Amid Nationwide Propane Shortage, Natural Gas Flared in Bakken Oil Fields

Amid Nationwide Propane Shortage, Natural Gas Flared in Bakken Oil Fields

Indian Country Today, Commentary, Winona LaDuke, Posted: Oct 11, 2014

Tribal members say that every day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away -- enough to heat half a million homes, amid a heating gas shortage.

Northwest Tribes Celebrate Highest Fall Fish Returns to Columbia River Basin in 75 Years: CRITFC


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

The fall Chinook salmon return is still on track to blast through previous records, with this year surpassing even last year’s, the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) announced in September.


Measure Q Would Preserve Open Space in Silicon Valley


New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique Cortés, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

If approved, Measure Q would ensure that California's ever-expanding tech capital leaves some space for the natural environment.


Activists Cheer as Vinod Khosla Mandated to Reopen Beach


India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Environmentalists win their court battle against a billionaire venture capitalist in California, and a beach is reopened to the public.


What UN World Leaders Can Learn from California’s Climate Law


New America Media, Commentary, Mari Rose Taruc, Posted: Sep 20, 2014

One commentator says that climate solutions must include the voices of indigenous, low-income and immigrant and minority communities.


Silicon Valley Region Leads in Groundwater Sustainability


World Journal/New America Media, News Report, James Wang, Posted: Sep 19, 2014

As new laws to regulate groundwater for the first time in California are set to take effect next year, Santa Clara County could serve as a model.


Pushing for Cities to Take Lead on Climate Change


Inter Press Service, News Report, A. D. McKenzie, Posted: Sep 19, 2014

Thousands of protesters are expected to march this Sunday in New York, Paris, London and several other cities around the world during a massive climate change rally.


PHOTOS: Wilderness Act Celebrated in Vallejo


New America Media, Photo Essay, Nicole Hudley, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

The City of Vallejo paid tribute to 50 years of conservation through The Wilderness Act.


Large Dams 'Highly Correlated' with Poor Water Quality


Inter Press Service, News Report, Carey L. Biron, Posted: Sep 01, 2014

The presence of large dams came along with findings of poor water quality, including high levels of mercury and trapped sedimentation, according to a new report.


No Environmental Refugees in Napa After the Quake


New America Media, First Person, Mary Jo McConahay, Posted: Aug 26, 2014

There would be no severely displaced, no massive numbers of environmental refugees in Wine Country.

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