NOAA Says Pesticides Killing NW Salmon, Orca

SEATTLE – A trio of widely-used pesticides threatens Northwest salmon and the orca that rely on them, even with these species on the brink of extinction. That's according to a biological opinion from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fisheri...
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Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Critics of the Trump administration's decision to exclude Florida from its offshore drilling plan say it has little to do with protecting the state's environment, and more to do with Gov. Rick Scott's political ambitions. The Republican gover...
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Incorporating Social Mission – Options for Social Entrepreneurs

Kavita Dolan Attorney At Law, Of Counsel, Perlman and Perlman Business with a purpose, triple bottom line, social enterprise, for-purpose business, social venture These are a few examples from the new lexicon of the flourishing world of commercial ventures str...
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Report: Climate Change Will Reduce U.S. Wind Power without Technology, Innovation

DENVER – A new study from the University of Colorado shows carbon emissions could reduce how much wind is available for making electricity, with the strongest impact in the central United States. The study's lead author, Kris Karnauskas, assistant professor of Atm...
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Report: Endangered Species Suffer When Feds Put Politics Before Science

  December 19, 2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The federal government is harming endangered species by disregarding the science when making political decisions, according to a new report. The study, Suppressed: How Politics Drowned out Science for Ten Endange...
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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Open-Pit Copper Mine

November 28, 2017 TUCSON, Ariz. – A coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Forest Service over its approval of an open-pit copper mine 30 miles outside of Tucson. The groups contend that the Forest Service violated the Clean Water Act and other state...
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Arctic Drilling: What’s at Stake for New Jersey?

TRENTON, N.J. – A plan to open up a cherished landscape to oil and gas drilling is steadily moving through Congress – and could have implications for New Jersey. The Senate tax proposal could be voted on early this week, and tied to it are plans to allow leasing ...
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New-Business Creation Declining in U.S.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Over the past decade, there has been a net decline in creation of new business in the United States. A new survey suggests one of the contributing factors appears to be a growing aversion to risk by young adults. The survey was conducted b...
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Critics: Study on NC Wind Farms Full of Hot Air

November 13, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina's wind farm development is in a holding pattern, with three projects stalled because of legislation passed this summer that places a moratorium on wind farms until the state can study the effects of wind farms on ...
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Photojournalist Faces 60 Years for Videotaping DC Protest Riot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jury selection starts this week in the multi-count felony trial of a photojournalist arrested while covering inauguration protests last January. Alexei Wood faces up to 60 years in prison for moving alongside and videotaping rioters as they prote...
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