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By easing the approval process for infrastructure programs, President Donald Trump may have resurrected a number of other oil and gas projects that were languishing. Trump signed executive orders Tuesday advancing both the controversial Keystone...

By admin on Jan 25th, 2017

RYAN VAN VELZER, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Republican congressman has condemned the U.S. Forest Service for adding the Oak Flats campground to the National Registry of Historic Places, saying the move is meant to sabotage...

By admin on Mar 8th, 2016

(Photo: U.S. Forest Service, Flickr) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The city of Flagstaff and the Hopi Tribe have reached a settlement in a lawsuit that claims the city’s decision to sell treated wastewater to a ski resort causes a public...

By admin on Mar 7th, 2016

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons) MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press The Republican chairman of a congressional panel investigating a 3-million-gallon spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive Colorado gold mine said Tuesday the mine was purposely breached...

By admin on Mar 2nd, 2016

JEMEZ PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says a Native American community in northern New Mexico doesn’t have any claims to Valles Caldera National Preserve due to a 12-year statute of limitations on tribal land claims. The...

By admin on Feb 29th, 2016

Graduate student Laura Medina questions Senator John McCain about Oak Flat. Video still: Laura Medina United States Senator John McCain is finding it increasingly difficult to avoid his critics these days. On Feb. 19, Arizona State University...

By admin on Feb 26th, 2016

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An environmental group plans to sue financially-troubled coal giant Peabody Energy, claiming it doesn’t have the money to make good on its promise to clean up its mines in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. The...

By admin on Feb 24th, 2016

Ideas on how to reduce the cost of a £300m Thames flood alleviation scheme are being sought from the public, the Environment Agency has said. Chertsey was one of the towns flooded by the swollen River Thames in early 2014 The River Thames scheme,...

By admin on Aug 9th, 2015

NATICK, Mass. (AP) – Nathan Phillips crouched next to a manhole. He stuck his nose in a venting grate to sniff. “Yup, that’s a leak,” he said. A strong smell of natural gas rose from the sewer line. Around him, the physical evidence...

By admin on Aug 9th, 2015

A new international study says increases in pollution and chemicals in the environment may be behind a silent epidemic of dementia cases. Published in the Surgical Neurology International journal, the study says that although dementia cases...

By admin on Aug 9th, 2015