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New Critical Minerals Bill up for Senate Consideration

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By Aaron Mintzes

July 23, 2015

This week, the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the Chairman’s bill, S. 883, the American Mineral Security Act of 2015. The bill serves a number of noble purposes, yet also creates a worrisome permitting structure that could undermine community rights.

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Tagged with: critical minerals, strategic minerals, rare earth, senate energy and natural resources, s. 883

Rally to Stop Exploding Oil Trains in Baltimore!

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By Aaron Mintzes

July 13, 2015

On Wednesday, scores of concerned Baltimore residents gathered in front of City Hall to rally attention to the danger posed by exploding trains carrying crude oil through the heart of our city. Our friends at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Clean Water Action helped organize the event. CSX bomb trains bisect Charm City; the winding route takes these dangerous vehicles by the home stadia of the Ravens and Orioles, Johns Hopkins University, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Walters Art Museum, City Hall, the Maryland Zoo and many thousands of Baltimore’s citizens.

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Tagged with: local control, oil trains, crude by rail, baltimore

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