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Energy exploration and development in protected areas

BY: ERROL A. GATUMBATO

Several protected areas in the Philippines are now confronted with proposals for the exploration and development of energy resources. The Northern Negros Natural Park in Negros Occidental is one of these PAs being eyed for geothermal survey. 2,114 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

2015 in Review: Public lands

Energy issues drive public lands debates

Staff Report

The battle over fossil fuel exploitation on public lands heated up in 2015, as environmental advocates launched an aggressive #keepitintheground campaign aimed at convincing the Obama administration to stop issuing leases and permits for oil and gas drilling. 457 more words

Environment

Colorado wants feds to sanction a market-driven sage grouse habitat conservation plan

Habitat exchange could pay off for Colorado ranchers, developers — and, hopefully, sage grouse

Staff Report

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says a state program aimed at conserving sage-grouse habitat… 365 more words

Environment

Lawmakers clash over tourism and energy development in southeastern Utah

MOAB — Lawmakers visiting this scenic community posed for pictures before breathtaking backdrops as they were briefed on efforts to balance a booming recreation and tourism business with energy development. 428 more words

News

The Utah State Legislature takes a road trip

GREEN RIVER, Utah — Sporting shorts and ball caps, state lawmakers abandoned the Capitol for a road trip to some of the state’s most scenic country. 386 more words

News

Westinghouse Atom Smasher, 1937

Built in 1937, the Westinghouse Atom Smasher, an engineering milestone, was a 5,000,000-volt Van de Graaff electrostatic nuclear accelerator and the centerpiece of the world’s first large-scale… 191 more words

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