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Environmental activists, community members join city officials in protest of bill aims to convert northwest Salt Lake City into an international trade hub

Environmental activists and community members on Sunday joined the ranks of Salt Lake City officials speaking out against a bill that aims to create a self-governing international trade hub in the city’s northwest quadrant. 718 more words

Tax Reform Bill Would Give Back Alaskans Control Of Their Energy Future

By Nicolas Loris ~

In a compromise tax reform package, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to include language to open Alaska’s coastal plain for energy exploration and production. 658 more words

Public Opinion

Callous CALAS Activists Against The Poor

Anti-mining groups “protect” local tribe against phony risks by trampling on Guatemalan workers

By Paul Driessen ~

Not long ago, supposed “environmental justice” concerns at least involved risks to mine workers and their families. 1,331 more words

Public Opinion

Coca-Cola's Recyclable Love Story

It’s a simple sugary-sweet romantic tale. An ad portraying two bottles of Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and orange Fanta that constantly meet and revive their love affair… 248 more words


Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water In Texas

By Fred Lucas ~

Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday. 617 more words

Public Opinion

Saalumarada Thimmakka - India's tree lady

Environmental activism usually stems from people trying to protect and improve their immediate surroundings and ways of life. Yet, the pressure to grab land for commercial development means that the work of environmentalists is often seen as political and, in many parts of the world, they are at risk of abuse or even death. 282 more words