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Browsing the "Environmental Protection Agency" Tag

Hard rock mining companies praise cleanup welfare programs

The Center for Science reports that between $1 billion and $12 billion is the current unfunded cleanup liability for country’s hardrock mines. [...]

March 20, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Wheeler, unlike Pruitt, is competent and far more dangerous

Promote alternative energy and increase employment? No. The Trump Administration supports negatively impactful and short lived fossil fuel extraction [...]

July 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Even the legally blind can see evil – Pebble Mine

Rarely has humanity seen such a blatant environmental extinction as planned out by Pebble Limited Partnership. Take action now... [...]

March 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

America’s peril, embracing backwardness

It even sounds stupid - end clean water rules. Most Americans would like to strengthen them. We could be an example to the world for stopping water pollution. [...]

July 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Uh oh, they’re back. Mining salmon grounds in Bristol Bay!

There is a biblical environmental tragedy looming here. One toxic mine tailing breach and thousands of years old salmon spawning grounds would be gone forever [...]

May 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Household chemicals and prescription drugs in your trout stream?

The sheer number of Americans taking drugs is one reason drugs in the water are a problem - 60 percent of Americans now take prescription drugs [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: As true conservative, Gaetz should cut Big Sugar

"a federal cut Gaetz could fight for that would eliminate an obscene... theft of taxpayer money... Gaetz should abolish the federal subsidy to Big Sugar." [...]

February 13, 2017 Conservation, Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Is there a ‘Canary’ in the trout waters we fish?

The value of public lands, clean water and good conservation practices cannot be overstated. Its value in terms of monetary impact throughout the U. S. far exceeds extraction, a temporary event with a legacy of permanent destruction [...]

May 23, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Good news/bad news – White House gives Bristol Bay some protections

The president announced a ban on future oil and gas drilling in Bristol Bay. This does not, however, apply to minerals mining, and will not effect hotly contested plans for Pebble Mine. [...]

December 18, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide