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04-25-18 - Urban Planning

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I was talking to someone the other day who said they were interested in urban planning. 180 more words

Showdown at the border(wall): the environmental perils of opposing all federal permitting reform

This week, a federal judge upheld the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to exempt construction of the border wall from many environmental laws, including the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act. 487 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

Critical Juncture for LANL: Plutonium Pit Production or Not

Editor’s Note: Nuclear Watch New Mexico and the Los Alamos Study Group both published news releases yesterday about the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) release of its Draft Environmental Assessment for the LANL facility that could radically expand plutonium pit production. 1,633 more words

Environmental Regulation

Environmental Impact Statements a Key Tool for Reporters, But for How Long?

Source:  Society for Environmental Journalists

An Oakdale, Calif., resident examines a map during a public meeting in June 2016 showing plans for Sacramento District parks and projects along the Lower Stanislaus River. 528 more words

Getting to know your Watershed Pt. 2

Digging up the data on the Iowa Watershed Approach

Before putting together a comprehensive watershed plan, a watershed community has to know the current state of their watershed. 538 more words

The Center

Editorial: Build the footbridge over the Deschutes River

The bill that would have killed the Bend Park & Recreation District’s plans for a footbridge over the Des­chutes River just south of Bend died a deserved death in the Legislature. 26 more words

Oregon Legislature

Interior Secretary Calls For Quicker Oil And Gas Permits

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s efforts to increase U.S. energy production got a boost Thursday from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who pledged to streamline permitting for oil and gas drilling and hold more frequent sales of drilling rights on federal lands. 428 more words