In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
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Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.
Ask the JWU Expert: How to Pair Wine + Cheese
JWU Providence Associate Professor Ed Korry offers his primer for perfectly pairing wine + cheese.
Lee County School Superintendent responds to allegations and SLED investigation
When I was asked if SLED was investigating the district, the district proper is not being investigated," says Dr. Wanda Andrews. "What I understood is that it's just a focus on the allegations made by Regitt James."
Mass Die-Off of Puffins Raises More Fears About Arctic's Warming Climate
The story of the seabirds’ deaths likely starts at the bottom of the food chain, where warming water and climate change are changing the menu.
Getting New Faces into the Conservation Field
Shawneece Hennighan came to The Nature Conservancy as an intern a decade ago. Now she’s trying to bring a new—and more diverse—generation to conservation as TNC’s youth and college programs administrator.
How textbooks become toilet paper: A Birmingham recycling center moves beyond newsprint and cans
In 2012, paper and paperboard accounted for 68 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in the U.S., down from more than 87 million tons in 2000.
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
Diabetes insulin capped at $100 per month under new state law
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed the law Wednesday.