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Target yanks farmed salmon, will only sell wild Alaska salmon

By Alan Septoff

January 27, 2010

This is great news for Bristol Bay, and the fisherfolk and communities that rely upon it.

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Tagged with: no dirty gold, bristol bay, pebble, golden rules, salmon, target


Big court victory for Canadians, Canada's environment

By Alan Septoff

January 22, 2010

Canada's Supreme Court rules that federal government, industry can't avoid rigorous environmental analysis of mine proposals through administrative chicanery.

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Tagged with: canada, miningwatch canada, nepa, eis


Mountaintop removal on the Colbert Report

By Alan Septoff

January 19, 2010

"That's why when I go to the dentist, I have him remove my teeth through the top of my head."
(video after the jump)

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Tagged with: coal, mountaintop removal


Gwen Lachelt talks fracking on NPR's Science Friday

By Alan Septoff

January 8, 2010

Today on NPR's Science Friday our Gwen Lachelt and industry's Kathleen Sgamma discussed hydraulic fracturing with Ira Flatow.

You can download the audio file here.

 

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Tagged with: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, ira flatow, science friday


New Interior oil & gas drilling policy is encouraging

By Cathy Carlson

January 7, 2010

EARTHWORKS applauds the Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey for their initiative to bring balance to the Nation s oil and gas program . For the past decade, there was an unprecedented run on the federal lands by big energy companies, securing oil and gas leases at bargain basement prices and speculating on the federal estate at the expense of the taxpayer and other resources.

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Tagged with: drilling, blm, interior department, ken salazar, bob abbey


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