Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: public lands

Massive fracking on Nevada public lands sought by Trump administration, conservation...

The protest says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling for oil and fracking with dangerous chemicals on such a massive scale.

Trump administration wants to charge $70 entrance fee for national parks

The Trump administration's new proposed budget plan increases funding for dirty energy development on public lands, while cutting everything else.

Leaked Zinke memo urges Trump to shrink national monuments, allow drilling

Zinke also proposed opening these publicly held national monuments up to drilling, logging, commercial fishing and other activities for private profit.

7 key environmental amendments to watch

As debate continues on the spending bill, dozens of environmental amendments could receive votes. Here are some to watch:

Trump card: Ryan Zinke and the battle for America’s public lands

This is a legacy that will still be impacting both people and planet long after he’s gone.

Carl Pope: Why Donald Trump is going after our national monuments

Under Trump’s instructions, his cabinet has bountifully rewarded the patron’s favorite clients with sparkling rewards.

Groups challenge fracking plan for Ohio’s only national forest

The Wayne is Ohio's only national forest and it belongs to the people and should be preserved for generations to come.

Public lands and waters ‘for sale’ at US Dept. of Interior

"Secretary Zinke is meeting almost exclusively with fossil fuel lobbyists, ignoring the voices of people in this country."

2.7 million people want national monuments to remain protected

The public overwhelmingly supports public lands and oceans.

Trump’s plan to dismantle national monuments comes with steep cultural and...

The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.

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How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.

Why capitalism is leaving the US, in search of profit

Ongoing controversies and alarms surround this capitalist exodus.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.