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Supreme Court To Weigh EPA Permits For Power Plant Emissions

Supreme Court To Weigh EPA Permits For Power Plant Emissions

The Supreme Court has agreed to review an Obama administration policy that requires new power plants and other big polluting facilities to apply for permits to emit greenhouse gases.

The Shutdown’s Squeeze On Science And Health

The Shutdown’s Squeeze On Science And Health

In addition to shutdowns of national parks (including Alcatraz Island and Yosemite) and the supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, the mandatory furloughs are affecting a wide range of government science and health agencies.

Pebble Mine waits, frustration grows

Pebble Mine waits, frustration grows

Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively has maintained for years that his company will submit its application soon.

Zimmerman Juror: He ‘Got Away With Murder’

Zimmerman Juror: He ‘Got Away With Murder’

In an interview with ABC News, the only minority in the all-female jury that acquitted George Zimmerman with the killing of Trayvon Martin said Zimmerman “got away with murder.”

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate change

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate change

President Barack Obama is laying out his framework for combating climate change.

Senators urge caution on Pebble Mine, Partnership says fishing on decline

Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively says the commercial salmon industry in Alaska is losing its importance.

Begich says EPA Bristol Bay study taking too long

Begich says EPA Bristol Bay study taking too long

Alaska Senator Mark Begich calls it a mistake for EPA to extend its comment period on mining impacts to Bristol Bay. During a town hall … more

EPA: Alaska mine project could hurt salmon streams

EPA: Alaska mine project could hurt salmon streams

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says build-out of the large-scale Pebble mine near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery could wipe out as many as 90 miles of streams and alter stream flows.

Shell’s Arctic ‘beer can’ passes federal test in Puget Sound

Shell’s Arctic ‘beer can’ passes federal test in Puget Sound

It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.

EPA To Release Revised Pebble Mine Watershed Assessment

The EPA is scheduled to release its revised watershed assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay sometime this spring.

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