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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition.Democratic Sens. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Chris Coons...in a Baltimore suburb on Tuesday evening aimed at elevating opposition on Cardin's home turf, but in a statement the group's...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-02/supporters-iran-deal-near-ke
Nation and World
Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...the right assumptions for me to make are, it's not going to go away," Odum said. "We saw quite a bit of very public opposition when we were in the Pacific Northwest."Odum said he's "110 percent ready" to work with people who want to find ways...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/shell-prez-oil-will-be-required-long-ti
State
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., shows opposition to the rule comes from both parties.The EPA counters that the rule merely clarifies which smaller waterways fall under federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-cou
State
Medicaid moves forward

...concludes that the medicaid expansion group meets the required language."If the Legislative Council continues to pursue its opposition to Medicaid expansion, attorneys likely will appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court, which has discretion to accept or reject...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
Local
Empire Editorial: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

...conversations in good faith. Southeast Alaskans may not get what they want in the end, and for some the issue is more about opposition to mining in general than transboundary mining, but Canada is listening. It's not a perfect solution but it's a start...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-28/bennetts-visit-reason-cautious-optimi
Opinion
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., shows opposition to the rule comes from both parties.The EPA counters that the rule merely clarifies which smaller waterways fall under federal...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-28/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-
Regional News
Obama's Iran deal may well survive on Capitol Hill

...survive in Congress despite unified GOP opposition and some Democratic defections, the...August recess has hardened Republicans' opposition to the deal on Capitol Hill and on the...Menendez of New Jersey, did announce his opposition to the deal, joining Chuck Schumer...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/obamas-iran-deal-may-well-survive-cap
Not For Web
Clinton distances from Obama on climate change

...Hillary Rodham Clinton is voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's authorization...wait-and-see approach than outright opposition to the trade deals he's pursuing...Bernie Sanders have been vocal in their opposition to Keystone, Arctic drilling and other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/clinton-distances-obama-climate-change
State
Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...restrictions have prompted concern from lawyers, rights groups, the opposition and even some Egyptian politicians and senior judges.The...law will have an effect on the public sphere and peaceful opposition activities more than terrorists and violent groups, who don't...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/egypt-president-approves-sweeping-ant
Not For Web
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...hundreds of miles downstream Tuesday, officials from the century-old mining towns of southwest Colorado defended their opposition to federal help.Mining companies don't like to invest in Superfund sites because they're heavily scrutinized and more...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-12/fearing-stigma-colorado-contested-sup
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