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Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...Republicans and the business community. And although environmental issues once produced bipartisan agreement in Congress...inclined to cross the aisle and support Democrats on environmental issues risk accusations they are throwing their lot in...
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Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...rescue. He is married to Allison Emmett, a counselor.He got his start in political activism as a supporter of environmental issues. In 2013, Emmett won an essay contest with Trout Unlimited for writing an essay against the Pebble Mine.A handful...
Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...keeping the tailings on-site."It's common to simply remove them from the location where they're creating an environmental issue," McCrum said. "In this case it's being near the water, it's the aquatic ecosystem that's the most sensitive...
Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...children who are now growing up?' the bishop quoted from the new encyclical.They noted that the pope deals with environmental issues within the context of the purpose of life and why human beings exist at all.Quoting from the pope's encyclical...
Science fair winners head to New York for contest

...University of New York at Oswego, June 14-19. GENIUS Olympiad is an international high school competition focused on environmental issues; about 400 student projects from around the world were selected for presentation at the 2015 event. The JDHS projects...
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...rivers and streams as acting like the veins and capillaries of the land. Peterson pointed out this isn't just an environmental issue, it's a human's right issue. Indigenous people have been dependent on salmon since time immemorial. To construct...
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...favor of the dam. If habitat protection was the environmental issue of the 20th century, climate change and ocean acidification are the environmental issues of the 21st century. Alaskans are successfully...
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...waterfront said it's their moment to stand against opening a new frontier of fossil fuel exploration."The environmental issues are big and this is an opportunity to present a David versus Goliath position, the people and the planet versus...
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...there's no doubting the effectiveness of the SouthEast Alaska Conservation Council and its tactics in fighting for environmental issues its members believe in. Greenpeace's actions give a bad name to environmentalism and deter others from joining...
Alaska teens propose Climate Change Task Force a youth program of the Alaska Center for the Environment that inspires rural and urban teen leaders to impact environmental issues by providing leadership skills training and supporting youth-led community action projects and campaigns.


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