President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Invoking Integrity of Review Process

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

President Barack Obama on February 24 vetoed legislation that would have forced the Keystone XL pipeline through by eliminating the need for State Department approval for the project, which crosses the international border with Canada.

 

Loving the Puget Sound to Death

 

New America Media, News Feature, Madeline Ostrander, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act, regulators haven’t kept up with the pollution that growing populations put on America’s shorelines.

SoCal Could Face Water Cutbacks

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Feb 17, 2015

THE Metropolitan Water District is considering the limitation of deliveries and implementation of water rationing starting July 1, depending on statewide drought conditions.

More Than 400 Yellowstone Bison Slaughtered So Far This Year in Montana

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

More than 400 bison have been slaughtered outside the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park in Montana as they left the protected area in their customary winter search for food at lower altitudes.

 

Obama’s Arctic Decisions May be the Climate’s Turning Point

 

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Jan 28, 2015

The Obama administration stepped up to preserve the environment by limiting future oil and gas development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Winter Storm Facts Could Save Motorists

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Heavy snowstorms, dangerous ice and some altogether rough driving conditions are a part of the norm, particularly of late in the Washington, D.C., area.

 

Children of the Drought

 

New America Media / BOOM, First Person, Reyna Olaguez, Posted: Jan 16, 2015

Today, that water is no longer there. The once lush green trees are dying. Families no longer cool off in the river. Only the memories remain.

 

Four Reasons Why Keystone XL Pipeline Is a Goner

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015

Here are four reasons why the pipeline might never be built: Climate change, politics, and of course, the price of oil.

 

Disasters and Triumphs: 10 Major Environmental Stories in Indian Country During 2014

 

Indian Country, News Report, Staff, Posted: Dec 30, 2014

The 10 most prominent environmental stories of 2014 constituted a wide range of events—extreme weather, natural disasters, major administrative decisions and potent activism. Some of the issues were ongoing. Others surfaced for the first time. And still others rose from a slow burn to a sudden burst of headlines.

 

Diversifying the Green Movement - A Call to Action From Green 2.0

 

New America Media, Video, Video by Rebekah Purcell/Carlos Vargas; Text by Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 23, 2014

Environmental leaders, activists and reporters gathered for the “Breaking The Green Ceiling” forum to discuss bringing greater diversity to the movement.

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