farms have turned Arizona’s remote deserts abou...
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EASTERN PLAINS   By Justin Wingerter BusinessDen A $2 billion wind energy project near the Kansas border has prompted two lawsuits against a small Eastern Plains county: one aiming to stop it, another by the firm building it. The Towner Energy Center, near the Kiowa County town of Towner —...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
American Climate Corps Hiring Firefighters, Foresters April 23, 2024 The first batch of various positions available across the country was advertised yesterday -- Earth Day. By Alicia Clanton Source Bloomberg News (TNS) Restoring coastal ecosystems with oysters in Florida, protecting forests fro...
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 How will providers find millions to fix the water? Smaller, rural water providers will pay highest costs to come into compliance with EPA’s new PFAS rules By NOELLE PHILLIPS | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | The Denver Post and ELISE SCHMELZER | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | The Denver Post PUBLIS...
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